Case Law Index Pesticide Regulation

January 1, 1995 – July 19, 2019

 

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

Monsanto Co. v. Geertson Seed Farms, 561 U.S. 139 (2010) (challenging APHIS’s deregulation decision) Text

Burlington N. & Santa Fe Ry. Co. v. United States, 556 U.S. 599 (2009) (seeking contribution of cleanup costs) Text

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

Dole Food Co. v. Patrickson, 538 U.S. 468 (2003)(seeking damages related to pesticide exposure) Text


 

FIRST CIRCUIT

Arborjet, Inc. v. Rainbow Treecare Sci. Advancements, Inc., 63 F. Supp. 3d 149 (D. Mass. 2014), aff’d in part, rev’d in part, 794 F.3d 168 (1st Cir. 2015) (trademark and breach of contract) Text

Martex Farms, S.E. v. U.S. E.P.A., 559 F.3d 29 (1st Cir. 2009) (review of EPA order) Text

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

Villalobos v. N. Carolina Growers Ass’n, Inc., 252 F. Supp. 2d 1 (D.P.R. 2002) (alleging violations of AWPA) Text

Smith v. Penn Tank Lines, No. CIV. 00-220-JD, 2001 WL 575101, at *1 (D.N.H. May 29, 2001) (negligent pesticide drift)

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

Grenier v. Vermont Log Bldgs., Inc., 96 F.3d 559 (1st Cir. 1996), abrogated by Bates v. Dow Agrosciences LLC, 544 U.S. 431, 125 S. Ct. 1788, 161 L. Ed. 2d 687 (2005) (FIFRA and product liability for action wood preservative) Text


 

SECOND CIRCUIT

Crespo v. S.C. Johnson & Son, Inc., No. 18CV06869ARRRML, 2019 WL 2716175, at *1 (E.D.N.Y. June 28, 2019) (misleading and inaccurate labeling) Text

Bourbia v. S.C. Johnson & Son, Inc., 375 F. Supp. 3d 454 (S.D.N.Y. 2019) (misleading label)

David v. U.S. Envtl. Prot. Agency, No. 319CV0064DNHDEP, 2019 WL 1004706, at *1 (N.D.N.Y. Jan. 29, 2019), report and recommendation adopted in part, rejected in part, No. 3:19-CV-64 (DNH/DEP), 2019 WL 1004299 (N.D.N.Y. Mar. 1, 2019) (alleging violations of various environmental laws)

Axon v. Citrus World, Inc., 354 F. Supp. 3d 170 (E.D.N.Y. 2018) (breach of warranty, false advertising and violation of FDCA) Text

Sahu v. Union Carbide Corp., 650 F. App’x 53 (2d Cir. 2016) (action for nuisance, trespass, strict liability, and negligence) Text

Cliffstar Corp. v. Alpine Foods, LLC, No. 09-CV-00690-JJM, 2016 WL 2640342, at *1 (W.D.N.Y. May 10, 2016) (breach of sales agreement and violation of FIFRA)

PSEG Long Island LLC v. Town of N. Hempstead, 158 F. Supp. 3d 149 (E.D.N.Y. 2016) (enjoin enforcement of ordinance) Text

Carias v. Monsanto Co., No. 15CV3677JMAGRB, 2016 WL 6803780, at *1 (E.D.N.Y. Sept. 30, 2016) (products liability claim)

Aceto Agr. Chemicals Corp. v. Bayer Aktiengesellschaft, No. 10 CIV. 1770 AJN, 2012 WL 3095060, at *1 (S.D.N.Y. July 30, 2012), aff’d, 531 F. App’x 103 (2d Cir. 2013) (trademark infringement) Text

Nat. Res. Def. Council v. U.S. E.P.A., 658 F.3d 200 (2d Cir. 2011) (seeking review of an EPA order denying its objections to a pesticide risk assessment)Text

Lewis v. FMC Corp., 786 F. Supp. 2d 690 (W.D.N.Y. 2011) (claims under RCRA and CWA)Text

Peconic Baykeeper, Inc. v. Suffolk Cty., 600 F.3d 180 (2d Cir. 2010) (violation of CWA) Text

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

Nat. Res. Def. Council v. U.S. E.P.A., 676 F. Supp. 2d 307 (S.D.N.Y. 2009) (challenging the EPA’s registration of the insecticide under FIFRA) Text

Peconic Baykeeper, Inc. v. Suffolk Cty., No. CV 04-4828 (ADS), 2008 WL 11446801, at *2 (E.D.N.Y. Dec. 10, 2008) (violation of the of the Clean Water Act)

