Environmental Protection Agency
On Monday, Dole Food Co Inc. ended years of litigation with U.S. and Nicaraguan farm workers who claimed that a pesticide the company used left the workers sterile. Plaintiffs claimed Dole used the chemical dibromochloropropane (DBCP) to attack crop-destroying roots on banana plantations.
Texas has filed suit against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) over new rules that would limit air pollution.
New rules will significantly impact public health, manufacturing, product prices and consumer choices.