Pesticide Action Network North America v. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

ELR Citation: 46 ELR 20139
No(s). 14-72794 (9th Cir. Aug 12, 2016)

The Ninth Circuit denied EPA's request for an additional six months to take final action on its proposal to ban the pesticide chlorpyrifos in response to an administrative petition filed nearly nine years ago. EPA claimed that "extraordinary circumstances" warranted the extension because it needed a...