Jury Orders Monsanto To Pay $289 Million In Roundup Cancer Trial A San Francisco jury on Friday ordered agribusiness giant Monsanto to pay $289 million to a former school groundskeeper dying of cancer, saying the company's popular Roundup weed killer contributed to his disease.
EPA Official Pushes Back On Criticism Of Asbestos ProposalAsbestos was used in many products up through the 1970s but after being linked to health concerns and liability, many manufacturers in the U.S. dropped it out of their products. It's banned in dozens of countries, but the U.S. never banned it outright.
New Recycling Plant Not Welcomed By Some ResidentsThe company will soon relocate to an east side neighborhood and some residents there aren't happy.
Monsanto's Weed Killer 'Roundup' Goes To TrialLawyers for a school groundskeeper dying of cancer asked a San Francisco jury on Monday to find that agribusiness giant Monsanto's widely used weed killer Roundup likely caused his disease.
EPA: Pruitt Spent $3.5M On Security During First Year In OfficeThe embattled cabinet secretary has remained in Mr. Trump's good graces despite being the target of at least 10 investigations into various potential ethical violations.
EPA To Update NW Indiana Residents On Lead, Arsenic CleanupResidents of two northwestern Indiana cities are getting an update on efforts to clean up heavy metals near a former industrial smelter.
EPA Finds More Lead Contamination In Northwest IndianaThe Environmental Protection Agency has discovered more lead contamination in northwest Indiana.
Lobbyists, Activists Helped Plan Pruitt's Foreign TripsLobbyist Richard Smotkin worked closely with EPA officials to organize Pruitt's December trip to Morocco.
Fire Breaks Out Near Forest View CanalMembers of the Environmental Protection Agency are testing for pollution in the water.
Bubbly Creek Restrictions To Be Lifted FridayThe remaining clean-up will continue through Thursday. The work includes removing the boom, residual oil, as well as decontaminating boats and equipment.
Trump's Proposed EPA Budget Cuts Raising AlarmsIndiana elected officials, environmentalists and representatives of EPA workers are raising alarms about the proposed cuts to the agency.
EPA Chief Visits East Chicago Amid Fears Agency Is Leaving RegionProtestors demonstrated as Administrator Scott Pruitt met with local and state officials about the continuing cleanup of toxic soil.