EPA

Brett Wilkins, staff writer
President-elect Joe Biden delivers a remarks on the economic recovery in Wilmington, Delaware on Monday, November 16, 2020. (Photo: Salwan Georges/The Washington Post via Getty Images)
A transition spokesperson said the freeze will apply to regulations as well as guidance documents that "can have enormous consequences on the lives of the American people."
Brett Wilkins, staff writer
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency headquarters in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
"He cannot pass up that opportunity," said the author of Environment America's...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Formerly an open pit copper mine, the Berkeley Pit in Butte, Montana is now part of the largest Superfund site in the United States. (Photo: Janie Osborne/Getty Images)
More broadly, campaigners are calling on the incoming president to deliver on...

Further

The Environmental Working Group has released its annual “Dirty Dozen” list ranking non-organic fruits and vegetables most contaminated with pesticides, based on the sensible notion that while the USDA says most samples meet legal limits, "legal doesn't always mean safe." Apples, already effectively banned in Europe for DPA, lead the list. Other horrors: The Dirty Dozen Plus is headed by kale and collard greens, a single grape contained 15 pesticides, an average potato is worse than anything...

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