Saturday, May 27, 2017


In this photo taken Aug. 4, 2009 file photo, a crop duster sprays a field of crops just outside Headland, Alabama. (AP Photo/Dave Martin, File)

BY MICHAEL BIESECKER WASHINGTON (AP) —€” Dow Chemical is pushing a Trump administration open to scrapping regulations to ignore the findings of federal scientists who point to a family of widely used pesticides as harmful to about 1,800 critically threatened ...
This Feb. 5, 2016, photograph shows citrus groves east of Fresno, California. (AP Photo/Scott Smith)

BY MICHAEL BIESECKER and OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration won’t ban a common pesticide used on food, reversing efforts by the Obama administration to bar the chemical based on findings it could hinder development of children’s ...