Suit Says EPA Ignores Pesticide Threat To Wildlife

Law360, New York (January 24, 2011, 2:08 PM EST) -- Two groups have filed a lawsuit hoping to force the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to restrict pesticide use in and around the habitats of 214 endangered and threatened species.

The Center for Biological Diversity and Pesticide Action Network North America called their complaint, filed Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, "the most comprehensive legal action ever brought under the Endangered Species Act to protect imperiled species from pesticides."

“For decades, the EPA has turned a blind eye to the disastrous...
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