Court Ruling Ordering EPA to Act on NRDC’s Petition to Ban Dangerous Pesticide in Pet Products

Legal Filings
April 22, 2020

Ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ordering the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to take action on NRDC’s petition to ban the last residential use of tetrachlorvinphos (TCVP), an organophosphate pesticide used in household pet products. The court ordered EPA to take final action on this pesticide – either by denying NRDC’s petition or beginning proceedings to cancel use of the pesticide within one year.