Environmentalists, Unions Sue EPA Over Pesticide

Law360, New York (August 1, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A coalition of advocacy groups and unions, including the United Farm Workers of America and the National Resources Defense Council, has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in an attempt to force the agency to ban the use of allegedly deadly pesticides.

The groups filed suit against EPA Administrator Stephen L. Johnson Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California on Tuesday, accusing the independent federal agency of violating the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) by re-registering...
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