Peconic Baykeeper, Inc. v. Suffolk Cty., 585 F. Supp. 2d 377 (E.D.N.Y. 2008), aff’d in part, vacated in part, 600 F.3d 180 (2d Cir. 2010) (violation of the CWA) Text

Nat. Res. Def. Council, Inc. v. U.S. E.P.A., 581 F. Supp. 2d 491 (S.D.N.Y. 2008) (challenging denial of fee waiver in connection with FOIA request) Text

Peconic Baykeeper, Inc. v. Suffolk Cty., No. 04CV4828ADSARL, 2007 WL 9724569, at *1 (E.D.N.Y. Mar. 12, 2007) (violation of the CWA)

Natural Res. Def. Council v. Johnson, 461 F.3d 164 (2nd Cir. 2006) (challenging EPA determination of pesticide residue)  Text

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

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

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

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

New York v. EPA, 350 F.Supp. 2d 429 (S.D.N.Y. 2004) (challenging EPA’s determination of allowable pesticide residue) Text

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

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

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

No Spray Coal. v. City of New York, 351 F.3d 602 (2nd Cir. 2003) (whether city’s spraying of insecticides violated RCRA)  Text

Williams v. Dow Chem. Co., 255 F.Supp. 2d 219 (S.D.N.Y. 2003) (action for fraudulent approval from EPA for pesticide)  Text

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

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

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

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

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

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

Jack v. Orkin Exterminating Co., No. 97-CV-7012 (JG), 2001 WL 25641, at *1 (E.D.N.Y. Jan. 5, 2001) (failure to warn claim is preempted FIFRA)

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

Chavez v. Dole Food Co., Inc., No. CV 12-697-RGA-MPT, 2017 WL 1363304 (D. Del. Apr. 10, 2017) (products liability)

Gucciardi v. Bonide Prod., Inc., 28 F. Supp. 3d 383 (E.D. Pa. 2014) (negligence and breach of warranty) Text

Indian Brand Farms v. Novartis Crop Prot., Inc., 890 F. Supp. 2d 534 (D.N.J. 2012) (crop damage) Text

AgSaver LLC v. FMC Corp., No. CIV.A. 11-997, 2011 WL 2274178, at *1 (E.D. Pa. June 9, 2011) (invalid patent and patent infringement) Text

McDonough v. Bayer Healthcare, LLC, No. CIV. 10-442, 2011 WL 2119107, at *1 (D.N.J. May 26, 2011) (breach of implied warranty and merchantability, FIFRA preemption)

Arlandson v. Hartz Mountain Corp., 792 F. Supp. 2d 691 (D.N.J. 2011) (breach of implied warranty and merchantability, FIFRA preemption) Text

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)(action alleging violated his rights to due process and property)  Text

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

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

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

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

United States v. Union Corp., 259 F. Supp. 2d 356 (E.D. Pa. 2003) (environmental clean-up and cost-recovery action) Text

Grine v. Coombs, 214 F.R.D. 312 (W.D. Pa. 2003), aff’d, 98 F. App’x 178 (3d Cir. 2004) (alleging violations of CWA, RCRA and CERCLA)

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

Hawkins v. Leslie’s Poolmart, 965 F. Supp. 566 (D.N.J. 1997), aff’d in part, rev’d in part sub nom. Hawkins v. Leslie’s Pool Mart, Inc., 184 F.3d 244 (3d Cir. 1999) (FIFRA preemption) Text

Cattell v. Great Lakes Chem. Corp., No. CIV. A. 94-1243(JEI), 1995 WL 250400, at *1 (D.N.J. Apr. 21, 1995) (FIFRA preemption)


 

FOURTH CIRCUIT

Severn Peanut Co. v. Indus. Fumigant Co., 807 F.3d 88 (4th Cir. 2015) (breach of contract and negligence claims) Text

Severn Peanut Co. v. Indistrial Fumigant Co., No. 2:11-CV-14-BO, 2014 WL 1056991 (E.D.N.C. Mar. 17, 2014), aff’d sub nom. Severn Peanut Co. v. Indus. Fumigant Co., 807 F.3d 88 (4th Cir. 2015) (breach of contract and negligence claims)

Dow AgroSciences LLC v. Nat’l Marine Fisheries Serv., 707 F.3d 462 (4th Cir. 2013) (challenging registration of pesticide) Text

