EPA has asked a federal appeals court to uphold the agency's registration of the insecticide sulfoxaflor, saying there is substantial evidence that registration of the pesticide will not result in unreasonable adverse effects on the environment. A group of beekeeper organizations filed a petition in July 2013 requesting that the court review and vacate the EPA's registration of sulfoxaflor over alleged violations of FIFIRA. The beekeepers alleged that EPA registered sulfoxaflor ...

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