A New York Times analysis found more than 60 environmental policies officially rolled back under Mr. Trump and another 34 rollbacks still in progress.
Scientists are championing biopesticides and better monitoring — but heavy rains, war and a lack of funding have been hampering efforts.
The main manufacturer of a pesticide used for decades on a wide array of crops, including strawberries, corn and citrus, said it will stop making the product, which is linked to neurological damage in children.
Maryland and Virginia lawmakers are gearing up for renewed debate over renewable energy and how their states should deal with the looming threats of climate change.
Southeast Asia's second-largest economy suspended an imminent move to ban three agrochemicals over safety fears. The Donald Trump administration, however, knew how to hit Thailand where it hurts.
Regulations should approach herbicides, insecticides and related substances comprehensively instead of going after individual chemicals like glyphosate.
The National Hazardous Substances Committee did a U-turn and decided to halt the ban on the herbicide glyphosate and delay the one on the herbicide paraquat and pesticide chlorpyrifos.
Thailand's government agreed Tuesday to ban the use of paraquat, glyphosate, and chlorpyrifos - three farming chemicals widely regarded as dangerous to human health.
Linda Birnbaum held the top slot at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences for 1 decade.
Our current crisis reaffirms the importance of weighing the health benefits of eating fish against chemical exposure risks.