NFFC et al v. EPA

January 20, 2017
Not judged
United States, Seattle, Washington

Environmental NGOs, Health/Food groups, Farmers
National Family Farm Coalition (NFFC), Center for Food Safety (CFS), Center for Biological Diversity (CBD), Pesticide Action Network North America (PANNA)
EPA, Monsanto
George A. Kimbrell, Sylvia Shih-Yau Wu, Paul H. Achitoff

Herbicide, Dicamba
Review the final order of the EPA granting a conditional registration for the new uses of the herbicide dicamba for use on genetically engineered cotton and soybean in 34 states.
Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit of Seattle, Washington, United States
Appellate (Appeal) Court

1.20.2017, Plaintiffs claim that  EPA violated its duties under FIFRA in issuing the conditional registration of dicamba, and under the Endangered Species Act by  failing to consult with the United States Fish and Wildlife Service or the National Marine  Fisheries Service to insure that conditionally registering dicamba for uses on GE cotton and soybean in the 34 states will not jeopardize any listed species or destroy or adversely modify any of their critical habitats. EPA’s approval of dicamba formulations expires Nov. 9, 2018.