Environmental Health News

EPA chief met with Dow CEO before deciding on pesticide ban.

The Trump administration's top environmental official met privately with the chief executive of Dow Chemical shortly before reversing his agency's push to ban a widely used pesticide after health studies showed it can harm children's brains.

Will cancer warning make you avoid Roundup weed killer?

The California decision to require a warning label marks the latest flash point in a years-long fight between environmentalists, some scientists and Roundup’s maker, the chemical giant Monsanto, with government agencies often caught in between.

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