posted on September 11, 2015 at 3:09 PM
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency did not adequately study the pesticide sulfoxaflor before approving its use in 2013 on a wide variety of crops, including citrus and cotton, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said.
posted on December 5, 2014 at 3:08 PM
The White House is singling out Boston, San Francisco, Seattle and 13 other cities for leading their peers in efforts to address climate change.
posted on July 24, 2014 at 11:00 AM
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco lawmakers narrowly agreed Tuesday to place a 2-cent-per-ounce tax on sugary drinks on the November ballot, a move that promises to turn the election into an expensive fight between the beverage industry and...
posted on February 7, 2014 at 4:02 PM
The tax would be levied on beverage distributors and retailers who obtain their products directly from manufacturers. Officials estimate it could generate as much as $31 million a year.
posted on December 27, 2013 at 12:40 PM
A new crop of tech startups has begun to change the way people buy local groceries, creating new opportunities for small farmers and food makers.
posted on April 26, 2013 at 2:26 PM
Two nonprofits, the Center for Food Safety and Center for Environmental Health, alleged the agency failed to meet the deadlines and sued.