Case Law Index Pesticide Regulation

January 1, 1995 – March 1, 2011

 

This index provides a comprehensive though not necessarily exhaustive compilation of reported and unreported federal and state court decisions involving pesticide regulation that were decided between the dates listed above. The cases are listed in reverse chronological order. The “Text” link goes to the freely available Google Scholar text of the opinion.  These listings are for educational purposes only, and are not a substitute for legal counsel.


 

SUPREME COURT

BASF Corp. v. Peterson, 127 S. Ct. 579 (2006)

Bates v. Dow Agrosciences, L.L.C., 544 U.S. 431 (2005)  Text

Bourne ex rel. Bourne v. E.I. DuPont de Nemours & Co., 543 U.S. 917 (2004)


 

FIRST CIRCUIT

Brunault v. S.C. Johnson & Son, Inc., No. Civ.A.00-30059-FHF, 2002 WL 32538419 (D.Mass. Sept. 24, 2002)

United States v. Tropical Fruit, S.E., 96 F. Supp. 2d 71 (D. P.R. 2000) (use of pesticides in violation of CERCLA)   Text

In re Dupont-Benlate Litig., 877 F. Supp. 779 (D. P.R. 1995) (breach of express and implied warranties, hidden defects of the fungicide)  Text


 

SECOND CIRCUIT

Natural Res. Def. Council v. EPA, No. 09 Civ. 4317(DLC), 2010 WL 431885 (S.D.N.Y. Feb. 8, 2010) (claims of violations by EPA in conditional approval of pesticide)  Text

Natural Res. Def. Council v. Johnson, 461 F.3d 164 (2nd Cir. 2006)  Text

Fox v. Cheminova, Inc., 387 F.Supp. 2d 160 (E.D.N.Y. 2005)  Text

W. Harlem Envtl. Action v. EPA, 380 F.Supp. 2d 289 (S.D.N.Y. 2005)  Text

Orkins v. Spartan Chem. Co., No. Civ. 1:04CV49, 2005 WL 1661961 (D.Vt. July 14, 2005)

No Spray Coal. v. City of New York, No. 00 Civ. 5395(GBD), 2005 WL 1354041 (S.D.N.Y. June 8, 2005)  Text

Williams v. Dow Chem. Co., No. 01 Civ. 4307(PKC), 2004 WL 1907311 (S.D.N.Y. Aug. 25, 2004)

New York v. EPA, 350 F.Supp. 2d 429 (S.D.N.Y. 2004)  Text

Williams v. Dow Chem. Co., 326 F.Supp. 2d 443 (S.D.N.Y. 2004)  Text

In re “”Agent Orange” Prod. Liab. Litig., 304 F.Supp. 2d 404 (E.D.N.Y. 2004)  Text

Williams v. Dow Chem. Co., No. 01 Civ. 4307(PKC), 2004 WL 1348932 (S.D.N.Y. June 16, 2004)

No Spray Coal. v. City of New York, 351 F.3d 602 (2nd Cir. 2003)  Text

Williams v. Dow Chem. Co., 255 F.Supp. 2d 219 (S.D.N.Y. 2003)  Text

Fox v. Cheminova, Inc., 213 F.R.D. 113 (E.D.N.Y. 2003)

No Spray Coal. v. City of New York, No. 00 Civ.5395 JSM, 2002 WL 31682387 (S.D.N.Y. 2002)

Altman v. Town of Amherst, 47 Fed. Appx. 62 (2nd Cir. 2002)

Terminix Int’l Co. v. Rocque, 210 F.Supp. 2d 97 (D.Conn. 2002)  Text

Plourde v. Gladstone, 69 Fed. App’x 485 (2nd Cir. 2003)

Plourde v. Gladstone, 190 F.Supp. 2d 708 (D.Vt. 2002)  Text

No Spray Coalition, Inc. v. City of New York, 252 F.3d 148 (2d Cir. 2001) (whether city’s spraying of insecticides violated RCRA)   Text

No Spray Coal., Inc. v. City of New York, 00 CIV. 5395 (JSM), 2000 WL 1401458 (S.D. N.Y. Sept. 25, 2000) (whether city’s spraying of insecticides violated CWA and RCRA)