Dow AgroSciences LLC v. Nat’l Marine Fisheries Serv., 821 F. Supp. 2d 792 (D. Md. 2011), rev’d and remanded, 707 F.3d 462 (4th Cir. 2013) (violation of the ESA act) Text

Syngenta Crop Prot., Inc. v. U.S. E.P.A., No. 1:02CV00334, 2011 WL 3472635, at *1 (M.D.N.C. Aug. 9, 2011) (violation of FIFRA and the EPC)

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) (damage to pine trees)  Text

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

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

Syngenta Crop Prot., Inc. v. U.S. Envtl. Prot. Agency, No. 1:02CV334, 2006 WL 6654882, at *1 (M.D.N.C. Mar. 30, 2006) (registration of pesticide)

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

Nat’l Res. Def. Council v. U.S. Envtl. Prot. Agency, No. CIV. RDB 03-2444, 2005 WL 1241904, at *1 (D. Md. May 24, 2005) (violation of the ESA act)

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

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

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

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

S. States Coop. Inc. v. I.S.P. Co., 198 F.Supp. 2d 807 (N.D.W.Va. 2002) (products liability action)  Text
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Jeffers v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., 171 F. Supp. 2d 617 (S.D.W. Va. 2001) (product liability action and violation of FIFRA) Text

Jeffers v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., 84 F. Supp. 2d 775 (S.D.W. Va. 2000) (product liability action and violation of FIFRA) Text

Lucas v. Bio-Lab, Inc., 108 F. Supp. 2d 518 (E.D. Va. 2000) (FIFRA preemption) Text

Lescs v. William R. Hughes, Inc., 168 F.3d 482 (4th Cir. 1999) (FIFRA preemption)

Andrews v. Buckman Labs., Inc., 181 F.3d 86 (4th Cir. 1999) (personal injuries from exspoure to pesticide)


FIFTH CIRCUIT

White v. Slaughter, No. CV 17-1022, 2019 WL 945936, at *1 (W.D. La. Feb. 26, 2019) (FIFRA violation)

Elgawhry v. Ram Chem. & Supply, Inc., No. SA-11-CV-809-XR, 2012 WL 433336, at *1 (W.D. Tex. Feb. 9, 2012) (action for FIFRA violation) Text

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) (alleging the sale of unregistered pesticides)

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

Fowler v. First Chem. Corp., No. 2:05CV16-KS-JMR, 2005 WL 6151647, at *1 (S.D. Miss. Dec. 20, 2005) (claims of negligence, products liability and breach of warranty)

Morgan v. Powe Timber Co., 367 F.Supp. 2d 1032 (S.D. Miss. 2005) (product liability claim)  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) (contractual damages) 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) (motion for injunctive relief)

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

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

Doe v. Veneman, 230 F.Supp. 2d 739 (W.D. Tex. 2002) (FIOA action to gain information on settlement agreement)  Text

Barrette v. Dow Agrosciences, L.L.C., No. Civ.A. 02-1677, 2002 WL 31365598 (E.D. La. Oct. 18, 2002)(claim for negligence due to pesticide exposure)

Jarman v. United Indus. Corp., 98 F. Supp. 2d 757 (S.D. Miss. 2000) (FIFRA preemption) Text

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)

Allstate Ins. Co. v. Spectrum Grp., No. CIV. A. 97-2615, 1998 WL 690927, at *1 (E.D. La. Oct. 2, 1998) (product liability 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

Thigpen v. Cheminova, Inc., 992 F. Supp. 864 (S.D. Miss. 1997) (failure to warn of dangers of insecticide)Text

Martinez v. Dow Chem. Co., No. CIV. A. 95-3212, 1996 WL 502461, at *1 (E.D. La. Sept. 4, 1996) (personal injuries due to pesticide exposure)

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

Bingham v. Terminix Int’l Co., L.P., 896 F. Supp. 642 (S.D. Miss. 1995) (personal injury from pesticide exposure) Text

LaCoste v. Stamps, No. CIV. A. 95-0779, 1995 WL 442070, at *1 (E.D. La. July 25, 1995) (exposure to toxic chemicals)


SIXTH CIRCUIT

Drexel Chem. Co. v. Albaugh, Inc., 645 F. App’x 467 (6th Cir. 2016) (breach of contract)

Aquashield, Inc. v. Sonitec Vortisand, Inc., No. 1:13-CV-119, 2013 WL 5524598, at *2 (E.D. Tenn. Oct. 4, 2013) (alleging violation of FIFRA) Text

