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Environmental Racism Persists, and the EPA Is One Reason Why
Environment  (tags: Environment, Law and Crime, Environmental Protection Agency, Earth, Clean Water Act, Environmental justice, Rogers Road, EPA’s Office of Civil Rights )

Judy
- 15 hours ago - publicintegrity.org
The EPA office tasked with policing alleged civil rights abuses is chronically unresponsive to complaints and has never made a formal finding of discrimination.
Finally, One Banker Gets Sizable Jail Term. But Will Others Follow?
Business  (tags: World, Economy, Wall Street, Corporate Power, UK, London )

Judy
- 5 hours ago - commondreams.org
Sentence in LIBOR manipulation case is 'one of the harshest penalties meted out against a banker since the financial crisis'
Koch Brothers' New Mantra: #RichLivesMatter
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Koch Bros, weekend retreat, #RichLivesMatter, big donors )

Judy
- 17 hours ago - chicagotribune.com
It's time we all embraced the most unappreciated civil rights issue of our time.
The Female Face Behind the Senate's Bill to Defund Planned Parenthood
Health & Wellness  (tags: Joni Ernst R-IA, Senate, GOP, Planned Parenthood, defunding Planned Parenthood, aborted fetal tissue )

Judy
- 19 hours ago - yahoo.com
Joni Ernst is the public face behind GOP effort in the Senate to defund Planned Parenthood in reaction to the controversial videos released over the past few weeks. But how would this bill, if passed, affect her home state of Iowa?
Fumes From Iowa Hog-Manure Pit Kill Father and Son
Health & Wellness  (tags: deaths, hog farm, manure pits, health hazard )

Judy
- 1 hour ago - motherjones.com
An eerily similar father-son tragedy occurred in Wisconsin earlier in July.
As 'Do-Or-Die' Talks End In Failure, Could TPP Be Derailed for Good?
Business  (tags: World, Economy, Climate, Rights, TPP )

Judy
- 18 hours ago - commondreams.org
Global justice campaigners say disintegration of Maui negotiations 'good news for people and the planet'
Act Now: Promote Healthy Lunches By Supporting the School Food Modernization Act
Health & Wellness  (tags: : School Food Modernization Act, SFMA, Congress, petition )

Judy
- 2 days ago - advocacy.pewtrusts.org
This legislation would establish loan guarantee and grant assistance programs to help schools upgrade their kitchens and dining areas and acquire new equipment -- such as refrigerators to store fresh fruits and vegetables.
Elizabeth Warren: We Stand With Planned Parenthood - TAKE ACTION!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Planned Parenthood, Republicans, women's health, Elizabeth Warren, petition )

Judy
- 2 days ago - my.elizabethwarren.com
The Republican plan to defund Planned Parenthood is a Republican plan to defund womenâEUR(TM)s health care. Join me now to say enough is enough.
Shell Begins Drilling in the Arctic With Giant Rig: Legal Challenge to Seattle Lease Is Rejected
Environment  (tags: Alaska, Arctic oil exploration, Big Oil, environment, Mayor Ed Murray, Port of Seattle, Shell Oil )

Judy
- 3 days ago - blog.seattlepi.com
"The Fennica is now safely on its way to Alaska [where] the Transocean Polar Pioneer commenced initial drilling operations" Thursday at 5:50 a.m. Alaska time.
Contaminated Tap Water Could Become More Common Thanks to Failing Infrastructure
Health & Wellness  (tags: Flint MI, contaminated tap water, failing infrastructure )

Judy
- 3 days ago - theatlantic.com
In Flint, Michigan, lead, copper, and bacteria are contaminating the drinking supply and making residents ill. If other cities fail to fix their old pipes, the problem could soon become a lot more common.
 
 
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