Chesapeake PSR is urging Montgomery County to appeal an August 3 ruling by a Montgomery County judge overturning a county ban on the use of certain toxic lawn pesticides.
Chesapeake PSR and other groups filed an amicus brief in support of a 2015 landmark Montgomery County, Maryland law that restricts the use of toxic pesticides on public and private land.
Attacking and suppressing science is becoming the norm in the U.S., whether it's Scott Pruitt's EPA refusing to ban chlorpyrifos or USDA dropping a plan to test food for glyphosate. It falls on all of us to protect science.
A lawsuit seeks to overturn Montgomery County, Maryland's Healthy Lawns Act. Chesapeake PSR is part of a coalition to retain the law's restrictions on certain non-essential toxic pesticides.
Montgomery County, Maryland votes to restrict carcinogenic or endocrine disruptor pesticides on lawns and public parks to protect health.
Montgomery County Maryland will decide whether to restrict carcinogenic and endocrine disruptor pesticides on lawns and in public parks.
Glyphosate is a probable human carcinogen.
A lawn pesticide bill in Montgomery County is up for a vote in September.