Drexel Chem. Co. v. Fluorochemika Corp., LLC, No. 10-2925-TMP, 2013 WL 12253061, at *1 (W.D. Tenn. Mar. 18, 2013) (alleging breach of contract and fraud)

Drexel Chem. Co. v. Albaugh, Inc., 489 F. App’x 63 (6th Cir. 2012) (breach of contract)

Smith v. Hartz Mountain Corp., No. 3:12-CV-00662, 2012 WL 5451726, at *1 (N.D. Ohio Nov. 7, 2012) (product liability action) Text

G.C. ex rel. Johnson v. Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, LLC, 829 F. Supp. 2d 609 (M.D. Tenn. 2011) (personal injury action for exposure to pesticide) Text

Baumkel v. Scotts Miracle-Gro Co., No. 08-14137, 2009 WL 3190477, at *1 (E.D. Mich. Sept. 28, 2009) (breach of contract) Text

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) (negligent application of pesticides)

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

Perry v. Se. Boll Weevil Eradication Found., 154 Fed. App’x 467 (6th Cir. 2005) (alleging personal injuries and property damage)

Morgan v. Hardeman County, No. 01-1043, 2002 WL 1397256 (W.D. Tenn. Feb. 12, 2002) (alleging violation of the fifth and fourteenth amendments)

United States v. Kelly, 238 F.3d 425 (6th Cir. 2000) (violation of FIFRA)

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

United States v. Kilgore, 178 F.3d 1297 (6th Cir. 1999) (violation of FIFRA)

Lyall v. Leslie’s Poolmart, 984 F. Supp. 587 (E.D. Mich. 1997) (negligence and breach of warranty claim) Text

Burt v. Fumigation Serv. & Supply, Inc., 926 F. Supp. 624 (W.D. Mich. 1996) (FIFRA preemption) Text


SEVENTH CIRCUIT

Blitz v. Monsanto Co., 317 F. Supp. 3d 1042 (W.D. Wis. 2018) (products liability and fraud) Text

Wilgus v. Hartz Mountain Corp., No. 3:12-CV-86, 2013 WL 653707, at *1 (N.D. Ind. Feb. 19, 2013) (products liability action) Text

Turek v. Gen. Mills, Inc., 754 F. Supp. 2d 956 (N.D. Ill. 2010), aff’d as modified, 662 F.3d 423 (7th Cir. 2011) (alleging violation of state deceptive practices law) Text

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., 426 F.Supp. 2d 835 (S.D. Ill. 2006) (failure to comply with FIFRA)  Text

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

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

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

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

In re StarLink Corn Prod. Liab. Litig., 212 F.Supp. 2d 828 (N.D. Ill. 2002) (FIFRA preemption and alleging contaminated corn seed) 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

Brierton v. Vermont Log Buildings, Inc., No. 98 C 1486, 1998 WL 611447, at *1 (N.D. Ill. Sept. 8, 1998) (negligence claim and FIFRA preemption)

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

United States v. Gold, No. 77 CR 1073, 1995 WL 307296, at *1 (N.D. Ill. Feb. 15, 1995) (false representations and mail fraud) Text


EIGHTH CIRCUIT

BADER FARMS, INC. & BILL BADER Plaintiffs, v. MONSANTO CO. & BASF CORP., Defendants., No. 1:16CV299-SNLJ, 2019 WL 3017425, at *1 (E.D. Mo. July 10, 2019) (products liability and crop damage) Text

In re Dicamba Herbicides Litig., 359 F. Supp. 3d 711 (E.D. Mo. 2019) (crop damage) Text

In re Dicamba Herbicides Litig., No. 1:18-CV-21-SNLJ, 2018 WL 2447792, at *1 (E.D. Mo. May 31, 2018) (negligence and trespass for crop damage)

Rawa v. Monsanto Co., No. 4:17CV01252 AFG, 2017 WL 3392090, at *1 (E.D. Mo. Aug. 7, 2017) (false labeling) Text

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)

DJ Coleman, Inc. v. Nufarm Americas, Inc., 693 F. Supp. 2d 1055 (D.N.D. 2010) (crop damage) Text

DJ Coleman, Inc. v. Nufarm Americas, Inc., No. 1:08-CV-051, 2010 WL 965300, at *1 (D.N.D. Mar. 12, 2010) (product liability action for crop damage)

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

Voss v. St. Martin Coop., No. CV 09-1581 (PAM/RLE), 2009 WL 10700937, at *1 (D. Minn. Sept. 2, 2009), aff’d as modified sub nom. Voss v. Saint Martin Co-op., 376 F. App’x 662 (8th Cir. 2010) (loss of organic status because of pesticide drift)

