Agencies will study whether seven pesticides affect frog


Issue Date: November 13, 2013

In a negotiated settlement announced last week, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, in consultation with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, said it will determine potential effects of seven pesticides on the California red-legged frog. The U.S. District Court in San Francisco ordered review of seven pesticides: glyphosate, malathion, simazine, pendimethalin, permethrin, methomyl and myclobutani.

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