The EPA has 60 days to revoke all tolerances and cancel all registrations for the widely-used pesticide chlorpyrifos. On Thursday, the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled 2-1 that the EPA had no justification for its 2017 order to maintain a tolerance for the pesticide, citing research that shows its residue on food causes neurodevelopmental […]
This is proof that so much can be conveyed through perceptions alone. Just three weeks before the EPA declined to pursue a ban on the insecticide chlorpyrifos, agency chief Scott Pruitt and Dow Chemical CEO Andrew Liveris were seen talking at a conference. That’s all it takes, and people will surely jump to their own […]
Chlorpyrifos has been used for decades to help farmers defend their crops against a wide array of pests.