Mainline Tractor & Equip. Co., Inc. v. Nutrite Corp., 937 F. Supp. 1095 (D. Vt. 1996) (crop damage action)   Text

Uniroyal Chem. Co. v. Drexel Chem. Co., 931 F. Supp. 132 (D. Conn. 1996) (challenging ownership of prior research studies)  Text


 

THIRD CIRCUIT

Indian Brand Farms v. Novartis Crop Protection, 617 F.2d 207 (3rd.Cir. 2010) (damage to plants due to reaction with fungicides)  Text

Pritchard v. Dow Agro Sciences, 705 F.Supp.2d 471, 2010 WL 936767 (W.D. Pa. 2010) (motion to exclude expert testimony in pesticide case)  Text

Indian Brand Farms, Inc. v. Novartis Crop Prot., Inc., No. 99-2118, 2007 WL 4571087 (D.N.J. Dec. 20, 2007) (FIFRA preemption of state damage claims)

Mangan v. Brierre, Civil Action No. 06-3204, 2007 WL 475820 (E.D. Pa. Feb. 9, 2007)  Text

Mortellite v. Novartis Crop Prot., Inc., 460 F.3d 483 (3rd Cir. 2006)  Text

FMC Corp. v. Control Solutions, Inc., 369 F.Supp. 2d 539 (E.D. Pa. 2005)  Text

Nat’l Res. Def. Council v. EPA, No. Civ. RDB 03-2444, 2005 WL 1241904 (D.Md. May 24, 2005)

Mortellite v. Novartis Crop Prot., Inc., 278 F.Supp. 2d 390 (D.N.J. 2003)  Text

Sultan Chemists, Inc. v. EPA, 281 F.3d 73 (3rd Cir. 2002)  Text


 

FOURTH CIRCUIT

Dow AgroSciences LLC v. Nat’l Marine Fisheries Serv., No. 09-1968, 2011 WL 711855 (4th Cir. March 2, 2011) (biological opinion of agency regarding pesticide safety is subject to review by District Court)

Dow AgroSciences LLC v. Nat’l Marine Fisheries Serv., 638 F.Supp.2d 508 (D. Md. 2009) (jurisdiction of federal courts to hear FIFRA actions)  Text

Rogers v. Dow Agrosciences, L.L.C., No. 4:06CV00015, 2006 WL 3147393 (W.D. Va. Oct. 31, 2006)  Text

Syngenta Crop Prot., Inc. v. EPA, 444 F.Supp. 2d 435 (M.D.N.C. 2006)  Text

Syngenta Crop Prot., Inc. v. EPA, 439 F.Supp. 2d 458 (M.D.N.C. 2006)  Text

Oxley v. Asplundh Tree Expert Co., Civil No. 1:06CV60, 2006 WL 1642152 (W.D.N.C. June 12, 2006)

Bourne ex rel. Bourne v. E.I. DuPont de Nemours & Co., 85 Fed. App’x 964 (4th Cir. 2004)

Syngenta Crop Prot., Inc. v. EPA, 222 F.R.D. 271 (M.D.N.C. 2004)  Text

Marsh v. W.R. Grace & Co., 80 Fed. App’x 883 (4th Cir. 2003)

Syngenta Crop Prot., Inc. v. EPA, 202 F.Supp. 2d 437 (M.D.N.C. 2002)  Text

S. States Coop. Inc. v. I.S.P. Co., 198 F.Supp. 2d 807 (N.D.W.Va. 2002)  Text


 

FIFTH CIRCUIT

Tex. Grain Storage, Inc. v. Monsanto, Inc., No. SA-07-CA-673-OG, 2008 WL 2570530 (W.D. Tex. June 26, 2008) (antitrust claim against Monsanto)

Dawson Farms, LLC v. BASF Corp, No. 06-0737, 2008 WL 2222214 (W.D. La. May 16, 2008) (product’s liability claim against pesticide manufacturer)

Sigma Coatings USA B.V. v. Sigmakalon B.V., Civil Action No. 06-2850, 2006 WL 2548259 (E.D. La. Aug. 31, 2006)

C.C. Prine v. BASF Corp., Civil Action No. 06-0966, 2006 WL 2294822 (M.D. La. Aug. 7, 2006)  Text

