There’s a noisy battle over water rights going on in the Golden State. Late last month, a diverse group of over 1,000 Californians flooded the State Capitol to tell the State Water Resources Control Board that their updates to the Bay-Delta Plan just won’t hold water.
EPA’s Office of Inspector General says the agency failed to properly justify the level of security used to protect former administrator Scott Pruitt, allowing costs to increase 110 percent over an 11-month period.
The Environmental Protection Agency failed to take into account the risks associated with dicamba before allowing Monsanto's Xtendimax formulation of the herbicide to be used for the 2017 growing season, lawyers for environmental groups and small family farms told a federal appeals court Wednesday.
Bayer, which now includes Monsanto, will continue to defend itself from lawsuits alleging that the active ingredient in the herbicide Roundup does not cause cancer, the company’s CEO told financial analysts in a teleconference Thursday.
The American Farm Bureau Federation and other agricultural organizations are asking a Texas court to block enforcement of the Obama-era “waters of the U.S.” rule in the 26 states where courts have not already stayed its implementation.
A federal judge ruled that the EPA and Army Corps of Engineers improperly suspended the Obama-era “waters of the U.S. rule,” allowing it to take effect in 26 states where it has not been blocked by court order.