30 Jun '17, 9pm

Major legal victory: #EPA Must Consider Harm to #EndangeredSpecies When Approving New #Pesticides

For Immediate Release, June 30, 2017 Contact: Brett Hartl, (202) 817-8121, [email protected] Court: EPA Must Consider Harm to Endangered Species When Approving New Pesticides WASHINGTON— A federal court ruled today that the Environmental Protection Agency must consider harm to protected plants and animals before approving new pesticides. The ruling came in response to a challenge by conservation groups of the agency’s registration of cyantraniliprole, a novel and untested insecticide with deadly impacts on endangered butterflies and other native pollinators. “This ruling makes clear that the EPA can’t ignore the well-known harms pesticides pose to endangered species,” said Brett Hartl, government affairs director at the Center for Biological Diversity, a plaintiff in the case. “This is an important victory offering common-sense protection from pesticides to so...

Full article: http://www.biologicaldiversity.org/news/press_releases/20...

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