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.
For many years now, agriculture has gone out of its way to safeguard the health of the nation’s beneficial insects such as the honey bee. However, some industry insiders warn that protecting the monarch butterfly is equally important. Read more
Dow Agrosciences LLC, Makhteshim Agan of North America (ADAMA) and FMC Corp. have encouraged the Environmental Protection Agency to roll back the evaluations, as has the pesticide trade group CropLife America and other pesticide makers. Read more