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text California’s Attorney General Asks EPA to Ban Brain-Harming Pesticide by Safe Ag Safe Schools/Lucia Calderon
California Attorney General (AG) Xavier Becerra joined six other states in urging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to follow through on a proposed ban for the brain-harming pesticide chlorpyrifos, in a legal filing made public today. Farmworker families and people living in agricultural communities urge state officials to follow the AG’s call for federal action with immediate steps to protect farmworkers and communities from contaminated air and water caused by continued use of ...
Posted: Wed Jun 7, 2017 10:43AM
text The EPA’s Inspector General Is Probing Whether An Agency Staffer Colluded With Monsanto by Peace Witch
The EPA’s Inspector General Is Probing Whether An Agency Staffer Colluded With Monsanto...
Posted: Wed Jun 7, 2017 9:25AM
text Total Gamma and Beta Radiation in 2006 YRTW 18X by Bob Nichols
”I actually Gasped when I saw the Rad Beta Count for Washington, D.C. for this issue on the EPA website. It was 2.1 Billion, yea, with a Capital B. Last issue Chicago had a 2.4 Million Rad Beta Count. DC is almost One Thousand Times Worse at 2.1 Billion. That’s a whole Lot of Worse.”​...
Posted: Thu Jun 1, 2017 12:16PM
text Nuclear Shutdown News May 2017 by Michael Steinberg
Nuclear Shutdown News chronicles the decline and fall of the nuclear industry in the US and abroad, and highlights the efforts of those who are working to create a nuclear free world. Here is our May 2017 report:...
Posted: Sun May 28, 2017 4:10PM
text A Generation is Lost by Donna Hahn
Thousands upon thousands of researchers demonstrate for the freedom of science and research funding. Public policy isn't a wrecking ball or a sledgehammer. Democracy is different than following autocratic orders without compromise, negotiations, and countermeasures. Checks and balances often seem replaced by revolving doors, democratic legislation by lobbyists and democracy by neoliberal oligarchy. Progressives are fighting back. The EPA cut will only be 1%, not 31%....
Posted: Fri May 12, 2017 4:23AM
text Legal Settlement Halts Effort to Open 1 Million Acres in California to Oil Drilling, Fracking by Center for Biological Diversity
Agreement Preserves Moratorium on Leasing Public Lands to Oil Industry...
Posted: Thu May 11, 2017 8:55AM
text Nuclear Shutdown News April 2017 by Michael Steinberg
Nuclear Shutdown News chronicles the decline and fall of the nuclear industry in the US and abroad, and highlights the efforts of this who are working to create a nuclear free world....
Posted: Tue May 2, 2017 4:47PM
text 7th Annual 9-11 (was an Inside Job) 4 Day Stop Driving Global Warming now Monthly by Zachary RunningWolf
Starting in the East Bay and Going Nationally and International (Canada and Mexico)...
Posted: Thu Apr 27, 2017 3:53AM
text Trump to Launch Unprecedented Attack on National Monuments by Center for Biological Diversity
1 Billion Acres of Natural Wonders at Risk on Public Land, Oceans...
Posted: Mon Apr 24, 2017 2:59PM
text Thousands Attend SF Milestone March for Science by Science Means Knowledge
Thousands of people joined San Francisco’s April 22, 2017 Earth Day March for Science to demand Trump and Congress support public funding of all science, from climate change to medical care to science education in this milestone march, the first of its kind in memory....
Posted: Sat Apr 22, 2017 5:06PM
text Lawsuit Targets Trump's Border Wall, Enforcement Program by Center for Biological Diversity
Congressman Raúl M. Grijalva Joins Center for Biological Diversity in Suit Against DHS...
Posted: Wed Apr 12, 2017 2:13PM
text Earthquake Strikes Wayne National Forest Near Fracking Operations by Sierra Club
MONROE COUNTY, OH, April 3, 2017 - Yesterday, the US Geological Survey reported an earthquake in Monroe County with the epicenter located at 39.6663º N, 81.244º W. The 3.0 magnitude earthquake was located in the Marietta Unit of the Wayne National Forest. Approximately 40,000 acres of the forest are slated for hydraulic fracturing (fracking) by the Bureau of Land Management....
Posted: Mon Apr 3, 2017 5:02PM
text Declaration From Tribes and Activists to Mendocino Redwood Co: Stop Herbicide Use! by Karen Pickett
Activist representatives from the Action Council for Oaks and Redwood Nation, Tribes, Organizations and Individuals engaged in the second leg of a "Walk to Heal the Forest," carrying a log to to raise awareness of the vital role of the Pacific rainforests in moderating climate change and to reconnect the fragments to restore the once contiguous forest buffer. Even fragmented, Pacific rainforests sequester more carbon than any other forests on earth....
Posted: Mon Apr 3, 2017 4:12PM
text Nuke Shutdown News March 2017 by Michael Steinberg
Nuclear Shutdown News chronicles the decline and fall of the nuclear industry in the US and abroad, and highlights the efforts of those working to create a nuclear free world. Here's our March 2017 report:...
Posted: Sat Apr 1, 2017 4:25PM
text As Trump’s EPA abandons protections, Farmworker communities call on California to ban brain-harming chlorpyrifos by via Safe Ag Safe Schools
Concerned residents hold Cesar Chavez Day events across the state...
Posted: Tue Mar 28, 2017 1:00PM
text House Republicans Launch Effort to Repeal Endangered Species Act by Center for Biological Diversity
Infrastructure Project 'Impediments' Latest Fraudulent Claim to Rationalize Attack...
Posted: Mon Mar 27, 2017 6:17PM
text Judge Halts California Plan to Stop Oil Waste Injections Into Protected Aquifers by Center for Biological Diversity
BAKERSFIELD, Calif., March 21, 2017 — In response to a lawsuit by several oil industry trade groups, a Kern County judge yesterday temporarily halted efforts by California oil regulators to shut down hundreds of oil company injection wells dumping toxic fluid into aquifers that should be protected under the federal Safe Drinking Water Act. The wells affected by the ruling are in at least six California counties: Fresno, Kern, Monterey, Orange, Santa Barbara and Ventura....
Posted: Tue Mar 21, 2017 5:15PM
text Scientific Panel Criticizes EPA Assessment of Glyphosate by Center for Biological Diversity
Criticism of Pesticide Program Comes on Heels of Breaking Scandal Over Its Cozy Relationship With Monsanto...
Posted: Fri Mar 17, 2017 5:43PM
text California regulators weaken proposed rules for pesticide use near schools by via Californians for Pesticide Reform
Comprehensive restrictions and school right-to-know are ignored in new draft of pesticide rules...
Posted: Fri Mar 17, 2017 4:54PM
text Campaña Destaca Necesidad de que México Tome Medidas de Emergencia by Center for Biological Diversity
Lanzan Llamado a Consumidores y Empresas de Mariscos de Estados Unidos a Boicotear el Camarón Mexicano para Salvar a la Vaquita Marina...
Posted: Thu Mar 16, 2017 1:59PM