Web Date: September 10, 2015
Court Overturns Federal Approval Of Dow Neonicotinoid
A federal court on Sept. 10 struck down EPA’s approval of the insecticide sulfoxaflor, citing the neonicotinoid’s possible risk to bees.
EPA’s 2013 decision to register sulfoxaflor “was based on flawed and limited data,” a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit found.
“Given the precariousness of bee populations, leaving the EPA’s registration of sulfoxaflor in place risks more potential environmental harm” than does striking it . . .
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