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Enlist Duo Opposition
Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Tue Aug 5, 2014 12:10 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- A group of 50 federal lawmakers have asked the EPA and USDA to reject the registration of Dow AgroSciences' Enlist Duo, a herbicide designed to be used on corn genetically engineered to tolerate 2,4-D.

The proposed registration drew more than 27,000 public comments during a comment period that closed at the end of June. EPA said it was set to make a decision on the registration by late summer or early fall.

In a letter sent to USDA and EPA July 31, the lawmakers -- led by Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., and Chellie Pingree, D-Maine -- called ...

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