Albaugh, Inc. v. Arsonate Herbicide Prod., Ltd., No. 4:06-CV-00556-TJS, 2009 WL 10702988, at *1 (S.D. Iowa Feb. 18, 2009) (breach of settlement agreement)

Albaugh, Inc. v. Arsonate Herbicide Prod. Ltd., No. 4:06-CV-556-RP-TJS, 2008 WL 11420085, at *1 (S.D. Iowa Feb. 27, 2008) (action on data-sharing provisions of the FIFRA)

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

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

Hardin v. BASF Corp., No. 4:00 CV 00500 SWW, 2005 WL 6151334, at *1 (E.D. Ark. Dec. 15, 2005) (product liability)

Wuebker v. Wilbur-Ellis Co., 418 F.3d 883 (8th Cir. 2005) (products liability action) 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) (breach of contract and negligence)

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

Nat’l Bank of Commerce of El Dorado, Arkansas v. Dow Chem. Co., 165 F.3d 602 (8th Cir. 1999) (negligence, product liability and breach of warranty) 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

Reutzel v. Spartan Chem. Co., 903 F. Supp. 1272 (N.D. Iowa 1995) (products liability action) Text


NINTH CIRCUIT

Ctr. for Biological Diversity v. Envtl. Prot. Agency, 316 F. Supp. 3d 1156 (N.D. Cal. 2018) (violation of ESA)Text

Ctr. for Biological Diversity v. Envtl. Prot. Agency, 847 F.3d 1075 (9th Cir. 2017)

(9th Cir. 2017) (violation of the ESA) Text

Ellis v. Housenger, 252 F. Supp. 3d 800 (N.D. Cal. 2017) (alleging failure to comply with FIFRA)Text

Nat. Res. Def. Council v. U.S. Envtl. Prot. Agency, 857 F.3d 1030 (9th Cir. 2017) (review of EPA order) Text

Mendoza v. Monsanto Co., No. 116CV00406DADSMS, 2016 WL 3648966, at *1 (E.D. Cal. July 8, 2016) (product liability action)

Hardeman v. Monsanto Co., 216 F. Supp. 3d 1037 (N.D. Cal. 2016) (products liability action)Text

Ctr. for Envtl. Health v. McCarthy, 192 F. Supp. 3d 1036 (N.D. Cal. 2016) (alleging that EPA’s decision not to initiate rulemaking to require the labeling of 371 inert ingredients in pesticides violated the APA and FIFRA) Text

Ansagay v. Dow Agrosciences LLC, 153 F. Supp. 3d 1270 (D. Haw. 2015) (negligence and wrongful death action) Text

Pollinator Stewardship Council v. U.S. E.P.A., 806 F.3d 520 (9th Cir. 2015) (review of EPA order) Text

Ctr. for Biological Diversity v. U.S. Dep’t of Interior, No. 15-CV-00658-JCS, 2015 WL 5012889, at *1 (N.D. Cal. Aug. 24, 2015) (action under ESA to review effects of pesticides) Text

Ctr. for Biological Diversity v. U.S. Dep’t of Interior, No. 15-CV-00658-JCS, 2015 WL 3903133, at *1 (N.D. Cal. June 24, 2015) (violation of ESA)

Ctr. for Biological Diversity v. Envtl. Prot. Agency, 65 F. Supp. 3d 742 (N.D. Cal. 2014), aff’d in part, rev’d in part and remanded, 847 F.3d 1075 (9th Cir. 2017) (violation of ESA)Text

Ellis v. Bradbury, No. C-13-1266 MMC, 2014 WL 1569271 (N.D. Cal. Apr. 18, 2014) (alleging failure to comply with FIFRA)

Ctr. for Biological Diversity v. Envtl. Prot. Agency, No. 11-CV-00293-JCS, 2013 WL 1729573, at *1 (N.D. Cal. Apr. 22, 2013) (violation of the ESA)

Nw. Coal. for Alternatives to Pesticides v. U.S. E.P.A., No. C10-1919 TSZ, 2012 WL 4511371, at *1 (W.D. Wash. Oct. 1, 2012) (alleging violation of the ESA)

Ctr. for Food Safety v. Vilsack, 844 F. Supp. 2d 1006 (N.D. Cal. 2012), aff’d, 718 F.3d 829 (9th Cir. 2013) (alleging that decision to deregulate genetically engineered alfalfa violated federal laws) Text

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)

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)

