A judge in the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has ordered the Environmental Protection Agency to cancel the registration of a popular insecticide within 60 days. In his opinion, Judge Jed Rakoff said the EPA failed to consider the health risk to children by maintaining the registration of chlorpyrifos. That’s the main ingredient in Lorsban insecticide, which is used to treat insects like soybean aphids, spider mites and corn rootworm.
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