At first, villagers thought the dark, dense blot in the sky was a harmless cloud. Then came the terrifying realization that the locusts had arrived.
The case was the first in an advancing wave of litigation from U.S. farmers who blame drift-prone dicamba herbicides for millions of acres of crop damage in recent years.
Peach farmer Bill Bader alleged German agribusiness giants Bayer and BASF were responsible for pesticide drift from the herbicide dicamba, which has damaged his peach trees and made his 1,000-acre operation no longer sustainable.
While BASF was telling farmers there would be no yield impacts from dicamba drift in 2017, the company was privately telling pesticide applicators that any drift they caused could cause yield loss, according to testimony.
Last week, we hosted a discussion regarding our pesticide drift sensor project.
Work to clean up nonresidential properties contaminated with lead and arsenic related to a former pesticide company will not start until 2021, under a plan now open for public comment.
Despite the mounting concerns over lead exposure from wild game, lead ammunition use continues as hunters and their families remain unaware or deeply mistrustful of the dangers
New study bolsters evidence that certain chemicals may alter social development—but also reinforces the protective effect of folic acid during pregnancy
EHN is teaming up with The George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health to bring you the voices of next generation environmental health leaders
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