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  • New Law Countdown #4: Amendments to the Illinois Pesticide Act

    Posted by on January 3, 2017
    Counting down new Illinois environmental laws that took effect on January 1, 2017 is Public Act 99-0540, which provides that if specified notice is submitted, then an employer may request that the unused portion of a terminated licensee's pesticide applicator or operator license term be transferred to a newly certified or re-certified individual. (more…)...
  • U.S. Senate Bill Would Eliminate Duplicative Permitting

    Posted by on September 22, 2015
    According to news reports, a "recently submitted Senate bill, the Sensible Environmental Protection Act, amends FIFRA [the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act] and CWA [the Clean Water Act] to prohibit the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) or a state from requiring a permit for a discharge into navigable waters of a pesticide authorized under FIFRA and clarifies the permitting ...

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