Environmental Health

Groups' Efforts for Disclosure of Pesticide "Inerts" Grinds On

Whether pesticides harm the birds and bees — or human health — matters a lot. One of the public's protections is the requirement for disclosure in the nation's pesticide laws. Three groups, represented by Earthjustice, argue that EPA has authority under current federal pesticide law to require disclosure of inert ingredients.

"Herbicide Scrutiny Mounts as Resistant Weeds Spread in U.S."

"Concerns about the world's most popular herbicide continue to mount, as U.S. agricultural experts note spreading weed resistance to glyphosate. As the key ingredient in Monsanto Co's Roundup herbicide products as well as about 700 other products, glyphosate is widely used on farms as well as residential lawns."

Source: Reuters, 09/23/2015
May 11, 2016 to May 14, 2016

Annual Conference: IAIA16 — Resilience and Sustainability

The 2016 International Association for Impact Assessment conference in Japan will share information and experiences on the theme of “Resilience,” emerging as one of the most important global keywords in the 21st Century.

December 1, 2015 to December 5, 2015

IAIA Special Symposium: Sustainable Mega-Infrastructure and Impact Assessment

The International Association for Impact Assessment’s symposium in Panama City will explore the challenges of population growth and the increasing human needs associated with economic growth through the lens of mega-infrastructure projects, with a focus on “sustainable infrastructure.”


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