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) (alleging that the EPA had failed to meet the FQPA’s tolerance-reassessment deadlines) Text

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

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

Geertson Farms, Inc. v. Johanns, 439 F.Supp. 2d 1012 (N.D. Cal. 2006) (action of the deregulation of alfalfa hay) Text

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

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

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

Ctr. for Biological Diversity v. Leavitt, No. C 02-01580JSW, 2005 WL 2277030 (N.D. Cal. Sept. 19, 2005) (compel EPA to enter into consultation with FWS)

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) (registration of pesticides) Text

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

Wroncy v. Or. Dep’t of Transp., 94 Fed. App’x 559 (9th Cir. 2004) (violation of ADA due to spraying pesticides)

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

Wash. Toxics Coal. v. EPA, 357 F.Supp. 2d 1266 (W.D. Wash. 2004) (alleging EPA violated FACA) 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) (FIFRA preemption)  Text

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Jensen v. Santa Clara County, 32 Fed. App’x 203 (9th Cir. 2002) (personal injury due to pesticide exposure)

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

Nathan Kimmel, Inc. v. DowElanco, 255 F.3d 1196 (9th Cir. 2001), opinion withdrawn and superseded on reh’g, 275 F.3d 1199 (9th Cir. 2002) (alleging that changes in label instructions constituted unfair business practice) 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

BASF Corp. v. Willowood, LLC, No. 18-CV-00268-CMA-STV, 2019 WL 1436936, at *1 (D. Colo. Feb. 14, 2019) (preliminary injunction against pesticide registration)

Schoenhofer v. McClaskey, 861 F.3d 1170 (10th Cir. 2017) (challenging state pesticide regulation) Text

Schoenhofer v. McCLaskey, No. 6:16-CV-01023-JTM, 2016 WL 3256805, at *1 (D. Kan. June 14, 2016), aff’d, 861 F.3d 1170 (10th Cir. 2017) (challenging state pesticide regulation)Text

Wright v. McClaskey, No. 6:15-1098-JTM-KGG, 2015 WL 5199217, at *1 (D. Kan. Sept. 4, 2015) (action to invalidate state regulation) Text

products

Pound v. Airosol Co., Inc., 498 F.3d 1089 (10th Cir. 2007) (alleging violation of the Clean Air Act) Text

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

Pound v. Airosol Co., 440 F. Supp. 2d 1241 (D. Kan. 2006), rev’d, 498 F.3d 1089 (10th Cir. 2007) (alleging violation of the Clean Air Act) Text

Or. Nat’l Res. Council v. Hallock, Civil No. 02-1650-CO, 2006 WL 1142223 (D.Or. Apr. 24, 2006) (violation of the ESA for failing to setup consultation with FWS)

Pound v. Airosol Co., 368 F.Supp. 2d 1161 (D.Kan. 2005) (alleging violation of the Clean Air Act)  Text

Bayer HealthCare L.L.C. v. Nagrom, Inc., No. Civ.A. 03-2448-KHV, 2004 WL 2216491 (D.Kan. Sept. 7, 2004) (action to prevent sale of foreign pesticides)  Text

Pound v. Airosol Co., 316 F.Supp. 2d 1079 (D. Kan. 2004) (alleging violation of the Clean Air Act) Text

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

Bioganic Safety Brands, Inc. v. Ament, 174 F. Supp. 2d 1168 (D. Colo. 2001) (challenging denial of pesticide registration) Text

Cameron v. Navarre Farmers Union Co-op. Ass’n, 76 F. Supp. 2d 1178 (D. Kan. 1999) (action under CERCLA) 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)

Seger v. Dow Chem. Co., 886 F. Supp. 770 (D. Colo. 1995)(products liability action) Text


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) (action to enforce judgement)  Text

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

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

Gougler v. Sirius Prod., Inc., 370 F. Supp. 2d 1185 (S.D. Ala. 2005) (claim for negligence) Text

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

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

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

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

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

Lowe’s Home Ctrs. v. Olin Corp., 313 F.3d 1307 (11th Cir. 2002) (failure to properly warn as to the expose to a pesticide) Text

Oken v. Monsanto Co., 218 F.Supp. 2d 1361 (S.D. Fla. 2002) (negligence and strict liability) 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

Oliver v. Reckitt & Colman, Inc., 12 F. Supp. 2d 1287 (M.D. Fla. 1998) (negligent failure to warn) Text

Redwing Carriers, Inc. v. Saraland Apartments, 94 F.3d 1489 (11th Cir. 1996) (action under CERCLA for cleanup costs) Text

