and commercial fishinganimals and societybusiness and industry sectorsbusiness

NYT: Bernhardt worked to block report on endangered species

While serving as the Interior Department's deputy secretary, President Donald Trump's current pick for the department's top post led an effort to stop the release of a report on the risks pesticides pose to endangered species, The New York Times reported Tuesday.

Kale joins ranks of annual 'Dirty Dozen' pesticide list

Kale, that popular green of the health conscious, has joined the ignoble list of 12 fruits and vegetables with the most pesticide residues, according to the Environmental Working Group. The last time kale was on the list was in 2009 when it was ranked eighth. Strawberries and spinach took the top two spots again this year, respectively, followed by kale.