Corn Growers Take Pesticide Limits To High Court

Law360, New York (February 25, 2011, 6:06 PM EST) -- The National Corn Growers Association has taken its dispute with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over limits on certain pesticides to the U.S. Supreme Court following an appeals court decision upholding the complete elimination of so-called tolerances for pesticide residue.

The NCGA's petition for a writ of certiorari, filed in the high court Feb. 16 and made available Friday, asks whether the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit correctly construed the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act's hearing requirement and related rules....
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