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Environmental Groups Push Feds on Monarch Protection

Groups threaten to sue U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service over its delay in determining monarch butterfly Endangered Species Act status. -- Environmental Health News

Kenya Close to Adopting GM Cotton Seed

Kenya is in the last stage of adopting genetically modified organisms if an application to secure a licence to supply cotton seeds is approved. Monsanto Kenya Ltd — a subsidiary of Monsanto Company— is a publicly traded US multinational agrochemical and agricultural biotechnology corporation and submitted an application to release GM cotton seed. -- Daily Nation (Kenya)

Rural Pollution Becoming An Urban Issue

Lawsuits from Washington State to Iowa are forcing regions to come up with solutions. -- Bay Journal

Teflon's Toxic Legacy

For more than half a century DuPont hid information that a chemical it was using to make Teflon might be making people sick. -- Earth Island Journal

Oklahoma Shaking Jumped 50% in 2015

Scientists and state officials say the increase in earthquakes in Oklahoma likely has been caused by wastewater disposal from oil and gas operations. Oil production methods that yield unusually large volumes of water have combined with favorably aligned faults under the state to cause the unprecedented shaking. -- Energywire