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Paraquat Receives Interim Registration Decision, Faces Legal Challenges

On August 1, 2021, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published documents in the Federal Register announcing the Agency’s Interim Registration Review...

EPA Announces Decision to Revoke Chlorpyrifos Tolerances

On August 19, 2021, the Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) announced its intention to publish a final rule in the Federal Register...

California Court Finds State Law Claims Not Preempted by FIFRA in Glyphosate Ruling

A California State Court of Appeal issued a ruling on August 9, 2021, upholding a jury verdict awarding millions of dollars...

California State Court Issues Pretrial Ruling In Roundup Case

A week before the trial of another lawsuit challenging the safety of Monsanto Company’s (“Monsanto”) Roundup products is scheduled to start,...

Court Sets Aside Pesticide Registration For ESA Violations

The United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia recently issued an order vacating an action from Environmental Protection...

Ninth Circuit Upholds $25 Million Award to Plaintiff in Glyphosate Case

On May 14, 2021, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, issued a decision upholding a $25 million...

Pathways to Pesticide Cancellation Under FIFRA

Under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (“FIFRA”), pesticide manufacturers work with the Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) to register pesticides...

Ninth Circuit Finds Chlorpyrifos Tolerances Unlawful

UPDATE: On August 18, 2021, EPA announced that it would be publishing a final rule in the Federal Register revoking all safety...

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The Deal with Dicamba: Updates from the First Quarter of 2021

For many reasons, 2020 was a noteworthy year. One of those reasons was the developments in many on-going dicamba litigations. From...

Pressing Pause: EPA Asks DOJ to Seek Stays of Litigation

On January 21, 2021, the Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) sent a letter to the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) requesting stays for...

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Ag & Food Law Daily Update: January 4, 2021

A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE.                                                                                                                                                   REGULATORY:...

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Ag & Food Law Daily Update: December 10, 2020

A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE.                                                                                                                                                   REGULATORY:...

Registration Review: EPA Finds Endangered Species May Be Harmed By Glyphosate

In November, 2020, the Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) released a draft Biological Evaluation (“BE”) assessing the risks posed to species listed...

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Ag & Food Law Update: November 30, 2020

A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE.                                                                                                                                                 REGULATORY:...

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Ag & Food Law Update: November 25, 2020

A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE.                                                                                                                                                 REGULATORY: Includes...

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The Deal With Dicamba: Lawsuit Challenges Registration, EPA Changes FIFRA Policy

In late October, 2020, the Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) announced that it had renewed the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act...

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Ag & Food Law Update: November 9, 2020

A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE.                                                                                                                                                 REGULATORY:...

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Ag & Food Law Update: November 6, 2020

A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE.      ...

Pesticide Litigation: Chlorpyrifos Under Fire

Two lawsuits have recently been filed in California state courts against Corteva Inc. (“Corteva”), the corporation which manufactures the pesticide chlorpyrifos....