Woodward v. NOR-AM Chem. Co., No. CIV. 94-0780-CB-C, 1996 WL 1063670, at *1 (S.D. Ala. May 23, 1996), report and recommendation adopted, No. CIV.A.94-0780-CB-C, 1996 WL 1094746 (S.D. Ala. May 16, 1996) (action for exposure to pesticide)

Redwing Carriers, Inc. v. Saraland Apartments, Ltd., 875 F. Supp. 1545 (S.D. Ala. 1995), aff’d in part, rev’d in part sub nom. Redwing Carriers, Inc. v. Saraland Apartments, 94 F.3d 1489 (11th Cir. 1996) (action under CERCLA) Text


D.C. CIRCUIT

Ctr. for Biological Diversity v. U.S. Envtl. Prot. Agency, 369 F. Supp. 3d 1 (D.D.C. 2019) (alleging that EPA violated FOIA)

Beyond Pesticides v. Monsanto Co., 311 F. Supp. 3d 82 (D.D.C. 2018) (action alleging violation of consumer protection laws and false advertising) Text

Ctr. for Biological Diversity v. Envtl. Prot. Agency, 861 F.3d 174 (D.C. Cir. 2017) (alleging violation of ESA and FIFRA)Text

Ctr. for Biological Diversity v. U.S. Envtl. Prot. Agency, 279 F. Supp. 3d 121 (D.D.C. 2017) (EPA failed to provide estimated completion date and failed to comply with FOIA’s deadline mandates) Text

Ctr. for Biological Diversity v. United States Envtl. Prot. Agency, 106 F. Supp. 3d 95 (D.D.C. 2015), aff’d sub nom. Ctr. for Biological Diversity v. Envtl. Prot. Agency, 861 F.3d 174 (D.C. Cir. 2017) (alleging violation of ESA and FIFRA) Text

Non-Dietary Exposure Task Force v. Tagros Chemicals India, Ltd., 309 F.R.D. 66 (D.D.C. 2015) (seeking to confirm arbitration award)

Woodstream Corp. v. Jackson, 845 F. Supp. 2d 174 (D.D.C. 2012) (seeking declaratory and injunctive relief prohibiting EPA from enforcing the conditions on its registrations) Text

FMC Corp. v. U.S. E.P.A., 279 F.R.D. 14 (D.D.C. 2011) (alleging EPA violated Administrative Procedure Act)

Am. Vanguard Corp. v. Jackson, 803 F. Supp. 2d 8 (D.D.C. 2011) (challenging a Stop Sale, Use or Removal Order) Text

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) (alleging violation of FIFRA) Text

Physicians Comm. for Responsible Medicine v. EPA, 451 F.Supp. 2d 223 (D.D.C. 2006) (alleging that the EPA is violating the APA rulemaking requirements) Text

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

Natural Res. Def. Council v. Johnson, 422 F.Supp. 2d 105 (D.D.C. 2006) (alleging violating of reporting requirements of pesticides) Text

Beyond Pesticides v. Johnson, 407 F.Supp. 2d 38 (D.D.C. 2005) (unreasonably delayed suspension of pesticide) Text

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

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

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

Beyond Pesticides v. Whitman, 360 F.Supp. 2d 69 (D.D.C. 2004) (action for unlawful suspension or cancellation of pesticide) Text

Beyond Pesticides v. Whitman, 294 F.Supp. 2d 1 (D.D.C. 2003) (action for unlawful suspension or cancellation of pesticide) Text

CropLife Am. v. EPA, 329 F.3d 876 (D.C. Cir. 2003) (challenging EPA policy of banning third party studies) Text

San Juan Audubon Soc’y v. Wildlife Serv., 257 F.Supp. 2d 133 (D.D.C. 2003) (action for failure to following regulations) Text

Nw. Coal. for Alternatives to Pesticides v. EPA, 254 F.Supp. 2d 125 (D.D.C. 2003) (action under FIOA) 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) (seeking judicial confirmation of arbitration agreement) 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)(alleging that groundwater on his property was contaminated by pesticide)


 

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)(appeal from fraud and negligence claim) Text

Mangrum v. Pigue, 198 S.W.3d 496 (Ark. 2004)(negligence action, sprayed the wrong field) Text

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


 

CALIFORNIA

Caltec Ag Inc. v. Dep’t of Pesticide Regulation, 30 Cal. App. 5th 872, 242 Cal. Rptr. 3d 156 (Ct. App. 2019) (challenge California Department of Pesticide Regulation decision) Text

