Manufacturers are seeking 2021 registration, meanwhile off-target damage is reaching high levels. According to experts, Iowa is seeing the most extensive damage since the 1960s when the herbicide was first introduced.
Bayer recently announced it would settle all Roundup, dicamba drift and PCB water litigation cases between $10.1 and $10.9 billion. At the same time, the company said this settlement is not an admission of fault.
Wednesday Bayer reached a settlement with plaintiffs in its Roundup, glyphosate, lawsuits and litigation concerning dicamba drift and PCB water. The company agreed to a total payment of $10.1 billion to $10.9 billion
“Petitioners’ motion to ‘Enforce this Court’s Vacatur and to Hold EPA in Contempt,’ is a thinly-veiled attempt to revive arguments the court already rejected or declined to reach. It should be denied."
As farmers wait for the 9th Circuit Court's next move, plaintiffs in the dicamba case say EPA going against the court and issuing its own guidance proves EPA is working for chemical companies, not farmers.