In 2012, GCSAA lobbied members of Congress in support of H.R. 6194, the U.S. Agricultural Sector Relief Act of 2012, which would put additional pressure on EPA to grant methyl bromide critical use exemptions.
In 2012, GCSAA submitted comments on EPA’s denial of a petition to suspend the clothianidin registration.
In 2013, GCSAA and its members participated in the focus meeting of the opening of the MSMA Registration Review docket.
In 2013, GCSAA worked with U.S. EPA to secure a methyl bromide critical use exemption until a suitable alternative is found.
On August 22, 2013, GCSAA offered the "Hazard Communication, the Globally Harmonized System & Your Golf Course" webcast to provide initial background on the update to the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard, aligning it with the United Nations' Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling.
GCSAA was able to secure from the U.S. E.P.A. a three year extension on the use of existing stocks of Nemacur.
At the 2014 Golf Industry Show, GCSAA presented the "Healthcare Reform and the Hazard Communication Standard: What You Need to Know Now" session which focused on implementation of the Globally Harmonized System of Pesticide Labeling (GHS).
In 2015, GCSAA worked with industry and EPA on the Registration Review of the pyrethroid class of insecticides.
In 2015, GCSAA submitted public comment EPA’s proposed rule to amend applicator certification requirements for Restricted Use Pesticides.
In 2016, GCSAA worked with the Pesticide Policy Coalition on a strategic effort to ensure EPA follows its longstanding policy and procedures for pesticide regulation under FIFRA.
On July 26, 2016, GCSAA offered the "Globally Harmonized System & SDS Labels at Your Golf Course" webinar to provide update on the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard, aligning it with the United Nations’ Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling.