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on April 8, 2011

House Approves Bill Blocking EPA From Requiring Pesticide Application Permits

The House has approved legislation that would prevent the Environmental Protection Agency from implementing a court order requiring applicators of pesticides to obtain Clean Water Act permits before they apply pesticides into, over, or near bodies of...

The House has approved legislation that would prevent the Environmental Protection Agency from implementing a court order requiring applicators of pesticides to obtain Clean Water Act permits before they apply pesticides into, over, or near bodies of water. The vote was 292-130. There is no companion legislation in the Senate.

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