EPA nears deadline for decision whether to ban chlorpyrifos

Last summer, a federal appeals court gave the EPA until March 31 — this Friday — to decide whether to ban or allow continued use of the insecticide chlorpyrifos, used on more than 50 crops, including alfalfa, corn, peanuts and wheat. Mother Jones says the new administration “will have to make a momentous choice” in its early… » Read More

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