A bicameral group of Republican Agriculture Committee members is calling on the EPA to rescind its decision to revoke all food tolerances for chlorpyrifos and follow scientifically sound, risk based regulatory processes. In a letter to EPA Administrator Michael Regan, the lawmakers point out how the agency ignored the safety finding of its own scientists. The lawmakers signing the letter include North Dakota Senator John Hoeven, South Dakota Senator John Thune, South Dakota Representative Dusty Johnson, and Minnesota Representatives Jim Hagedorn and Michelle Fischbach.
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