Morgan v. Powe Timber Co., 367 F.Supp. 2d 1032 (S.D. Miss. 2005)  Text

W. Tex. Agriplex v. Mid-Continent Cas. Co., No. Civ.A. 5:03-CV-199-C, 2004 WL 1515122 (N.D. Tex. July 7, 2004)  Text

Dow Agrosciences, L.L.C. v. Bates, No. Civ.A. 5:01-CV-331-C, 2003 WL 22660741 (N.D. Tex. Oct. 14, 2003)

Dow Agrosciences, L.L.C. v. Bates, 332 F.3d 323 (5th Cir. 2003)  Text

Bayer Corp. v. Custom School Frames, L.L.C., 259 F.Supp. 2d 503 (E.D. La. 2003)  Text

Doe v. Veneman, 230 F.Supp. 2d 739 (W.D. Tex. 2002)  Text

Dow AgroSciences, L.L.C. v. Bates, 205 F.Supp. 2d 623 (N.D. Tex. 2002)  Text

Fanguy v. Eastover Country Club L.L.C., No. Civ.A. 01-3778, 2002 WL 31729481 (E.D. La. Dec. 2, 2002)

Barrette v. Dow Agrosciences, L.L.C., No. Civ.A. 02-1677, 2002 WL 31365598 (E.D. La. Oct. 18, 2002)

Fanguy v. Eastover Country Club L.L.C., No. Civ.A. 01-3778, 2002 WL 1888901 (E.D. La. Aug. 16, 2002)

Agrosciences v. Bates, No. CIV.A. 5:01-CV-331-C, 2002 WL 1205143 (N.D. Tex. Mar. 12, 2002)

Delgado v. Shell Oil Co., 231 F.3d 165 (5th Cir. 2000) (personal injuries due to exposure to nematocide while working on farms in 23 foreign countries)   Text

Hart v. Bayer Corp., 199 F.3d 239 (5th Cir. 2000) (breach of implied warranty of merchantability, misrepresentations)   Text

Andrus v. Agrevo USA Co., 178 F.3d 395 (5th Cir. 1999) (crop damage action)   Text

Andrus v. Agrevo USA Co., 4:97CV22-EMB, 1998 WL 34024162 (N.D. Miss. Sept. 18, 1998) (crop damage action)

Deshotel v. Rhone-Poulenc, Inc., 969 F. Supp. 397 (W.D. La. 1997) (label-based claims of failure to warn of known defect)   Text

Delgado v. Shell Oil Co., 890 F. Supp. 1324 (S.D. Tex. 1995) (personal injuries due to exposure to nematocide while working on farms in 23 foreign countries)  Text


 

SIXTH CIRCUIT

Nat’l Cotton Council of Am. v. U.S. Envtl. Prot. Agency, 553 F.3d 927 (6th Cir. 2009) (exemption of pesticides from the Clean Water Act)  Text

Essenmacher v. Orkin Exterminating Co., 216 Fed. App’x 521 (6th Cir. 2007)

Essenmacher v. Orkin Exterminating Co., No. 00-CV-74094-DT, 2006 WL 760320 (E.D. Mich. Mar. 23, 2006)  Text

Perry v. Se. Boll Weevil Eradication Found., 154 Fed. App’x 467 (6th Cir. 2005)

Morgan v. Hardeman County, No. 01-1043, 2002 WL 1397256 (W.D. Tenn. Feb. 12, 2002)

Gooch v. E.I. DuPont de Nemours & Co., 40 F. Supp. 2d 863 (W.D. Ky. 1999) (crop damage action)  Text


 

SEVENTH CIRCUIT

Clifford v. Crop Production Servs., Inc., 627 F.3d 268 (7th Cir. 2010) (negligence claim against supplier of herbicides for crop loss after use of herbicides)  Text

United States v. Wabash Valley Serv. Co., No. 05 CR 40029 JPG, 2006 WL 3526704 (S.D. Ill. June 8, 2006)

United States v. Wabash Valley Serv. Co., 426 F.Supp. 2d 835 (S.D. Ill. 2006)  Text

Croplife Am., Inc. v. City of Madison, 373 F.Supp. 2d 905 (W.D. Wis. 2005)  Text

Hunt v. Unknown Chem. Mfr. No. One, No. IP02-389CMS, 2003 WL 23101798 (S.D. Ind. Nov. 5, 2003)

