Corn Growers' Pesticide Dispute Won't Go To High Court

Law360, New York (May 31, 2011, 11:58 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to hear the National Corn Growers Association’s challenge of a ruling that upheld the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's decision to ban certain pesticide residues in food.

The NCGA's petition for a writ of certiorari, filed in the high court Feb. 16, asked whether the District of Columbia Circuit correctly construed the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act's hearing requirement and related rules in making its decision.

“We are greatly disappointed by the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision not to review...
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