Maryland Pest Control Ass'n v. Montgomery County

ELR Citation: ELR 20511
No(s). JFM-86-1688 (D. Md. Sep 29, 1986)

The court holds that the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) preempts Montgomery County, Maryland, regulations requiring commercial pesticide applicators to post sprayed areas and provide notification of pesticide hazards because FIFRA allows only states and not subdivisions ...