Chlorpyrifos ban appealed
Nicole Heslip - Brownfield - Tue Sep 25, 9:55AM CDT

The Department of Justice is requesting a rehearing of a district court ruling that would ban the use of the pesticide chlorpyrifos.

Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue praised the decision saying USDA disagrees with the ruling ordering EPA to revoke tolerances and cancel registrations for chlorpyrifos.

Perdue also says USDA supports EPA’s conclusion that the available scientific evidence does not indicate the need for a total ban on the pesticide.

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