Jon Queally, staff writer
Andrew Wheeler, administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), testifies during a hearing titled "Oversight of the Environmental Protection Agency" in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on May 20, 2020 in Washington, DC. (Photo: Al Drago/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)
"For Wheeler to claim these rollbacks were for the good of the nation is absurd and insulting," says environmental leader.
Julia Conley, staff writer
"Yet another abdication of duty by those that are entrusted with protecting...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Demonstrators at an Earth Day 2017 event carry signs promoting science and challenging President Donald Trump's agenda.
"Critical public health and worker protections are being rolled back solely to...


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...