AGs Urge EPA To Take Up Tougher Pesticide Rule

Law360, New York (April 26, 2010, 2:23 PM EDT) -- Six state attorneys general have written to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to express their support for a proposed new rule requiring chemical companies to divulge inert as well as active ingredients in pesticides on the products' labels.

The attorneys general of Massachusetts, California, Illinois, Maryland, New Jersey, New Mexico and Oklahoma submitted written comments to the EPA on Friday urging the agency to take up the rule.

“It’s important that consumers understand what potentially hazardous materials are in the products they use so that they...
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