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Biological Opinion

by WWC Wheat Review
Wheat Life, January 2009

A boilogical opinion from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) would require additional farming restrictions if accepted by the EPA. NOAA said diazinon, malathion and chlorpyritos (Lorsban) are likely to jeopardize 27 populations of salmon on the West Coast. "Scientific research has shown corn can damage and even kill salmon," said Jim Balsiger, acting NOAA assistant administrator for the agency's fishery service. Restrictions of the biological opinion include:

EPA requested the biological opinions as a result of lawsuits from environmental groups.

WWC Wheat Review
Biological Opinion
Wheat Life, January 2009

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