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 the moves.
the Arkansas Plant Board Pesticide Committee approved of an in-crop dicamba ban from April 15 to Dec. 31, 2018. The next steps for the potential ban are approval from the full Plant Board, the Arkansas Governor and the Arkansas Legislature. Read moreRead More »
Community groups The Moms On a Mission (MOM) Hui and Pōʻai Wai Ola/West Kauaʻi Watershed Alliance are filing a complaint and asking U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Department of Agriculture to investigate actions against Native Hawaiians in violation of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 which prohibits recipients[…]Read More »