Court Orders EPA to Stop Sales of Pesticide Linked to Brain Damage in Kids

Court Orders EPA to Stop Sales of Pesticide Linked to Brain Damage in Kids

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(CD) — In a “major victory for public health,” the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit on Thursday ruled the Trump administration illegally blocked a ban on chlorpyrifos—a pesticide linked to brain development delays in children and nervous systems issues for all people and animals exposed to it—and ordered that it be outlawed within 60 days. “Children, farmworkers, rural families,…

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