Federal Appeals Court Rules EPA Does Not Have to Ban Harmful Pesticide
The ruling was the result of a motion filed three months ago by Earthjustice, representing Pesticide Action Network and the Natural Resources Defense Council, requesting that the EPA make a decision on whether or not to ban the chemical. Per the ...
Federal Appeals Court Rules EPA Does Not Have to Ban Harmful ...
Chlorpyrifos can cause neurodevelopmental damage in children and is used on staple crops like apples and broccoli.
EPA's chlorpyrifos decision upheld in court
Pesticide Action Network and the Natural Resources Defense Council had argued that the March decision “was inadequate because it contained 'no new safety findings' and no 'final determination as to whether chlorpyrifos food tolerances must be revoked ...
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Environmental groups lose round one of chlorpyrifos fight
The court order issued Tuesday (July 18) upholds Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt's denial of a petition filed by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and Pesticide Action Network North America (PANNA).