Environmental groups have long sought to prohibit the use of organophosphates, particularly the agricultural insecticide chlorpyrifos. But TCVP also has been targeted in court as a risky chemical for children, who like to pet and hold flea collar-wearing animals.
EPA has posted the minutes and final report from the December 13-16, 2016 meeting of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act Scientific Advisory Panel (SAP) to “… consider a set of scientific issues being evaluated by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regarding EPA’s evaluation of the carcinogenic potential of[…]Read More »
On Feb. 2, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit finally decided a lawsuit challenging EPA’s decisions during re-registration for failure to consult under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) about pesticide products containing 31 different active ingredients. Although the Ninth Circuit upheld the District Court’s dismissal of most[…]Read More »