"He's the absolute worst person I could think of to put in charge of chemicals and toxic safety in our nation," said one Senator.
Michael Dourson is a toxicologist known for mingling science and religious ideas. Two religious leaders were quoted in an Environmental Protection Agency press release announcing his nomination.
A very divisive issue.
So you're not munching on a whole lot of pesticides.
Ortho made the move Tuesday amid growing concerns that the chemicals are contributing to massive bee population declines across the globe.
With no federal standards to guide them, fewer than half of medical marijuana states require safety testing of cannabis.
Most people support science overall. But there are some topics it seems we'll never agree on.