Today: A Court Tells the EPA: Ban This Insecticide
An appeals court has taken the unusual step of forcing the Environmental Protection Agency to stop the use of a chemical shown to harm children’s brains. TOP STORIES A Court Tells the EPA: Ban This Insecticide The Obama administration had proposed banning the widely used pesticide chlorpyrifos...
U.S. appeals court orders Trump administration to ban pesticide harmful to children's brains within 60 days
The area around Rocky Flats nuclear plant may soon open to the public — and some say that's a disaster in the making
Crews make progress battling Southern California wildfire
Aircraft have been making flight after flight, dumping water and bright pink retardant to protect Lake Elsinore and other foothill communities as the fire sweeps through the dense, bone-dry brush of the Cleveland National Forest. The Holy Fire, named for Holy Jim Canyon, where it began Monday - grew to nearly 33 square miles (85 square kilometres) by Saturday morning.
Brazilian Judge Suspends Glyphosate; Monsanto Stock Plunges after San Francisco Jury Orders Cancer Victim Paid $289 Million
(Beyond Pesticides, August 14, 2018) A federal judge in Brazil has ordered the suspension of the most widely used pesticide in the world, glyphosate. Under the ruling, new products may not be registered in the country until the Brazilian government reevaluates the herbicide’s toxicity. Glyphosate (Roundup) is used widely in Brazil on genetically engineered (GE) crops, which have been subject of...
Groundskeeper Who Used Monsanto’s Herbicide Roundup and Contracted the Cancer non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) Wins $289 Million Jury
Massachusetts Pollinator Advocates Vow to Advance Protections after Legislature Fails to Restrict Neonicotinoids
Trump Administration Reverses Ban of Bee-Toxic Pesticides on National Wildlife Refuges, as California Confirms Neonicotinoid Pe