Chemical Makers Want Say In EPA Pesticide Suit

Law360, New York (April 18, 2011, 5:21 PM EDT) -- Chemical makers moved Monday to intervene in a California lawsuit accusing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency of failing to consult with wildlife agencies about pesticides' effects on 214 endangered and threatened species, joining agricultural groups also lobbying for a say.

The American Chemistry Council, a trade association whose members produce 90 percent of the basic industrial chemicals made in the United States, told a federal court in California that it should be allowed to intervene to protect its business interests. The court has also received motions...
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