While it is still too early to put a dollar value on the damage to crops in North Carolina from Hurricane Matthew, Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler says the destruction to agriculture is unprecedented.
House Republicans are advancing legislation that would limit EPA’s ability to require payments to conservation groups in legal settlements and a separate bill that would delay implementation of the agency’s “major” regulations while they are being litigated. Read moreRead More »
By Paul Shukovsky Shellfish growers in Washington’s Willapa Bay and nearby Gray’s Harbor are facing opposition from food activists and environmentalists over their proposal to spray a pesticide on tideflats to prevent losing up to 80 percent of their harvest. The growers are seeking a permit to spray imidacloprid, a neonicotinoid, on tideflats[…]Read More »