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Pesticides Lawsuit Dismissed
Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Fri Apr 26, 2013 11:52 AM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- A lawsuit that could have led to restrictions on hundreds of pesticides across the country has been dismissed by a California court, according to a ruling handed down this week on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's motion to dismiss the case.

In a 33-page ruling, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California in San Francisco dismissed the lawsuit with leave to amend, meaning the plaintiffs -- the Center for Biological Diversity and Pesticide Action Network North America -- have 30 days to file an amended lawsuit or 60 days to appeal to the Ninth ...

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