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Feb 6, 2012

Environmental groups laud Calif. pesticide chief

Environmental groups are applauding the naming of a former conservation official as California's...

Jan 19, 2012

Methyl Iodide: The Cancer-Causing Chemical Behind Your Food

When researchers want to intentionally create cancerous cells in laboratories, they often use...

Jan 18, 2012

Beekeepers' Worries

The American Beekeeping Federation Conference is in town, and the beekeepers are abuzz about the...

Jan 17, 2012

Are Pesticides Behind Massive Bee Die-Offs?

For the German chemical giant Bayer, neonicotinoid pesticides—synthetic derivatives of nicotine...

Jan 17, 2012

Honeybee problem nearing a ‘critical point’

Anyone who’s been stung by a bee knows they can inflict an outsized pain for such tiny insects....

Jan 17, 2012

Pesticide reform groups blast decision on chemical

Lawyers for a coalition of pesticide reform groups attacked a decision by the state to approve a...

Jan 17, 2012

Pesticide use rises in S.J., statewide

Pesticide use rose nearly 11 percent in San Joaquin County in 2010, a reflection of the end of...

Dec 6, 2011

Florida farmworkers urge EPA to tighten control of pesticides

Jeannie Economos of the Farmworker Association of Florida recalls a woman who walked into her...

Dec 1, 2011

Pesticides on trial

On Dec. 3, the 27th anniversary of the Bhopal disaster, anti-pesticide advocates are bringing the...

Oct 24, 2011

Coalition calls for ban on chlorpyrifos

When Environmental Protection Agency officials consider re-registering the neurotoxic chemical...