Seven States Call for EPA to Ban Chlorpyrifos

Legal Filings
June 05, 2017

The Attorneys General of New York, California, Washington, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts and Vermont formally requested that EPA take immediate action to ban chlorpyrifos. The states argued that the Trump EPA’s refusal to ban this pesticide from food crops—despite the agency’s own analysis finding its use to be unsafe for children—must be overturned.