Sensor That Detects Antibiotics, Pesticides In Food Developed In North TexasDevices like one developed at the Department of Bioengineering at University of Texas in Dallas could help consumers determine how much antibiotic or pesticide is in their food supply.
Appeals Court Tells EPA To Stop Sales Of Harmful PesticideA federal appeals court has ruled that the Trump administration endangered public health by keeping a widely used pesticide on the market.
EPA Rollbacks Already Touching Americans' LivesIn all, the Trump administration has targeted at least 45 environmental rules, including 25 at EPA, according to a rollback tracker by Harvard Law School's energy and environment program.
Texas Ag Chief OKs Use Of Poison To Bring A 'Hog Apocalypse'The Texas agriculture commissioner approved the use of a poison that he says may herald a "feral hog apocalypse" in a state where an estimated 2.5 million hogs roam.
USDA Declines To Pay For Cows, Crops Poisoned By PesticideThe U.S. Department of Agriculture has refused to pay claims filed by two Idaho families who contend its pesticide treatment contaminated their crops and poisoned a cattle herd.
Home Air Quality: Are Americans Suffocating Themselves?The EPA now considers poor indoor air quality to be a top risk to public health.
Dwindling Honey Bee Population A Cause For Concern The lack of honey bees is causing a lot of concern in Texas and worldwide, as bee colonies continue to die off at an alarming rate.
Make Your Garden Green & Save Some GreenA research horticulturist for Texas A&M developed the idea of Earth-Kind Landscaping. The goal is to use less water, less fertilizer and less pesticides, and have plants thrive.