201812.04
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Missouri’s decision to forego additional dicamba restrictions draws criticism

Published by The St. Louis Post Dispatch By Bryce Gray Dec 1, 2018 Less than three weeks after the Environmental Protection Agency extended approval through 2020 for top varieties of the controversial weedkiller, dicamba, agricultural officials in Missouri said that the state would not adopt any stricter regulations of its own. Some in Missouri’s agriculture…

201811.26
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Roundup Case Selected For First Federal Bellwether Trial in February 2019

Published by Lawsuits.com By Austin Kirk  November 21, 2018 The U.S. District Judge presiding over hundreds of Roundup cancer lawsuits has selected the first bellwether case that will go before a jury in the federal court system, with trial set to begin on February 25, 2019. While Bayer currently faces more than 9,300 product liability…

201811.26
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Dicamba is Killing Crops, Yet Continues to be Approved

Published by The Legal Reader By Sara Teller Nov 20, 2018 A joint investigation by Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting and the Food & Environment Reporting Network has found that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (FDA) could have stopped the destruction of dicamba long ago. Yet, two weeks ago, despite the destruction dicamba…

201811.21
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Finra Arbitrators Let Thousands of Brokers Purge Infraction Records

Published by The Wall Street Journal By Jean Eaglesham and Coulter Jones Nov. 17, 2018 8:00 a.m. ET — Brokers with scrubbed records are more likely to generate complaints, two academics found Thousands of brokers have scrubbed their records clean of complaints by customers and employers, allowing them to hide information from potential investors, according to a new…

201811.21
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Controversial weed killer may force some farmers out of business

Published by News Channel 5 Nashville By Ben Hall 6:34 PM, Nov 19, 2018 NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Some farmers are claiming a controversial weed killer is forcing them out of business. Just last month the EPA approved the use of Dicamba use for another two years with some new restrictions. It follows lawsuits and investigations…

201811.14
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States Untangle Dicamba Rules

Published by DTN By Emily Unglesbee 11/8/2018 | 2:57 PM CST States Struggle to Interpret and React to New Dicamba Rules ROCKVILLE, Md. (DTN) — Just how complex will dicamba use be in 2019? So complex that the three new dicamba labels released by EPA last week are each around 40 pages long and accompanied…