EPA Seeks Public Input on Proposed Endangered Species Act Settlement

The Environmental Protection Agency published notice in the Federal Register that it is seeking comments on the proposed settlement of a case pending in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California in which plaintiffs allege the agency violated the Endangered Species Act by failing to adequately evaluate the harmful effects of malathion and other pesticide ingredients on endangered species and their habitats. The agency is accepting public comments on the proposed settlement through March 28, 2022.