State of Washington News: Court Agrees with Ferguson That EPA Cannot Allow Use of Dangerous Neurotoxic Pesticide

10Aug - by Editor - 0 - In STL.News



EPA’s decision put farmworkers, children, pregnant women potentially at risk

SEATTLE, WA — The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit agreed with Attorney General Bob Ferguson yesterday that the Environmental Protection Agency improperly halted a scientific safety review of the neurotoxic pesticide chlorpyrifos, allowing the continued use of the pesticide at potentially dangerous levels.

The court reversed the EPA’s decision to allow continued use of chlorpyrifos, and ordered the EPA to revoke all uses on food within 60 days.

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