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Ranking Member Boozman, UA professor highlight harms of new EPA biotech rule

A final rule issued last week by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) threatens U.S. biotech innovation and creates new market barriers for small producers, University of Arkansas Professor Margaret Leigh Worthington told the Subcommittee on Food and Nutrition, Specialty Crops, Organics, and Research during her testimony at a hearing Wednesday on the farm bill horticulture…

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Boozman during a senate hearing

Boozman: EPA must include Arkansas in decision-making process

U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) called out the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its refusal to allow Arkansas to revise its plan to comply with federal air regulations that continue to be a moving target. “The EPA is great until you disagree with them,” Boozman said at a Senate Environment and Public Works Committee hearing. “They talk about federal…

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Baxter Lab in Mountain Home, Arkansas sits off Highway 201

Ads targeting blood cancer patients over emissions from Baxter Lab begin to circulate on social media

It’s interesting which ads pop up on social media feeds from time to time. Recently, an ad from Tosi Law has been showing up on Facebook and Twitter, asking Mountain Home residents if they’ve been diagnosed with blood cancer and suspect exposure to ethylene oxide while working at or living near the Baxter Healthcare plant…

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