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Critics of EPA's Jackson say she bows to both extremes

Justin Anderson Jul. 29, 2010, 3:27am

Jackson Soon after President Barack Obama tapped Lisa P. Jackson to take the reins at the federal Environmental Protection Agency, the agency announced it would be re-reviewing a commonly used farming pesticide – atrazine – and its potential health effects.

Ban on atrazine would stagger agriculture, experts say

Justin Anderson Jul. 16, 2010, 6:18am

Frank Critics of the federal Environmental Protection Agency's ongoing re-review of the commonly used pesticide atrazine and pending lawsuits against its makers say the potential ramifications could be staggering if the pesticide was ever banned.

EPA, atrazine maker at odds over study

Justin Anderson Jul. 12, 2010, 11:38am

Jackson The federal Environmental Protection Agency says a new review of atrazine, a commonly used agricultural pesticide, is rooted in a statutory mandate and prompted by new evidence about the effects of the pesticide to humans and animals.