Many eyes were on the Arkansas state pesticide board Nov. 21 as officials that oversee pesticide regulations wrestled with decisions on dicamba herbicide. At the end of a packed, three-hour public meeting, the Arkansas Plant Board voted to push measures toward that state’s governor that would ban some forms of the herbicide and limit how and when newer dicamba formulations are used in the state.
Epidemiological studies are a central element of public discussion in the debate surrounding the carcinogenic potential of glyphosate. A publication that appeared in the USA in November examined whether there is a possible connection between the use of glyphosatecontaining plant protection products and cases of cancer among people who work[…]Read More »
The issue of water rights of the Rio Grande between Texas, New Mexico and Colorado is controlled by a 1938 Rio Grande Compact between the three states but is managed by the Bureau of Reclamation who must dedicate a portion of those waters to Mexico as obligated by the treaty[…]Read More »