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U.S. Senators Probe Departure of EPA Midwest Administrator

U.S. Senators Probe Departure of EPA Midwest Administrator

WASHINGTON, DC, May 13, 2008 (ENS) – The circumstances surrounding the resignation of Mary Gade, formerly the U.S. EPA’s regional administrator for the Midwest, are under investigation by an environmental committee of the U.S. Senate. Senate Environment and Public Works Committee chairman Barbara Boxer of California and committee member Senator Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island,…

Retailers Ordered to Pull Illegal Miracle-Gro Pesticides

Retailers Ordered to Pull Illegal Miracle-Gro Pesticides

CHICAGO, Illinois, April 25, 2008 (ENS) – For the safety of consumers, the U.S. EPA today asked nine national retail chains to remove illegal, unregistered and misbranded pesticides distributed by Scotts Miracle-Gro Co. from their shelves. The federal agency ordered the Scotts companies early this week, and now its major distributors and retailers, to immediately…