9th Circuit Scraps EPA’s Trump-Era Glyphosate Cancer Determination

June 17, 2022
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit has vacated EPA’s 2020 finding that glyphosate, the active ingredient in the widely used Roundup herbicide, is not likely to be carcinogenic to humans and struck down the agency’s interim re-registration after holding that officials’ review broke with agency-wide guidance on cancer risk assessments. The June 17 opinion , written by Judge Michelle T. Friedland and joined by Judges J. Clifford Wallace and Danny T. Boggs, says the Office of Pesticide...

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