As previously reported, two environmental NGOs have filed suit in a San Francisco federal district court asking the court to ,in effect, take over EPA’s Endangered Species Act consultations with NMFS and FWS during EPA’s registration of pesticides under FIFRA. Several pesticide industry groups and other stakeholders have moved to intervene in the litigation.  The NGO plaintiffs oppose intervention. The court has not yet ruled on who, if anyone, can intervene in the case.

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The American Chemistry Council briefing is attached below.