Pesticides

Andrea Germanos, staff writer
How is it that Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt came to the decision to reject his own agency's science and reject a ban the insecticide chlorpyrifos? Watchdog group American Oversight and advocacy organization Environmental Working Group (EWG) want to know, and are ready to sue to get to the bottom of the matter...
Nika Knight, staff writer
Migrant workers harvest corn on a farm in Gilroy, Calif., in 2013.
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) head Scott Pruitt denied a 10-year-old...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Pesticides have been liked to "cancer, Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases, hormone disruption, developmental disorders, and sterility," United Nations study notes, as well as an estimated 200,000 deaths a year from acute poisoning. (Photo: USAID Egypt/cc/flickr)
Taking the global pesticide industry to task for its "systematic denial of...