E.P.A. Chief, Rejecting Agency’s Science, Chooses Not to Ban Insecticide

Read the full story in the New York Times.

Scott Pruitt, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency, moved late on Wednesday to reject the scientific conclusion of the agency’s own chemical safety experts who under the Obama administration recommended that one of the nation’s most widely used insecticides be permanently banned at farms nationwide because of the harm it potentially causes children and farm workers.

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