EPA Sued Over Inaction On Pesticide Disclosure Rule

Law360, New York (March 6, 2014, 3:16 PM EST) -- Several health and environmental groups sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in California federal court on Wednesday, accusing the agency of putting the public's health at risk by dragging its feet on a proposed rule that would require companies to disclose potentially hazardous pesticide ingredients.

The EPA has failed to make any progress on a proposed rule that would force manufacturers to list so-called inert ingredients on their pesticide labels, said the Center for Environmental Health, the Physicians for Social Responsibility and Beyond Pesticides in their...
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Center for Environmental Health et al v. McCarthy


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3:14-cv-01013

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California Northern

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Other Statutes: Administrative Procedures Act/Review or Appeal of Agency Decision

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William H. Orrick

Date Filed

March 4, 2014

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