Pesticide News Story: The EPA Opens 60-day Comment Period on Petition Seeking to Cancel Clothianidin
For Release: July 27, 2012
On July 19, 2012, the EPA denied portions of a petition requesting emergency suspension of clothianidin based on imminent hazard. In a July 27, 2012, Federal Register notice, the agency announced the decision to deny the suspension request and is inviting the public to comment on the decision and the remainder of the petition. The EPA will respond to the entirety of the petition at a later date after it has obtained and reviewed any public comments.
The Federal Register notice announcing the 60-day comment period on the petition is available at https://federalregister.gov/a/2012-18321.