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Center for Food Safety Challenges EPA’s Failure to Enforce Water Protections


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Center for Food Safety Challenges EPA’s Failure to Enforce Water Protections

WASHINGTON - Center for Food Safety today filed a demand letter seeking compliance by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Bayer CropScience with the terms of the registration for flubendiamide, a powerful insecticide that EPA has determined is a threat to water quality. EPA approved the chemical’s registration in 2008 with the mandatory condition that Bayer agree to its cancellation if subsequent studies revealed risks to water quality and aquatic life.

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