Comments to EPA on Draft Ecological Risk Assessments for Atrazine, Simazine and Propazine Registration Review | U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Comments to EPA on Draft Ecological Risk Assessments for Atrazine, Simazine and Propazine Registration Review

Monday, October 3, 2016 - 4:00pm

VIA ELECTRONIC FILING

TO: Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP) Docket
Environmental Protection Agency Docket Center (28221T)
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20460-0001

RE: Public Comment on “Atrazine, Simazine, and Propazine Registration Review; Draft Ecological Risk Assessments; Notice of Availability” (Federal Register Vol. 81, No. 108, p. 36301) (June 6, 2016); Docket No. EPA-HQ-OPP-2015-0794

TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN:

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the world’s largest business federation representing the interests of more than 3 million businesses of all sizes, sectors, and regions, as well as state and local chambers and industry associations, and dedicated to promoting, protecting, and defending America’s free enterprise system, submits these comments to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on the above-referenced draft ecological risk assessment for atrazine. Atrazine has long been one of the most effective and widely used herbicides on the market and many Chamber members rely on its use as an important part of their business operations. The Chamber has significant concerns regarding the development and consequences of EPA’s draft ecological risk assessment for atrazine...