Residents in Toledo, Ohio, just won a major victory for clean water. This article by Valerie Vande Panne appeared on Salon, March 7th, 2019. This article was produced by Local Peace Economy, a project of the Independent Media Institute. On February 26, voters in Toledo, Ohio, passed the Lake Erie Bill of Rights in a special…ACROSS THE COUNTRY…LAWYERS ARE IN THIS FIGHT…AND…WINNING..! WE’VE HAD ENOUGH…!
After years of toeing the line, he had a change of heart. Now he’s finally speaking out…TRUTH…JUSTICE AND THE AMERICAN WAY..! THANK YOU…BERNIE..!!!
Contamination found across UK lakes and rivers, in US groundwater, along the Yangtze river and Spanish coast, and harboring dangerous bacteria in Singapore…SCIENCE WORKING AGAIN…FOR YOU..!
Meet the “ex-evangelicals,”…HAVING A BIG PROBLEM WITH THE…TRUTH..? ALLOWING THE PRESIDENT TO…LIE…LIE…LIE…OVER 8,000 TIMES…?
Farms of all types and sizes have been affected by bankruptcies, expert says…A REAL CRISIS..! WE NEED THESE FARMS…LET’S FIX THIS..!!
NEW-LISBON — It was an icy morning, and Tom Litkea trudged from house to barn over frozen ground in sub-zero temperatures, limping through a journey he’s made nearly every day…THIS IS A CRISIS…AND…FARMING MUST SOLVE IT…WHY…DIDN’T THEY CREATE IT..?
America’s agricultural system has become extractive, and more and more of the profits are flowing to a few…THIS IS BY…DESIGN..!! CORPORATE FARMS ARE THE PROBLEM..!
The owner and manager of a Heartland confined feeding operation have avoided jail time after admitting to illegally discharging pollution into a creek. Etcher Family Farms owner Scott Allen Etcher was sentenced to five years of probation. Etcher farm manager Benjamin Allen McFarland received two years. Additionally, the company also agreed to organizational probation and a $50,000 fine…JUST GETTING STARTED…LAWYERS ACROSS THE COUNTRY ARE MAKING POLLUTERS…PAY..! THANK YOU.
Hazardous pathogens and nitrate in private wells were strongly linked to manure storage and farming generally….WE DO NOT NEED MORE STUDIES AND TESTING…WE NEED THE FARMING INDUSTRY TO STOP POLLUTING OUR LAND…WATER AND AIR…ON PURPOSE…!! MAN-UP..!!
The latest findings from a study of drinking water wells and their surroundings finds manure from cows that is stored or spread on farm fields poses the highest risk for certain contaminants…WE HAVE KNOW THIS FOR YEARS NOW…DON’T BLAME THE COWS…COULD THE PROBLEM BE…THEIR OWNERS..?
Some farmers say they’re buying a popular new soybean seed partly because they’re afraid of crop damage from herbicide drift. A new lawsuit claims the seed maker is violating antitrust laws…LAWYERS FIGHTING THE…WIND..? IS THE REAL PROBLEM THE PRODUCT…OR…THE WIND..?
The plans of a Lewiston-area dairy farm to expand have hit a roadblock, and the detour likely will be a bumpy one…HUMAN HEALTH ISSUES WIN ONE…THANK YOU..! OTHERS WILL FOLLOW AND THE ENVIRONMENT WILL START THE HEALING PROCESS…!
The Environmental Protection Agency plans to scale back the number of U.S. waterways that receive federal protection…WHY..? IS THIS JUST ABOUT SOME COMPANIES…BOTTOMLINE…OR…OUR WELFARE AND SAFETY..? TIME TO MAKE SOME NOISE AMERICA…NOW..!
States are standing up to protect us against Monsanto’s new herbicide dicamba, since EPA won’t When weeds started becoming resistant to Monsanto’s infamous Roundup herbicide, the company came out with a new more powerful, and perhaps more destructive, herbicide called XtendiMax. Since the EPA approved the herbicide’s main ingredient, dicamba, […]…HUMAN HEALTH MATTERS…CITIZENS ACTIONS WORK…!
The story of North Carolina’s failure to properly manage its hog waste opens a door to a much wider national and global issue of our water…and…human safety…the question now is this…DO WE NEED MORE…LAWYERS…or will farming clean up their mess…?
Farmers cling to a dream that, for some, has become a nightmare…we cannot continue polluting our planet on purpose…we need farmers..!! FARMING MUST FIX THEIR MESS…!
The Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to decide if contamination of groundwater that seeps into rivers, lakes, and oceans violates the Clean Water Act….Let’s MAKE THEM DRINK THE WATER…? THEN DECIDE..!
A bipartisan bill that would have regulated industrial-sized farms was shot down Wednesday, 9-3, in the House Committee on Environmental Affairs…SOUNDS LIKE A GOOD IDEA…YOU KNOW…HUMAN SAFETY AND HEALTH ISSUE…SO…WHY DID IT FAIL…? FOLLOW THE MONEY..!!!
In two weeks the citizens of Toledo, Ohio, will go to the polls and decide whether to pass a legally dubious “Lake Erie Bill of Rights” to give residents the ability to sue farmers on behalf of algal-bloom-threatened Lake Erie…more LAWYERS…WHY..?
It’s no secret farmers are struggling, and dairies are bearing the heaviest burden. If a farm is forced to close, it’s one more person leaving the industry behind…THIS WILL GET WORSE…A VERY SAD STORY..!
Study says evidence ‘supports link’ between exposure to glyphosate and increased risk…THE COURTS AGREED..!