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Environmentalists urge 9th Circuit to speed chlorpyrifos suit

October 18, 2017
Environmentalists are urging a federal appellate court to expedite their lawsuit seeking to reverse EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt's decision to end a proposed Obama-era ban on the pesticide chlorpyrifos, charging that continued use of the product will cause irreparable harm to exposed children. “There is good cause for expedition because children continue to be exposed to chlorpyrifos in their food, drinking water, and the air around their homes, schools, and playfields, putting them at risk of such brain impairments as...

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