LeVake v. Zawistowski, No. 02-C-0657-C, 2003 WL 23200367 (W.D. Wis. Oct. 10, 2003)

LeVake v. Zawistowski, No. 02-C-0657-C, 2003 WL 23170803 (W.D. Wis. Aug. 15, 2003)

In re StarLink Corn Prod. Liab. Litig., 212 F.Supp. 2d 828 (N.D. Ill. 2002)  Text

Hainlen v. Atofina Chemicals, Inc., IP 00-1689-C H/K, 2001 WL 1781922 (S.D. Ind. Nov. 21, 2001) (crop damage action)

Seegers v. Pioneer Hi-Bred Int’l, 997 F. Supp. 1124 (N.D. Ind. 1998) (crop damage action)  Text

Kuiper v. American Cyanamid Co., 131 F.3d 656 (7th Cir. Wis. 1997) (products liability; FIFRA preemption)   Text

Kuiper v. American Cyanamid Co., 960 F. Supp. 1378 (E.D. Wis. 1997) (crop damage action)   Text

Kuiper v. American Cyanamid Co., 913 F. Supp. 1236 (E.D. Wis. 1996) (crop damage action)  Text

Murray v. Commonwealth Edison, 905 F. Supp. 512 (N.D. Ill. 1995) (jurisdiction of federal courts to hear FIFRA actions)   Text


 

EIGHTH CIRCUIT

Pierce v. Fremar, LLC, No. 09-4066-KES, 2010 WL 5172883 (D. S.D. Dec. 14, 2010) (liability for accidental pesticide application and destruction of winter wheat)

Scottsdale Ins. Co. v. Universal Crop Prot. Alliance, 620 F.3d 926 (8th Cir. 2010) (pollution exclusion in insurance policy relieved insurer of obligation to defend suit for crop destruction)  Text

Voss v. Saint Martin Coop., No. 09-3239, 2010 WL 2035804 (8th Cir. May 25, 2010) (FIFRA provides no private right of action)  Text

K.C.1986 Ltd. P’ship v. Reade Mfg., 472 F.3d 1009 (8th Cir. 2007)  Text

Braun v. E.I. DuPont de Nemours & Co., No. Civ.04-1007, 2006 WL 290552 (D.S.D. Feb. 7, 2006)

Wuebker v. Wilbur-Ellis Co., 418 F.3d 883 (8th Cir. 2005)  Text

Hardin v. BASF Corp., 397 F.3d 1082 (8th Cir. 2005) (preemption)  Text

Wuebker v. Wilbur-Ellis Co., 338 F.Supp. 2d 974 (S.D. Iowa 2004) (FIFRA preemption)  Text

Home Pest & Termite Control, Inc. v. Dow Agrosciences, L.L.C., No. 8:02CV406, 2004 WL 240556 (D.Neb. Feb. 6, 2004)

Hardin v. BASF Corp., 290 F.Supp. 2d 964 (E.D. Ark. 2003)  Text

Dahlman Farms, Inc. v. FMC Corp., 240 F.Supp. 2d 1012 (D.Minn. 2002) (FIFRA preemption)  Text

Netland v. Hess & Clark, Inc., 284 F.3d 895 (8th Cir. 2002) (FIFRA preemption)  Text

Stenehjem v. Whitman, A3-00-109, 2001 WL 1708825 (D. N.D. June 20, 2001) (lack of court’s jurisdiction)

Netland v. Hess & Clark, Inc., 140 F. Supp. 2d 1011 (D. Minn. 2001) (products liability; FIFRA preemption)   Text

Friedlein v. E.I. DuPont De Nemours & Co., 68 F. Supp. 2d 1061 (N.D. Iowa 1999) (product liability; crop damage action)   Text

Maynard Co-op. Co. v. Zeneca, Inc., 143 F.3d 1099 (8th Cir. 1998) (losses due to prior application of herbicide)  Text

Mascarenas v. Miles Inc., 986 F. Supp. 582 (W.D. Mo. 1997) (personal injury due to exposure to crop pesticide)   Text

United States v. Saul, 955 F. Supp. 1076 (E.D. Ark. 1996) (using a restricted pesticide in a manner inconsistent with the label)   Text

