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NRDC suit claims EPA neonicotinoid approvals violate ESA

The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) in a new lawsuit is seeking to vacate dozens of EPA pesticide registrations, arguing that the agency violated the Endangered Species Act (ESA) in approving the products containing certain neonicotinoids without consulting with federal wildlife officials on potential risks to endangered species. The suit, filed Oct. 3 in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, alleges that EPA registrations of products containing the commonly used neonicotinoids acetamiprid, dinotefuran, and imidacloprid pose risks.

 

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