Appeals court spurns challenge to Kansas pesticide rules
July 2, 2017
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A federal appeals court has spurned a lawsuit challenging a Kansas regulation on pesticide treatment.
The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals panel on Monday sided with a lower court in upholding its decision to throw out a lawsuit filed by filed by pest control applicator Ralph Rogerson.
Rogerson had claimed in his lawsuit that a Kansas Department of Agriculture regulation requires excessive pesticide treatment in preconstruction applications.
At issue is a state rule requiring both horizontal and vertical application of termite pesticides.
His lawsuit complained the Kansa...