Bruce v. ICI Ams., 933 F. Supp. 781 (S.D. Iowa 1996) (products liability and contract action against pesticide manufacturer)   Text

United States v. Saul, 955 F. Supp. 1073 (E.D. Ark. 1996) (using restricted use pesticide in manner inconsistent with its labeling)   Text

Welchert v. American Cyanamid, 59 F.3d 69 (8th Cir. Neb. 1995) (products liability action against herbicide manufacturer)  Text


 

NINTH CIRCUIT

Center for Food Safety v. Vilsack, No. 10-17719, 2011 WL 676187 (9th Cir. Feb 25, 2011) (organic seed business owners did not demonstrate that herbicide-resistant sugar beets posed likelihood of genetic contamination)

Ctr. for Food Safety v. Vilsack, No. C 088-00484 JSW, 2010 WL 3222482 (N.D. Cal. Aug. 13, 2010) (genetically engineered sugar beets)  Text

Ctr. For Biological Diversity v. E.P.A., No. C07-02794 JCS, 2010 WL 2143658 (N.D. Cal. May 17, 2010) (pesticide did not have an effects determination under Endangered Species Act)

Alcala v. Monsanto Co., No. C 08-4828 PJH, 2010 WL 1689113 (N.D. Cal. April 26, 2010) (personal injury suit alleging overexposure to herbicide)

United Farm Workers of Am. v. EPA, 592 F.3d 1080 (9th Cir. 2010) (review of registration of pesticide; lack of court’s jurisdiction)  Text

Gowan Co. v. Aceto Agric. Chems., No. CV-09-1124-PHX-JAT, 2009 WL 2028387 (D. Ariz. July 10, 2009) (copyright infringement of pesticide label)  Text

Adams v. United States, No. 03-0049-E-BLW, 2009 WL 1085481 (D. Idaho Apr. 20, 2009) (excluding testimony that pesticide label violated FIFRA)  Text

Adams v. United States, No. 03-0049-E-BLW, 2009 WL 1085490 (D. Idaho Apr. 20, 2009) (motion to exclude expert testimony on pesticide’s label)  Text

Adams v. United States, No. 03-0049-E-BLW, 2009 WL 1035261 (D. Idaho Apr. 16, 2009) (exclusion of testimony on re-registration of pesticide)  Text

Adams v. United States, No. 03-0049-E-BLW, 2009 WL 982153 (D. Idaho Apr. 9, 2009) (motion to exclude evidence on experts in pesticide use)  Text

Adams v. United States, No. 03-0049-E-BLW, 2009 WL 929053 (D. Idaho Apr. 3, 2009) (motion to exclude pesticide experts)  Text

Pesticide Action Network N. Am. v. U.S. Envtl. Prot. Agency, No. C 08-1814 MHP, 2008 WL 5130405 (N.D. Cal. Dec. 5, 2008) (challenging the reregistration of four pesticides)  Text

United Farm Workers v. Adm’r, U.S. E.P.A., No. C 07-3950, 2008 WL 3929135 (N.D. Cal. Aug. 26, 2008) (review of granting reregistration to pesticide)

Nw. Coal. for Alternatives to Pesticides v. U.S. E.P.A., 544 F.3d 1043 (9th Cir. 2008) (review of objections raised to pesticide tolerances)  Text

United Farmworkers of Am. v. Adm’r, U.S. E.P.A., No. C04-099RSM, 2008 WL 2117114 (W.D. Wash. May 19, 2008) (challenging denial of reregistration pesticides)

Physicians Comm. for Responsible Medicine v. EPA, No. C 05-04093 CRB, 2006 WL 3000657 (N.D. Cal. Oct. 20, 2006)  Text

Chem. Producers & Distrib. Ass’n v. Helliker, 463 F.3d 871 (9th Cir. 2006)  Text

Wash. Toxics Coal. v. U.S. Dep’t of Interior, 457 F.Supp. 2d 1158 (W.D. Wash. 2006)  Text

Geertson Farms, Inc. v. Johanns, 439 F.Supp. 2d 1012 (N.D. Cal. 2006)  Text

City of Livingston v. Dow Chem. Co., No. C 05-03262 JSW, 2005 WL 2463916 (N.D. Cal. Oct. 5, 2005)

