EPA assessment finds 3 popular neonicotinoid insecticides jeopardize endangered plants and...
The answer to prevent further extinction of up to 41 percent of the world's insects is a “serious reduction in pesticide usage.”
Pesticides drifting to unintended flowers could harm pollinators, study finds
Being exposed to multiple pesticides is concerning for the health of bees and could have serious implications for crop production, the function of ecosystems and human health.
New report highlights pesticides’ overlooked climate connection
New assessment by Pesticides Action Network North America examines the “vicious cycle” linking these fossil fuel–derived chemicals and climate change.
‘Huge win’: Court finds EPA approval of bee-killing sulfoxaflor unlawful
"Studies show that the widespread adoption of systemic insecticides has made our landscapes 48 times more deadly for pollinators like honeybees."
People of color and low income communities are more exposed to...
“For too long communities of color have served as literal dumping grounds for many of our nation’s most dangerous toxic chemicals, including pesticides."
EPA expected to extend use of bee-killing pesticides
“These insecticides are not helping the productivity of crops on fields — it seems an amazing effort to blanket all these acres with something that doesn’t have a return on investment."
EPA finds two widely used pesticides harm majority of endangered species
Atrazine and glyphosate are both causing severe harm to many of the plants and animals protected under the Endangered Species Act.
Is your tap water safe to drink? Pesticides, radioactive material, PFAS...
“With more funding, stronger federal safety standards and a greater focus on helping historically disadvantaged areas, safe water could finally be a given for all communities across the country.”
New report ranks 17 major US food manufacturers on their actions...
The report was conducted by As You Sow and found General Mills, Lamb Weston, Del Monte, and PepsiCo to score the highest when it came their actions to reduce the growing risk of pesticide use.
EPA takes action to protect Pacific salmon from pesticides
Pesticides generally are a problem for salmon for several reasons and can have a variety of impacts depending on the chemical involved.