A coalition of 31 states challenging EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers’ Clean Water Act (CWA) jurisdiction rule is claiming that the agencies’ rule ignores Supreme Court precedent, usurps state water authorities, and violates Constitutional principles on states’ rights, the Commerce Clause and vagueness doctrines.
The U.S. environmental agency is considering banning sprayings of the agricultural herbicide dicamba after a set deadline next year, according to state officials advising the agency on its response to crop damage linked to the weed killer. Read moreRead More »
By Tiffany Stecker of Bloomberg BNA The EPA must do more to combat weed resistance to common herbicides, the agency’s inspetor general said in a new report. The Environmental Protection Agency Office of Inspector General released the report June 21 to review the agency’s handling of a growing problem among U.S.[…]Read More »