Administrative Law Judge Backs EPA's Cancellation Of Contested Pesticide

June 2, 2016
EPA's Chief Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) has rejected Bayer CropScience's appeal of EPA's cancellation of the pesticide flubendiamide after finding the company failed to comply with its conditional pesticide registration, backing EPA's novel process to quickly cancel pesticides and upholding EPA's ban on sales of existing flubendiamide stocks. A Bayer spokesman in a statement says that Chief ALJ Susan Biro's June 1 order backing the agency is “disappointing for supporters of science-based regulations and grower choice, but it was...

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