A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday denied a petition by environmental groups to force the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to ban the agricultural pesticide chlorpyrifos, ending one of three parallel attempts to bring about the ban, court filings show.
So when several dry years leave the reservoirs parched and the mountains bare, as happened during the just-ended drought, the state has to rely on another reservoir — the one that’s underground. Read moreRead More »
Update – USDA Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Online Purchasing Pilot – USDA has announced the “… seven retail firms selected to take part in a pilot designed to enable [SNAP] participants to purchase their groceries online. The two-year pilot is slated to begin this summer … Firms selected include:[…]Read More »