Court Tosses EPA Chlorpyrifos Action

LINCOLN, Neb. (DTN) — A federal appeals court threw out EPA’s actions banning the insecticide chlorpyrifos, ruling on Thursday the agency’s actions were arbitrary and capricious.

The ruling could clear the way for EPA to restore chlorpyrifos for the 2024 growing season. However, the ruling by the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals is in direct conflict with a ruling two years ago by the Ninth Circuit.

Read more of this story from DTN’s Todd Neeley here: https://www.dtnpf.com/agriculture/web/ag/crops/article/2023/11/02/appeals-court-sides-ag-vacates-epa

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