The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service established a Mexican fruit fly ( quarantine in the Palmview area of Hidalgo County, Texas, applying safeguarding measures and restrictions on the interstate movement or entry into foreign trade of regulated articles from this area.
By Alan Kovski Protections for an endangered bumblebee species can go into effect now that the Interior Department has rejected a delay requested by a coalition of construction, energy and agricultural interests. The listing of the rusty patched bumblebee under the Endangered Species Act went into effect March 21. It[…]Read More »
Puerto Rico’s refusal to allow aerial spraying of insecticides likely worsened the Zika virus outbreak on the island, according to the EPA’s top official overseeing its Zika response efforts. Read moreRead More »