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Noting ‘Precariousness of Bee Populations,’ Court of Appeals Yanks EPA Approval of Dow’s Sulfoxaflor

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit struck down the Environmental Protection Agency’s unconditional approval of the neocotinoid pesticide, sulfoxaflor on September 10, 2015. In vacating the EPA’s approval of sulfoxaflor the court effectively prevents the pesticide’s sale or use in the U.S. until the agency goes through the process of determining its…