Pesticide Exposure News
Trump EPA nominee opposed by GOP senators from NC
North Carolina's two Republican senators say they oppose President Donald Trump's pick to oversee chemical safety at the Environmental Protection Agency, putting his nomination at serious risk.
GOP senators from NC come out against Trump EPA nominee
North Carolina's two Republican senators say they oppose President Donald Trump's pick to oversee chemical safety at the Environmental Protection Agency, putting his nomination at serious risk
Trump administration seeks to delay findings on pesticides
President Donald Trump's administration is seeking a two-year delay of an upcoming deadline to determine whether a family of widely used pesticides is harmful to endangered species
California bans use of some farming pesticides near schools
California regulators have announced a new rule that bans farmers from using certain pesticides near schools and day care centers
Trump's budget cuts EPA by 31 percent, follows campaign promise to diminish the agency
The budget released by the White House today follows through on President Trump ’s campaign trail promise to drastically reduce the size of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency . The new budget plan cuts 31 percent of the agency’s funding overall, including significant reductions to research
Dylann Roof Faces Sentencing in Federal Death Penalty Case
Dylann Roof's fate will soon be back in the hands of the jurors who found him guilty of killing nine black parishioners at a church in Charleston, South Carolina.
4 Children Dead From Suspected Pesticide Poisoning at Home
Several other family members also fell sick after accidentally mixing water with the chemical aluminum phosphide contained in the pesticide.
4 Dead from Suspected Pesticide Poisoning at Texas Home, Officials Say
Four people, all believed to be minors, are dead from suspected pesticide poisoning at a home in Amarillo, Texas, Monday, officials said. The fire department said the case appears to be an "accidental poisoning with no criminal intent." The victims were found after the fire department responded to
The 'Dirty Dozen' Produce Named Worst for Pesticide Exposure
Those tart, sweet strawberries you’re eating this summer may be putting more than antioxidants in your system. The Environmental Working Group (EWG) declares strawberries the worst culprit for pesticide exposure this year, demoting the worst offender for the last five years, apples, to second
Family Alleges Pest Fumigation Left Boy Severely Injured
The family of a 10-year-old boy said he had to be rushed to the hospital where he has remained for weeks after being exposed to fumigation chemicals in their house. The family of Peyton McCaughey said that after their home in Palm City, Florida, was fumigated in August, multiple family members