Hornets’ Nest in Congress: Members of a House Agriculture subcommittee from both parties had a heated exchange with a top USDA official over the Environmental Protection Agency's proposal for defining exactly what falls under the agency's jurisdiction under the Clean Water Act (CWA).
The Sting: Two horses are dead after being swarmed by bees in Texas. Apparently the horses had probably been stung thousands of times and were euthanized at the scene.
Whoops: On Friday the 13th, bioterrorism researchers at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Georgia discovered they had mistakenly sent live anthrax virus out to fellow scientists in two lower-security clearance labs at the agency.
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