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GMO Opponents File Suit to Block EPA Approved Enlist Duo Weed Killer

Jon Entine | Posted 12.15.2014 | Business
Jon Entine

Crop biotechnology critics and non-governmental (NGO) activist groups are threatening to go to court in an attempt to block the use of Dow AgroScience's Enlist Duo herbicide weed killer. The Environmental Protection Agency announced formal approval of the herbicides on Wednesday.

EPA Approves New Weed Killer For Engineered Crops

AP | By MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 12.15.2014 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency has approved a new version of a popular weed killer to be used on genetically modified corn an...

Lynne Peeples

Potent New Weedkiller Raises Fears About Children's Health

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 07.03.2014 | Green

In his public plea for the Environmental Protection Agency to reject registration of a potent new weedkiller, Christopher Lish of Olema, California, r...

Mind a Mess? Try a 60-Second Speed Clean

Millie Grenough | Posted 08.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Millie Grenough

Ever have one of those days when your mind traffic makes Atlanta Airport's schedule look like child's play? According to an April 2014 list from Airp...

Why GE Labeling Is Monsanto's Worst Nightmare

Maria Rodale | Posted 10.16.2012 | Green
Maria Rodale

by Marcia Ishii-Eiteman, senior scientist at Pesticide Action Network Recent media coverage of Prop 37, the California Right to Know Genetically En...

Two for Tuesday: The Latest on Common Pesticide and Coal Ash

Bill Chameides | Posted 06.10.2012 | Green
Bill Chameides

A product used not just by farmers but also by lots of us common variety home gardeners and lawn groomers has been linked to a variety of unsavory health effects from cancer (in people) to hormonal disruptions (in animals).

Chemical Marketplace: The Fine Print on a Common Pesticide, Writ Large

Bill Chameides | Posted 05.27.2012 | Green
Bill Chameides

Crossposted with TheGreenGrok.More than 80,000 chemicals are produced, used, and present in the United States. This is one of their stories. Do you we...

Robert Rodriguez On His Scratch-And-Sniff 'Spy Kids'

AP | By DAVID GERMAIN | Posted 10.16.2011 | Home

LOS ANGELES -- Robert Rodriguez deliberately tried to make his latest "Spy Kids" adventure a bit of a stinker. Rodriguez, who helped usher in the new...

Tom Hanks '4-D' Film To Open WWII Theater

AP | STACEY PLAISANCE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

NEW ORLEANS — Actor Tom Hanks says viewers are in for a realistic "wartime experience" when the new film he produced, "Beyond All Boundaries," o...