Pesticides And Endangered Species | September 19, 2011 Issue - Vol. 89 Issue 38 | Chemical & Engineering News
Volume 89 Issue 38 | pp. 24-25
Issue Date: September 19, 2011

Pesticides And Endangered Species

ACS Meeting News: Litigation hobbles already beleaguered federal agencies
Department: Government & Policy
News Channels: Environmental SCENE
Keywords: pesticides, endangered species, EPA

The Environmental Protection Agency has faced a continuous stream of lawsuits since the 1990s for failing to consult with the Fish & Wildlife Service (FWS) or the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) about the potential effects of pesticides on endangered species. Although chemical manufacturers, growers, and environmental groups agree that the process for protecting endangered species from pesticides is broken, how to . . .

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