Volume 92 Issue 34 | p. 7 | News of The Week
Issue Date: August 25, 2014 | Web Date: August 22, 2014

Court Rejects Most Claims In Endangered Species Case

Federal court rules that challenges to pesticide approvals are time-barred
Department: Government & Policy
News Channels: Environmental SCENE
Keywords: pesticides, endangered species, EPA

A federal court has dismissed most of the arguments in a suit claiming that the Environmental Protection Agency approved dozens of pesticides without examining their impacts on endangered species.

The ruling leaves the door open, however, for the plaintiffs to refile complaints for 11 pesticides.

The matter began in January 2011 when the Center for Biological Diversity and other environmental groups filed their original case. They claimed that EPA failed . . .

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