Environmentalists argued the EPA should establish maximum levels of nitrogen and phosphorus, and then have a means to penalize states that exceed those amounts.
A proposal that would jumpstart the chicken business in Nebraska has some residents concerned about the potential impact on the environment.
After dueling reviews of research studies, scientific panels are having a hard time agreeing whether the most common weed killer in the U.S. can cause cancer.
While neither campaign responded to request for comment, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have offered hints on the campaign trail about clean water strategies.
The Environmental Protection Agency says that the country's most widely used weedkiller, glyphosate, does not cause cancer.
Genetically modified crops replaced insecticides, and, at first, some herbicides. But herbicide use has rebounded.
Nutrient runoff isn’t a concern in Indiana because nutrients move away with water. When they settle in Lake Erie, for instance, is when they become a problem.
Ortho is part of the Miracle-Gro family. The company says it decided to phase out neonics from its home and garden products.
Farmers fighting herbicide-resistant weeds will likely look to spray more chemicals. Researchers are trying to determine which herbicides could cause cancer.
Farmers who switch from Roundup to Enlist will be nearly doubling the amount of chemicals they pour on their land.
An herbicide once touted as an environmentally friendly option to traditional herbicides is responsible for thousands of tree deaths.
Environmentalists and farm workers are asking California's governor-elect to ban the use of cancer-causing pesticide, methyl iodide, on strawberry fields.
Scientists and pesticide regulators are at odds over California's recent approval of a toxic pesticide for strawberries.
Researchers hope to measure the impacts of continuous doses of very low levels of drugs being constantly reintroduced into the environment and the food supply.
Earlier today First Lady Michelle Obama and the Childhood Obesity Task Force unveiled a new action plan to address America's childhood obesity epidemic.
Almost 27% of edible food produced in the U.S. goes to waste. Here are some steps you can take to reduce the amount of food you send to the landfill.