GOVERNMENT

The Revolving Door: Waste Management, Monsanto, and the EPA

March 6, 2013 2

According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), its mission is to ensure “federal laws protecting human health and the environment are enforced fairly and effectively”. The agency is responsible for regulating many of the nation’s largest […]

ENVIRONMENT

EPA Confirms Rootworm Resistance in Corn

January 18, 2013 1

WORTHINGTON, Minn. — The Environmental Protection Agency has verified for the first time that some corn rootworms have developed resistance to genetically modified corn sold by Monsanto. Rootworm resistance is suspected in a number of […]

GOVERNMENT

EPA Levied a Record $252 Million in Fines in 2012

January 11, 2013 0

(CNSNews.com) – The Environmental Protection Agency collected $252 million in civil and criminal penalties in fiscal year 2012 – an all-time record amount, and more than twice the $168 million assessed in fiscal 2011, according […]

ENVIRONMENT

‘Mounting Evidence’ of Bug-Resistant Corn Seen by EPA

December 29, 2012 0

There’s “mounting evidence” that Monsanto Co. (MON) corn that’s genetically modified to control insects is losing its effectiveness in the Midwest, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said. The EPA commented in response to questions about […]

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