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[ 0 ] July 28, 2011

From Syngenta Crop Protection: Syngenta’s assessment concludes that atrazine hazard and exposure via drinking water have been well characterized. The current regulatory standards are protective of human health and result in large margins of exposure (MOEs)… …Atrazine Exposure Is Well Characterized Most of the US population are minimally exposed, and SDWA data can be used […]

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Atrazine Water Monitoring and Human Health (FINAL SAP Talking Points)

[ 0 ] July 25, 2011

From Syngenta Crop Protection: – Talking Points – The focus of the July 2011 Scientific Advisory Panel (SAP) meeting will be on the atrazine water-monitoring and human-health studies. Syngenta has been contributing additional information to the EPA and SAP to advance the science on human toxicology and exposure and risk assessment.  Atrazine is one of […]

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Re-evaluation of the Human Health Effects of Atrazine: Review of Non-cancer Effects, Drinking Water Monitoring Frequency and Cancer Epidemiology

[ 0 ] July 21, 2011

From the July 2011 Scientific Advisory Panel (SAP) Overview: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will convene a Scientific Advisory Panel (SAP) to consider and review atrazine water-monitoring and human-health studies July 26-29, 2011. The Public Comment period opens Tuesday, July 26, from 4 to 6 p.m. and continues Wednesday morning, July 27, beginning at 8:45 […]

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Kansas farming communities targeted by trial attorneys for atrazine lawsuit

[ 0 ] July 21, 2011

From High Plains/Midwest AG Journal: Kansas – News that two Kansas agricultural communities have signed on as participants in a class action lawsuit against the maker of the farm herbicide atrazine came as both a surprise and a disappointment to the Kansas Corn Growers Association and the Kansas Grain Sorghum Producers Association. The cities of […]