Federal judges rehear case for banning chlorpyrifos

From the Capital Press

The Environmental Protection Agency defended the pesticide chlorpyrifos on Tuesday, telling a three-judge panel in San Francisco that the agency has never found that exposure limits set in 2006 were unsafe.

EPA’s attorney, Mark Walters, disputed claims that the agency’s studies support a ban. “It is inaccurate to say that the EPA has made a series of unbroken findings that exposure to levels below the current tolerances cause neurodevelopmental effects,” he said. Read the rest of the article here.