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EPA Sued Over Chlorpyrifos Ban

A group of 21 agricultural trade groups have filed a lawsuit against the EPA, demanding that the agency's pending chlorpyrifos ban be halted and ultimately revoked.
The lawsuit comes just weeks before the EPA is set to finalize its rule on Feb. 28 revoking the food tolerances for chlorpyrifos, an act which will effectively ban legal use of the insecticide among U.S. farmers. That rule was issued by the Biden EPA in August 2021, in response to an order from the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in the Ninth Circuit.
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