Last week EPA officials proposed increasing the number of states authorized to use the weed killer Enlist Duo from the existing 15 states to a total of 34 states, action that appears to be contrary to a move last year to vacate the product’s registration because it potentially posed a risk of being more toxic to non-targeted plants than first thought.
Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue spoke to corn and soybean farmers gathered at the Commodity Classic in Anaheim, California, as the ethanol debate becomes increasingly contentious around the country. Read moreRead More »
The state of California’s Water Service has entered into a $85 million settlement agreement and release of claims with companies including the Dow Chemical Co and Shell Oil on Dec. 20, the company said today in a regulatory filing. Read moreRead More »