Jan 26, 2011

Our Top 5: The Weekly Round-up, Environmental & Sustainability — January 26, 2011

1) Environmental Groups Sue EPA to Tighten Pesticide Regulations Environmental conservation groups sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to force it to tighten regulation of pesticide use, arguing that the agency was not consulting wildlife officials. The Center for Biological Diversity has successfully sued the EPA on similar grounds, focusing on individual species, but the new suit seeks a broad change in policy by the agency to meet what it says are Endangered Species Act rules. Source: Reuters, 2011-01-21. 2) After Health Repeal, House Turns to Revising Clean Air Act Now that the House of Representatives has voted to repeal… Read more