Beekeepers Fight the Sting of EPA’s Bee Killing Actions

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By Jessica A. Knoblauch, Earthjustice It’s been a particularly terrible year for bees. While the nation’s honeybee populations continue to plummet, Trump’s EPA has announced it’s allowing the bee-killing pesticide sulfoxaflor back on the market. In addition, the USDA has...
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EPA’s Glyphosate Assessment is Unsafe, Unhealthy, Unlawful

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By Jennifer Sass, Natural Resources Defense Council This spring EPA issued its Proposed Interim Registration Review Decision, PID (Relevant documents here, and in the EPA Docket EPA-HQ-OPP-2009-0361-2340).  In this document, EPA reaffirms its mis-classification of glyphosate as not likely to...
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Amazon Prime: Workers Pay a Price for Fast, Free Shipping

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By Shanna Devine and Katie Tracy, Public Citizen and the Center for Progressive Reform On Labor Day weekend, it’s easy to get caught up in big sales or planning one last hoorah before summer ends. It’s also easy to forget about the millions of workers who labor tirelessly to ensure...
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Trump Administration Goes After States for Protecting the Environment

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By Don Anair, Union of Concerned Scientists The Trump administration has been on a collision course with California, and it appears that collision is imminent. An administrative action to undermine the authority granted to the state by the Clean Air Act to protect its citizens from vehicle...
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