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D.C. Circuit to Hear Case on Pesticide Danger to Species

Court will hold oral arguments on March 6 on whether the EPA violated the Endangered Species Act in approving a pesticide.  The eventual decision will set the stage for a suite of similar pesticide challenges and answer pivotal legal venue questions.

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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt spoke at the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture Winter Policy Conference and signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) establishing an interagency Working Group to evaluate and improve the Endangered Species Act consultation process for pesticide registration.   Read more

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FWS Adding Ten Species and Updating Five Species on the List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife – The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has issued a Final Rule amending the List by adding: “… three foreign coral species (Cantharellus noumeae, Siderastrea glynni, and Tubastraea floreana), dusky sea snake, Banggai cardinalfish,[…]

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