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California Pesticides Case Refiled
Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Thu Jun 6, 2013 05:47 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- The scope of a recently dismissed mega pesticides lawsuit involving hundreds of chemicals and their potential effects on hundreds of endangered species has been scaled back in a new complaint filed with the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California on Wednesday.

In its April 22 dismissal of the pesticides case, the court ruled the plaintiffs, the Center for Biological Diversity, failed to show that U.S. Environmental Protection Agency actions on pesticide registrations specifically led to potential harm to endangered species.

In a 437-page amended complaint filed with the court, the CBD attempts to make ...

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