Court allows EPA leeway on conditional pesticide registrations
Friday March 02 2012
EPA can go beyond the explicit dictates of FIFRA in setting requirements for the conditional registration of pesticides, a federal judge ruled this week.
"Given EPA's history of placing conditions on registration, together with case law illustrating that placing conditions on registrations and licenses is a frequent and important adjunct to an agency's power to grant registrations and licenses at all, it is clear that EPA has the authority to impose conditions other than test data requirements when granting registrations or amendments to registrations," Judge Barbara Rothstein, of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, ruled Feb. 28.
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