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Save America's Pollinators Act Seeks to Suspend Use of Harmful Pesticides

The office of Rep. Earl Blumenauer, D-Ore., has drafted the Save America's Pollinator's Act, which calls on the Environmental Protection Agency to suspend the use of most harmful neonicotinoids for use in seed treatment, soil application and foliage treatment within 180 days and conduct a review on their safe use. It also calls for the office of the Secretary of the Interior, in collaboration with the EPA, to report on the decline of native bee populations and its causes in the U.S.

EPA Holds Public Hearing on Important New Carbon Pollution Control Measures, Climate Activists Rally in Support

The EPA wants to hear the public's opinion about new proposed regulations on carbon emissions, and climate activists want you to be there to show your support.

August is National Water Quality Month

National Water Quality Month reminds us to take a long, hard look at what your household and community are doing to protect sources of fresh water.

EPA Seeks Public Comments on Atrazine– a Pesticide Commonly Found in Drinking Water

Even if you haven’t heard of atrazine, a pesticide produced by the Swiss-based company Syngenta Crop Protection, chances are high that you’ve imbibed it in your drinking water.  Every year, United States farms use 60-80 million pounds of atrazine.

Tell the EPA to Protect our Water from Power Plant Pollution

If the Environmental Protection Agency does not finalize its plans to limit the amount of toxins power plants can release into water systems, their incidence will increase by 28 percent over the next 15 years. July 9 at 1 p.m. in the EPA East Building, Room 1153, 1201 Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC., the EPA will hold a public hearing where anyone can offer testimony, ranging from prepared talking points to personal experience and expertise on this issue with wide-ranging implications.