Volume 89 Issue 9 | p. 44 | Concentrates
Issue Date: February 28, 2011

EPA Updates Pesticide Use Data

Department: Government & Policy
News Channels: Environmental SCENE
Keywords: pesticides, agriculture

EPA has released its latest estimates of U.S. pesticide sales and usage, for 2006 and 2007. The report provides hard-to-find data compiled from the agency’s records, USDA surveys, and proprietary sources. The last time EPA released such information was in 2001. The report includes graphical illustration of trends and levels of pesticide use since 1988; data back to 1980 are available online (epa.gov/opp00001/pestsales). The report also provides data on imports, exports, producers, and . . .

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