The Environmental Protection Agency has 60 days to determine if chlorpyrifos are safe or it must be banned. The San Francisco-based 9th Circuit Court of Appeals made that ruling with a two-to-one decision. The dissenting judge said the 60-day timeline was too short and it was “vast overreach.” Due to declining sales, Corteva said last year it would stop producing the insecticide by the end of 2020.
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