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Mar 9, 2015

4 Million People Just Told Obama to Save the Bees—Now

Billions of bees have died in recent years, and now more than 4 million people have called on...

Mar 2, 2015

A Pesticide Banned, or Not, Underscores Trans-Atlantic Trade Sensitivities

Syngenta, a Swiss chemicals company, produces one of America’s most popular herbicides. It is...

Mar 2, 2015

Debate swirls over amount of pesticides used to grow strawberries

For a dozen years, the state allowed Dow AgroSciences and farmers nearly unfettered access to a...

Jan 26, 2015

California regulators clamp down on fumigant pesticides

Increasing restrictions and outright prohibitions on fumigants due to public health and...

Jan 20, 2015

UPDATE 1-USDA approves Monsanto's new GMO soybeans, cotton

Monsanto Co. received final U.S. approval on Thursday for herbicide-tolerant crops to be used with...

Jan 5, 2015

New rules for Salinas schools — reporting pesticide use

In the pesticide-laden Salinas Valley, the new year brings a new requirement for schools and...

Jan 5, 2015

How environmental justice fared in 2014 — and the outlook for 2015

A key scene in Ava DuVernay’s triumphant Selma shows Martin Luther King explaining to President...

Dec 22, 2014

Group Concerned About Bee Population Calls for Stop to Use of Some Pesticides

Minnesotans concerned about declining bee populations are on a mission to stop the use of some...

Dec 15, 2014

Farmers Spray Pesticides Near Schools with No Notification Required

Wineries and vineyards dot the landscape of Livermore with brand new homes and schools popping up...

Dec 8, 2014

Top local chefs offer support for Sacramento urban farming ordinance

More than three dozen area chefs are calling on city and county political leaders to approve...