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EPA sidesteps normal public process to approve BASF’s cancer-linked pesticide

April 3, 2020 – By Johnathan Hettinger, Investigate Midwest – This week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that soybean farmers in 25 states are now able to spray a pesticide [isoxaflutole] that the agency has determined is likely to cause cancer and drift hundreds of feet from where it is applied.

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