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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...

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The Deal with Dicamba: Report Examines EPA Decision to Register Dicamba in 2018

On May 24, 2021, the Environmental Protection Agency’s (“EPA”) Office of the Inspector General (“OIG”) issued a report addressing EPA’s 2018...

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...

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Ag & Food Law Daily Update: January 5, 2021

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

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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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...

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....

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October Monthly Round Up

October Round-Up As October ends, researchers at the National Agricultural Law Center continue to bring trusted research and information in agricultural...

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The Deal With Dicamba: EPA Approves Dicamba Pesticides for 2021 and Beyond

On October 27, 2020 the Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) announced that it had approved three dicamba-based pesticides for over-the-top use on...

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Ag & Food Law Update: September 24, 2020

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

Hot Topics in Environmental Law: Litigation Updates

The past month has seen several developments in important, and on-going environmental law cases. Each litigation, though completely unrelated, has the...

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Pesticide Pressures: Enlist Duo Registration Before Ninth Circuit

In 2014, the Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) registered a pesticide called Enlist Duo under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act...

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The Deal with Dicamba: Plaintiffs Challenge EPA Cancellation Order

In a recent decision, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit vacated three pesticide registrations for dicamba-based herbicides,...