It has been almost a year since the Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled in favor of the proposed dairy, but there has been no movement…PEOPLE HAVE HAD ENOUGH…IF YOU CAN’T STOP POLLUTING THE WATER…LAND AND AIR ON YOUR OWN…WE WILL HELP WITH THAT…!
A narrow justice department interpretation of the emoluments clause gives countries leeway to curry favor with the president via commercial deals…IS THE WHITE HOUSE…FOR SALE..? SURE LOOKS LIKE IT..! HOW DOES THAT MAKE YOU FEEL..?
The preponderance of CAFOs in Iowa has decimated rural economies. Children that live on or near CAFOs are nearly three times as likely to suffer from respiratory illness than children…A TRAGEDY FOR SURE..! WHAT ABOUT THE…WORKERS…? DO THEY HAVE HEALTH INSURANCE…?
Renewable energy sources now account for around a third of all global power capacity, according to new figures published this week by the International Renewable Energy Agency, which revealed 171 gigawatts (GW) of new renewable capacity was installed in…HOW WILL BIG OIL SPIN THIS..? THEY ARE FEELING THE PAIN AND WE ARE SEEING THE GAIN..! KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK WORLD..!
The winning series explores how the American Farm Bureau worked to derail climate policy for years, putting at risk the very farmers it represents…FOUGHT FOR YEARS TO HIDE THE…TRUTH..! THEY MUST BE SO…PROUD..?
New permitting requirements for Oregon’s confined animal feeding operations have failed to gain enough support on a key legislative committee to move forward this year…WHY NOT…could it be the industry didn’t want them…you know…stronger regulations and rules…? SAFETY FIRST…RIGHT..?
Floods dump tons of pathogen-laden manure into U.S. waterways, often from hard-to-identify farms…LOOK UPSTREAM..! WE HAVE THE TECHNOLOGIES BUT NOT THE WILL…WHY…BECAUSE OF THE MONEY..! SHAME ON ALL OF THEM FOR DOING THIS ON PURPOSE…! MORE LAWYERS…WHY..?
The proposal would let industry polluters—like oil drillers, developers, and Big Ag—off the hook…WHY WOULD ANYBODY DO THIS ON PURPOSE…OH WAIT…IT’S JUST ABOUT…THEIR MONEY..! MORE LAWYERS WILL JOIN THIS FIGHT…WHY…BECAUSE THEY LIFE HERE AND DRINK THE WATER..!!
The EPA’s new definition of the Obama-era safeguard would allow polluters to dirty our critically important streams, tributaries, and wetlands—and threaten the water supply of millions of Americans…THIS MUST STOP…WE HAVE NO OTHER CHOICE..! THIS CAN NOT BE JUST ABOUT….MONEY…!
Glaciers may be melting faster than scientists thought, according to comprehensive research published in Nature on Monday…IT’S OUR FAULT..?
The push is a response to the millions of dollars awarded to five groups of farm neighbors in North Carolina who sued a subsidiary of pork giant Smithfield Foods over water and air pollution…AND THIS IS A BAD THING…? GET USED TO IT…! WE THE PEOPLE ARE WANTING THIS POLLUTION TO END..! WE HAVE HAD ENOUGH..!
Editor’s note: A “Right to Farm” amendment is up for a vote in Missouri this August, and while the Missouri Farm Bureau says the bill will “permanently enshrine and protect the rights of farmers and ranchers to engage in farming and ranching practices,” many worry that it could also make it impossible to criticize or regulate controversial […]….WAIT A MINUTE…THEY STILL DO NOT HAVE THE RIGHTS TO POLLUTE…RIGHT..?
The Quaternary period has seen a lot of temperature changes, but none as quick as man-made climate change…IT WILL GET WORSE…WHY…BECAUSE WERE MAKING MORE HUMANS EVERY DAY..!
“We’re disappointed, but we know it’s the right decision.” The disease would “be devastating for Iowa,” the nation’s largest pork producer.
Our recent analysis of all 50 states found right-to-farm laws increasingly constrain crucial dimensions of property rights, favoring large-scale, industrial operations…A COMPLEX ISSUE FOR SURE…BUT…PROTECTING THE LAND…WATER AND AIR IS ONE THING WE ALL AGREE ON..! WE DO THAT WITH RULES AND LAWS…AND IF NECESSARY…WITH THE COURTS..?
The factory farming industry has largely escaped the scrutiny of institutional investors when it comes to their negative impact on the planet. Thanks to an organization called FAIRR, that is no longer the case. Meat companies should take note; there’s a new sheriff in town….THE BANKS AND INSURANCE COMPANIES ARE NOW RETHINKING THEIR INVESTMENTS…IS THIS INDUSTRY….WORTH THE RISK…? WE DO NOT HAVE….POLLUTION INSURANCE…OOPS..?
The new team at the Wisconsin DNR would have a solid basis to complain about the failures of the past eight years, but they were steadfast in choosing to be…MUCH WORK TO BE DONE…WATER NEEDS OUR FULL ATTENTION AND THE DNR WILL LEAD THE WAY…WE HAVE THE LEADERS NOW AND SCIENCE IS BACK IN THE GAME..!! POLLUTERS BE ADVISED..!!
Kewaunee County, 100 miles north of Milwaukee, has become the poster child of unfortunate distinction: an alarming number of its private wells are…THEY CALL US…”GROUND ZERO”…NOW THE “WALL STREET JOURNAL” HAS PUT THIS STORY ON THE….FRONT PAGE..! FARMING OWNES THE MANURE…FARMING MUST FIX IT..!
Humans emit roughly 30 to 40 billion tons of CO2 into the Earth’s atmosphere annually. We would have to cover the entire US with trees to capture 10%….AND YOU THOUGH THINGS COULDN’T GET WORSE…? MORE SCIENCE FOR THE….GOP…!
Carbon dioxide – the gas scientists say is most responsible for global warming – has reached levels in our atmosphere not seen in 3 million years, scientists announced….FACTORY FARMING IS #1…and they know it..!
Tyler Huebner grew up in Iowa. While attending an event in middle school, he saw two wind turbines helping power a building…IT’S TIME AMERICA…YOUR PLANET NEEDS HELP..! WE HAVE NO CHOICE..!