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Office of Inspector General

Report: EPA Can Strengthen Its Oversight of Herbicide Resistance With Better Management Controls

Report #17-P-0278, June 21, 2017

What Was Found

Billions of dollars in U.S. crop value are at risk due to the threat of herbicide-resistant weeds. With private and public partners, the EPA can establish better controls to manage and minimize the threat.

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