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October 23rd, 2020
Lawsuit Filed to Protect Endangered Wildlife From Dangerous New Fungicide

SAN FRANCISCO—Center for Food Safety and the Center for Biological Diversity filed a lawsuit today challenging the Environmental Protection Agency's approval of a toxic new fungicide without fully addressing its lethal effects on endangered wildlife.

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March 10th, 2016
Obama Administration Sued Over Failure to Protect Monarch Butterflies

WASHINGTON—Two conservation groups filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today over its failure to protect the monarch butterfly under the Endangered Species Act…

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January 5th, 2016
Lawsuit Launched for Endangered Species Act Protection of Monarch Butterflies

WASHINGTON— Two environmental groups filed a notice of intent to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today over its failure to protect the monarch butterfly under the Endangered Species Act…

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June 18th, 2015
Lawsuit Launched to Protect Endangered Wildlife From Dangerous New Chemical Cocktail

WASHINGTON— Conservation and food safety groups today submitted a formal notice of intent to sue the Environmental Protection Agency for approving a toxic new pesticide called bicyclopyrone (or “BCP”) without properly considering its potentially leth…

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May 28th, 2015
EPA Plan to Save Bees Skirts the Issue, Ignores Most Problematic Form of Pesticide Use

May 28, 2015 (Washington, DC)-- The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a proposed a new rule today restricting the use of pesticides on crops when honey bees are present for contracted pollination services.  While the rule would apply to nearly all insecticid…

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June 27th, 2014
Home Depot and BJ's Wholesale Club Agree to Curb Bee-Killing Pesticides

Less than a week after the White House announced a new task force to better protect our pollinating species, Center for Food Safety is pleased to announce that Home Depot and BJ’s Wholesale Club are taking steps to better protect pollinators like bees…

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June 3rd, 2014
Groups Fight to Protect Endangered Species From Dangerous New Pesticide

Conservation and food safety groups filed a lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency today for failing to protect endangered species from a new, toxic pesticide called cyantraniliprole…

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March 24th, 2014
Lawsuit Launched to Protect Endangered Species From Dangerous New Pesticide

Conservation and food-safety groups filed a formal notice of intent to sue the Environmental Protection Agency today for failing to protect hundreds of endangered fish, butterflies and other species from a new, toxic pesticide called cyantranili…

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