Enviro Group Sues EPA Over Polar Bear Protection

Law360, New York (December 3, 2009, 6:16 PM EST) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has been hit with a lawsuit alleging it is violating the Endangered Species Act by failing to ensure that registered pesticides do not jeopardize the threatened polar bear and carry out programs for the species' conservation.

In its complaint, filed Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington, the Center for Biological Diversity challenged the “failure” of the EPA and its administrators to comply with the ESA because of the adverse impacts sustained by the polar bear...
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