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      April 27, 2009Environment

      EPA's New Pesticide Testing Is Outdated

      In its search for endocrine-disrupting chemicals, the agency should turn to new scientists, says an advocate
      March 14, 2013

      It's Time for a Neonicotinoid Time Out

      There's a mounting pile of evidence that three particular neonicotinoid insecticides, clothianidin, imidacloprid and thiamethoxam, are harming bees. During the late 1990’s this class of pesticides began being used to treat corn and other field crop seeds...
      February 15, 2011Health

      Pesticides May Block Male Hormones

      Many agricultural pesticides disrupt male hormones, according to new tests
      June 28, 2013Biology

      EPA Defends Chemical Testing of Low-Dose Hormone Effects

      The agency is responding to a report written by 12 scientists who criticized the government’s decades-old strategy for testing the safety of many chemicals found in the environment and consumer products...
      March 18, 2010Health

      Small Dogs Prove Susceptible to Flea Poison

      Warning that the powerful poisons can endanger dogs and cats, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will require new instructions and labeling for flea products
      August 9, 2006The Sciences

      EPA Pesticide Controversy and Impact Astronomy

      In this episode, journalist Paul Raeburn talks about how the Environmental Protection Agency has been taking a long time, decades in fact, to figure out how to handle some potentially dangerous chemicals...
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