City of Oceanside v. Dow Chem. Co., No. C 05-02482 JSW, 2005 WL 2463917 (N.D. Cal. Oct. 5, 2005)

Montara Water & Sanitary Dist., No. C 05-02480 JSW, 2005 WL 2463918 (N.D. Cal. Oct. 5, 2005)

City of Alhambra v. Dow Chem. Co., No. C 05-02595 JSW, 2005 WL 2463952 (N.D. Cal. Oct. 5, 2005)

Ctr. for Biological Diversity v. Leavitt, No. C 02-01580JSW, 2005 WL 2277030 (N.D. Cal. Sept. 19, 2005)

Fairhurst v. Hagener, 422 F.3d 1146 (9th Cir. 2005) (application of pesticide)  Text

Wash. Toxics Coal. v. EPA, 413 F.3d 1024 (9th Cir. 2005)  Text

Adams v. United States, 420 F.3d 1049 (9th Cir. 2005)  Text

Wroncy v. Or. Dep’t of Transp., 94 Fed. App’x 559 (9th Cir. 2004)

Davidson v. Arch Chem. Specialty Prod., Inc., 347 F.Supp. 2d 938 (D.Or. 2004)  Text

Wash. Toxics Coal. v. EPA, 357 F.Supp. 2d 1266 (W.D. Wash. 2004)  Text

Starr v. Dow Agrosciences, L.L.C., 339 F.Supp. 2d 1097 (D.Or. 2004) (state law claims)  Text

Chem. Producers & Distrib. Ass’n v. Helliker, No. CV 02-9781 AHM, 2004 WL 1490376 (C.D. Cal. 2004)  Text

Vanderzanden Farms, L.L.C. v. Dow Agrosciences, L.L.C., 323 F.Supp. 2d 1075 (D.Or. 2004)  Text

Chem. Producers & Distrib. Ass’n v. Helliker, 319 F.Supp. 2d 1116 (C.D. Cal. 2004)  Text

Matsuura v. E.I. DuPont de Nemours & Co., 330 F.Supp. 2d 1101 (D.Haw. 2004)  Text

Or. Azaleas, Inc. v. W. Farm Serv., Inc., 65 Fed. App’x 101 (9th Cir. 2003)

Akee v. Dow Chem. Co., 272 F.Supp. 2d 1112 (D.Haw. 2003)  Text

Wash. Toxics Coal. v. EPA, No. C01-132C, 2002 WL 34213031 (W.D. Wash. July 2, 2002)

Nathan Kimmel, Inc. v. DowElanco, 275 F.3d 1199 (9th Cir. 2002)  Text

League of Wilderness Defenders/Blue Mountains Biodiversity Project v. Forsgren, 309 F.3d 1181 (9th Cir. 2002)  Text

Jensen v. Santa Clara County, 32 Fed. App’x 203 (9th Cir. 2002)

Natural Res. Def. Council v. Whitman, C 99-03701 WHA, 2001 WL 1221774 (N.D. Cal. Sept. 24, 2001) (challenging EPA’s allegedly inadequate regulation of pesticides)

Oregon Azaleas, Inc. v. W. Farm Serv., Inc., CIV. 00-1348-KI, 2001 WL 34045733 (D. Or. Aug. 20, 2001) (crop damage action)

Headwaters, Inc. v. Talent Irrigation Dist., 243 F.3d 526 (9th Cir. Or. 2001) (whether NPDES’ permit was necessary to apply herbicide to irrigation canals)   Text

Ruiz-Guzman v. Amvac Chem. Corp., 243 F.3d 549 (9th Cir. 2000) (personal injury due to exposure to pesticide)

Fuku-Bonsai, Inc. v. E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., 187 F.3d 1031 (9th Cir. Haw. 1999) (challenging product liability case settlement)   Text

Taylor AG Indus. v. Pure-Gro, 54 F.3d 555 (9th Cir. Ariz. 1995) (damage to crop caused by application of defoliants)   Text


 

TENTH CIRCUIT

Diatect Int’l Corp. v. Organic Materials Review Inst., No. 2:05 CV 00465, 2007 WL 752165 (D.Utah Mar. 7, 2007)  Text

Or. Nat’l Res. Council v. Hallock, Civil No. 02-1650-CO, 2006 WL 1142223 (D.Or. Apr. 24, 2006)

