WASHINGTON, March 29, 2017 - The Environmental Protection Agency has decided to continue allowing the use of the insecticide chlorpyrifos, stating that the science surrounding human health effects is too uncertain to justify its own proposed ban on food tolerances.
WASHINGTON, March 15, 2017 – Renewable fuels groups say that the Trump administration’s decision to revisit fuel economy standards will give them a chance to tout the value of their low-carbon, high-octane fuel.
On paper, I appear to be the picture perfect stereotype of an east coast liberal: I’ve been working at environmental nonprofits for over 20 years, I’m an Ivy League grad, and I live in the “bluest” county in Virginia. When it comes to first impressions in the world of agriculture, I’ve been met countless times with skepticism and even contempt.
WASHINGTON, March 1, 2017 - The EPA will write a new definition of “waters of the United States” that is less expansive than the Obama administration’s rule that the agency is withdrawing, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt said today in an exclusive interview.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 17, 2017 - The Senate confirmed Scott Pruitt as administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, clearing the way for him to begin working to remove or soften Obama-era regulations on the agriculture and energy sectors.