Court will hold oral arguments on March 6 on whether the EPA violated the Endangered Species Act in approving a pesticide. The eventual decision will set the stage for a suite of similar pesticide challenges and answer pivotal legal venue questions.
Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.) wants to include a ban on pesticides linked to declining bee health in next year’s farm bill, one of several initiatives he is pushing in the legislation to reauthorize agriculture and nutrition programs. Read more
The South Carolina Natural Resources Board, the policy-making body for the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR), is one of the latest of hundreds of agencies and organizations nationwide to throw its support behind a piece of federal legislation designed to provide much-needed funding for wildlife of conservation concern[…]