Tag: Environmental Protection Agency

EPA and GCSAA partner to promote best management practices and sustainability

October 4, 2022 By
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA) signed a partnership agreement, pledging a commitment to environmental stewardship and sustainability on golf courses. ...

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Pesticide regulations: Prepare for the worst

May 12, 2022 By
Steve Kammerer, Ph.D., a consulting agronomist for the USGA, discusses having a plan in place for possible changes regarding proposed pesticide regulations. ...

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PBI-Gordon Corp. announces EPA approval of new fungicide

November 6, 2019 By
PBI-Gordon Corporation announced that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently approved Union Fungicide SC (pending state registration). It will be available for sale in early 2020. Testing has shown that Union is effective in the preventative and curative treatment ...

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EPA approves Vexis herbicide granular

January 24, 2019 By
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency approved federal registration for Vexis herbicide granular, which will be available for sale in mid-2019. Based on a new proprietary active ingredient, pyrimisulfan, Vexis is the result of a partnership between PBI-Gordon Corp., Kumiai Chemical ...

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House votes to overturn WOTUS rule

January 19, 2016 By
The House voted Jan. 13 to overturn the U.S. EPA’s Clean Water Rule, which would protect certain waterways under federal regulation. The House passed the resolution 253-166, the Hill reported. Twelve Democrats supported the resolution, and one Republican voted against ...

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Water, Water Everywhere: Experts weigh in on WOTUS

November 13, 2015 By
But with Waters of the United States, not a clear answer in sight Last month’s second annual Virginia GCSA Fall Conference offered an impressive list of speakers — well known turf experts like Virginia Tech’s Erik Ervin, Ph.D., GCSAA’s Rafael ...

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