Court overturns EPA ban of key crop protection
A federal appeals court has overturned the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) ban on the insecticide chlorpyrifos, potentially allowing its continued use in agriculture.
The decision comes in response to the EPA’s actions in 2021 when it banned all uses of chlorpyrifos on food crops following an order from the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Instead of a complete ban, the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals in St. Louis ruled that the EPA could...
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