EPA Fights 9th Circ. Battle Over Pesticide Testing

Law360, New York (August 13, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency faced off Wednesday against a nonprofit organization that has accused it of being too sluggish in implementing a pesticide testing program, as lawyers for both sides traded barbs in a federal appeals court over whether the plaintiffs have standing to sue.

The long-running court feud stems from allegations by the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine that the EPA has dragged its feet on meeting congressionally mandated deadlines for the development and implementation of a chemical screening program required by the Food...
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