May 6, 2011 4:34 PM

Some fear that EPA is going too far in regulating pesticides

Many farmers across the nation want to make sure that federal regulators don't make it more difficult to spread chemicals on their land. On Capitol Hill, those farmers have found allies in Republicans and some Democrats who are working to ease the regulations and strip some power from the Environmental Protection Agency. The back and forth speaks to broader tension between some Republicans and the Obama administration over environmental policy.

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