These lawsuits center on whether, as the law requires, the agency properly consulted with other wildlife protection agencies before approving certain pesticides. The resolution of these suits awaits a pending judge’s ruling on the appropriate jurisdiction.
EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt’s first 100 days in office include several early steps to block or undo a host of Obama-era regulations and reshape the agency with the expectation of major budget cuts, winning praise from GOP lawmakers and industry groups but outcry from some EPA staff and environmentalists over[…]Read More »
Corn has been dethroned as the king of crops as farmers reported Thursday they intend to plant more soybeans than corn for the first time in 35 years, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said in its annual prospective planting report. Read moreRead More »