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. Dep’t of Pesticide Regulation, 161 Cal. App. 4th 411, 74 Cal. Rptr. 3d 290 (2008) (failure to follow label directions) Text

Sun Valley Packing v. Consep, Inc., 94 Cal. App. 4th 315, 114 Cal. Rptr. 2d 237 (2001) (breach of warranty and negligence action) Text

Arnold v. Dow Chem. Co., 91 Cal. App. 4th 698, 110 Cal. Rptr. 2d 722 (2001) (product liability action) Text

Etcheverry v. Tri-Ag Serv., Inc., 22 Cal. 4th 316, 993 P.2d 366 (2000) (product liability action for crop damage) Text


ILLINOIS

Traube v. Freund, 333 Ill. App. 3d 198, 775 N.E.2d 212 (2002) (action against adjacent farmers and pesticide maker for pesticide contamination of lake)Text

Dickman v. E.I. Du Pont de Nemours & Co., 278 Ill. App. 3d 776, 663 N.E.2d 507 (1996) (crop damage) Text


INDIANA

Dow Chem. Co. v. Ebling ex rel. Ebling, 753 N.E.2d 633 (Ind. 2001) (tort action for exposure to pesticides) Text

Dow Chem. Co. v. Ebling, 723 N.E.2d 881 (Ind. Ct. App.), transfer granted, opinion vacated, 741 N.E.2d 1249 (Ind. 2000), and aff’d in part, vacated in part sub nom. Dow Chem. Co. v. Ebling ex rel. Ebling, 753 N.E.2d 633 (Ind. 2001) (tort action for exposure to pesticides) Text


LOUISIANA

Hopkins v. Am. Cyanamid Co., 95-1088 (La. 1/16/96), 666 So. 2d 615 (crop damage) Text


MASSACHUSETTS

Hochberg v. Zoecon Corp., 421 Mass. 456, 657 N.E.2d 1263 (1995) (negligence and breach of implied warrant of merchantability) Text


MISSOURI

M & H Enterprises v. Tri-State Delta Chemicals, Inc., 984 S.W.2d 175 (Mo. Ct. App. 1998) (various state products liability claims) Text


MINNESOTA

Anderson v. State, Dep’t of Nat. Res., 693 N.W.2d 181 (Minn. 2005) (trespass and negligence action) Text


MONTANA

Sleath v. W. Mont Home Health Servs., Inc., 2000 MT 381, 304 Mont. 1, 16 P.3d 1042 (personal injury action) Text


 

NEBRASKA

Hoelck v. ICI Americas, Inc., 7 Neb. App. 622, 584 N.W.2d 52 (1998) (negligence and strict liability action) Text

Ackles v. Luttrell, 252 Neb. 273, 561 N.W.2d 573 (1997) (strict products liability and negligence) Text


NEW JERSEY

Lewis v. Am. Cyanamid Co., 155 N.J. 544, 715 A.2d 967 (1998) (failure-to-warn, manufacturing defect, and design defect claims)Text


NEW YORK

Villano v. Builders Square Inc., 275 A.D.2d 565, 713 N.Y.S.2d 85 (2000) (personal injury action) Text

Tyler v. Dow Chem. Co. Inc., 252 A.D.2d 31, 683 N.Y.S.2d 619 (1998) (FIFRA preemption) Text

Oeffler v. Miles, Inc., 169 Misc. 2d 447, 642 N.Y.S.2d 761 (Sup. Ct. 1996) (personal injury action)Text


PENNSYLVANIA

Romah v. Hygienic Sanitation Co., 705 A.2d 841 (Pa. Super. Ct. 1997), aff’d, 558 Pa. 378, 737 A.2d 249 (1999) (exposure to pesticide) Text


TENNESSEE

Terminix Int’l Co., L.P. v. Tennessee Dep’t of Labor, 77 S.W.3d 185 (Tenn. Ct. App. 2001) (review of citations) Text

Wadlington v. Miles, Inc., 922 S.W.2d 520 (Tenn. Ct. App. 1995) (negligence action for ineffective pesticide) Text


WASHINGTON

Eriksen v. Mobay Corp., 110 Wash. App. 332, 41 P.3d 488 (2002) (exposure to pesticides) Text

Hue v. Farmboy Spray Co., 127 Wash. 2d 67, 896 P.2d 682 (1995) (crop damage) Text

Goodwin v. Bacon, 127 Wash. 2d 50, 896 P.2d 673 (1995) (crop damage) Text

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