January 11, 2019 / 1:09 AM / 5 months ago

9th Circuit declares environmental groups' dicamba suit moot after EPA approval

A federal appeals court has declared moot environmental groups’ challenge to a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 2016 approval of a dicamba-based weed killer made by Bayer AG unit Monsanto, saying that approval was nullified by one granted in 2018.

But the unanimous three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said the environmental groups could bring a new challenge to the EPA’s 2018 approval with an expedited schedule for briefing and oral arguments.

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