Andrea Germanos, staff writer
A detail of the cover image for Toxic Hangover, a new report by Center for Biological Diversity.
From 2017-2018, the agency approved 69 new pesticide products containing an ingredient the EPA recognizes as a "known" or "likely" carcinogen.
Julia Conley, staff writer
Former members of the agency's Science Advisory Board say EPA Administrator...
Jake Johnson, staff writer
"Corporate greed is threatening one of the most basic necessities of life:...


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...