EPA Seeks To Stay Pesticide Cases

Law360, New York (October 1, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is seeking to stay three cases alleging that it wrongfully reregistered a group of pesticides that have been suspected of posing health risks to humans and wildlife while a related appellate lawsuit is pending.

In court documents filed Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, the agency asked to temporarily put a halt to proceedings in the three cases pending expedited review by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit of the jurisdictional determination...
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