Pound v. Airosol Co., 368 F.Supp. 2d 1161 (D.Kan. 2005)  Text

Bayer HealthCare L.L.C. v. Nagrom, Inc., No. Civ.A. 03-2448-KHV, 2004 WL 2216491 (D.Kan. Sept. 7, 2004)  Text

Pound v. Airosol Co., 316 F.Supp. 2d 1079 (D. Kan. 2004)  Text

Anderson v. Dow Agrosciences, L.L.C., 262 F.Supp. 2d 1280 (W.D. Okla. 2003)  Text

Cameron v. Navarre Farmers Union Coop. Ass’n, 76 F. Supp. 2d 1178 (D. Kan. 1999) (contamination of groundwater by pesticides, CERCLA)   Text

Koch v. Shell Oil Co., 173 F.R.D. 288 (D. Kan. 1997) (failure to warn case; FIFRA preemption)


 

ELEVENTH CIRCUIT

Osorio v. Dole Food Co., 665 F.Supp.2d 1307 (S.D. Fla. 2009) (non-recognition of foreign judgment; damages from exposure to pesticides)

Bayer CropScience, LP v. Booth, No. Civ.A. 7:04-CV-92, 2005 WL 2138759 (M.D. Ga. Aug. 31, 2005)  Text

Booth v. Bd. of Regents, No. Civ.A. 7:05-CV-34, 2005 WL 2099246 (M.D. Ga. Aug. 30, 2005)

Bayer CropScience, LP v. Booth, No. Civ.A. 7:04-CV-92, 2005 WL 2095765 (M.D. Ga. Aug. 29, 2005)

Oken v. Monsanto Co., 371 F.3d 1312 (11th Cir. 2004)  Text

Green Leaf Nursery v. E.I. DuPont de Nemours & Co., 341 F.3d 1292 (11th Cir. 2003)  Text

Fla. Evergreen Foliage v. E.I. DuPont de Nemours & Co., 336 F.Supp. 2d 1239 (S.D. Fla. 2004)  Text

Raie v. Cheminova, Inc., 336 F.3d 1278 (11th Cir. 2003)  Text

Jacobs v. Osmose, Inc., 213 F.R.D. 607 (S.D. Fla. 2003)

Lowe’s Home Ctrs. v. Olin Corp., 313 F.3d 1307 (11th Cir. 2002)  Text

Oken v. Monsanto Co., 218 F.Supp. 2d 1361 (S.D. Fla. 2002)  Text

Hughes v. S. States Coop., 180 F. Supp. 2d 1295 (M.D. Ala. 2001) (state law claims arising out of mislabeling of fungicide; preemption)   Text


 

D.C. CIRCUIT

Reckitt Benckiser, Inc. v. Jackson, No. 09-445 (ESH), 2011 WL 263730 (D.D.C. Jan. 28, 2011) (EPA lacked authority under FIFRA to bring a misbranding action)

Hardin v. Jackson, No. 09-5365, 2010 WL 4260340 (D.C. Cir. Oct. 29, 2010) (challenge of registration of weed control pesticides for rice production containing quinclorac)  Text

Nat’l Corn Growers Ass’n v. E.P.A., 613 F.3d 266 (D.C. Cir. 2010) (EPA ban of carbofuran on domestic and imported food)  Text

Nat’l Corn Growers Ass’n v. E.P.A., 613 F.3d 266 (D.C. Cir. 2010) (revoking all “tolerances,” under FDCA for carbofuran residue)  Text

Reckitt Benckiser Inc. v. E.P.A., 613 F.3d 1131 (D.C. Cir. 2010) (sufficient agency action ripe for review; jurisdiction pursuant to FIFRA  Text

Hardin v. Jackson, 648 F.Supp.2d 42 (D.D.C. 2009) (statute of limitations to challenge pesticide registration)  Text

Syngenta Crop Prot., Inc. v. Drexel Chem. Co., 655 F.Supp.2d 54(D.D.C. 2009) (arbitration under FIFRA)  Text

Hardin v. Jackson, 600 F.Supp.2d 13 (D. D.C. 2009) (intervention by pesticide manufacturer; invalidation of registrations)  Text

Natural Res. Def. Council v. Johnson, 488 F.3d 1002 (D.C. Cir. May 25, 2007)  Text

