Lawsuit Challenges EPA’s Failure to Protect Freshwater Endangered Species from Point Source Pesticide Discharge

The Center for Biological Diversity is seeking review of the Environmental Protection Agency’s issuance of a general permit for the discharge of biological and chemical pesticides into U.S. waters. CBD argues that the EPA has failed to comply with its statutory obligations under the Clean Water Act and the Endangered Species Act to ensure that issuance of the permit will not jeopardize any listed species or designated critical habitat.