Physicians Comm. for Responsible Medicine v. EPA, 451 F.Supp. 2d 223 (D.D.C. 2006)  Text

Spray Drift Task Force v. Burlington Bio-Medical Corp., 429 F.Supp. 2d 49 (D.D.C. 2006)  Text

Natural Res. Def. Council v. Johnson, 422 F.Supp. 2d 105 (D.D.C. 2006)  Text

Beyond Pesticides v. Johnson, 407 F.Supp. 2d 38 (D.D.C. 2005)  Text

SRM Chem. Ltd. v. Fed. Mediation & Concilliation Serv., 355 F.Supp. 2d 373 (D.D.C. 2005)  Text

Gem County Mosquito Abatement Dist. v. EPA, 398 F.Supp. 2d 1 (D.D.C. 2005)  Text

SRM Chem. Ltd. v. Fed. Mediation & Concilliation Serv., 355 F.Supp. 2d 373 (D.D.C. 2005)  Text

Beyond Pesticides v. Whitman, 360 F.Supp. 2d 69 (D.D.C. 2004)  Text

Beyond Pesticides v. Whitman, 294 F.Supp. 2d 1 (D.D.C. 2003)  Text

CropLife Am. v. EPA, 329 F.3d 876 (D.C. Cir. 2003)  Text

San Juan Audubon Soc’y v. Wildlife Serv., 257 F.Supp. 2d 133 (D.D.C. 2003)  Text

Nw. Coal. for Alternatives to Pesticides v. EPA, 254 F.Supp. 2d 125 (D.D.C. 2003)  Text

Am. Crop Protection Ass’n v. EPA, 182 F.Supp. 2d 89 (D.D.C. 2002) (non-testifying experts’ opinions)  Text

Cheminova A/S v. Griffin L.L.C., 182 F.Supp. 2d 68 (D.D.C. 2002)  Text

San Juan Audubon Soc’y v. Veneman, 153 F. Supp. 2d 1 (D. D.C. 2001) (environmental groups’ action to enjoin pesticide program)   Text

American Farm Bureau v. United States EPA, 121 F. Supp. 2d 84 (D. D.C. 2000) (pesticide manufacturers did not have standing to challenge EPA’s reassessment of tolerances)   Text

Northwest Coalition for Alternatives to Pesticides v. Browner, 941 F. Supp. 197 (D. D.C. 1996) (challenging EPA’s refusal to disclose information about pesticides)   Text


 

FEDERAL CIRCUIT

Hansen v. United States, 65 Fed. Cl. 76 (Fed. Cl. 2005)


 

ARIZONA

Pride of San Juan, Inc. v. Pratt, 212 P.3d 29 (Ariz. Ct. App. 2009) (vicarious liability for negligence of crop duster)  Text

Dillon v. Zeneca Corp., 42 P.3d 598 (Ariz. Ct. App. 2002) (FIFRA preemption)  Text

Barnes v. Sandoz Crop Protection Corp., 938 P.2d 95 (Ariz. Ct. App. 1997) (products liability; FIFRA preemption)  Text


 

ARKANSAS

FMC Corp. v. Helton, 202 S.W.3d 490 (Ark. 2005)  Text

Mangrum v. Pigue, 198 S.W.3d 496 (Ark. 2004)  Text

McCorkle Farms, Inc. v. Thompson, 84 S.W.3d 884 (Ark. Ct. App. 2002) (pesticide drift)  Text


 

CALIFORNIA

Jacobs Farm/Del Cabo, Inc. v. W. Farm Serv., Inc., 119 Cal.Rptr.3d 529 (Cal. Ct. App. 2010) (negligence and trespass actions against pesticide applicator by organic farmer)  Text

Californians for Pesticide Reform v. California Dep’t of Pesticide Regulation, 109 Cal.Rptr.3d 428 (Cal. Ct. App. 2010) (challenge under Toxic Air Contaminants Act)  Text

Olson v. Cal. Dep’t of Pesticide Regulation, No. F056118, 2009 WL 2517644 (Cal. Ct. App. Aug. 19, 2009) (fine imposed for application of insecticide did not violate state law)  Text

Patterson Flying Serv. v. Cal. Dept. of Pesticide Regulation, 161 Cal