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Two Recent Cases That Demonstrate How Industry Is Trying to Eliminate Farm-to-Table Operations
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Farm To Table )

Michael
- 1 day ago - articles.mercola.com
Two years ago, a Michigan hog farmer sued the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) for lost livelihood after it accused him of raising an "illegal" breed of swine
Pakistan Plans Huge Desert Solar Park to Fight Energy Crisis
World  (tags: Pakistani Solar Project )

Michael
- 1 day ago - solardaily.com
For years Pakistanis have sweated and cursed through summer power cuts, but now the government plans to harness the sun's ferocious heat to help tackle the country's chronic energy crisis.
A Little-Known Toxic Threat 'Underfoot' in North Carolina
Environment  (tags: Coal ash )

Michael
- 1 day ago - commondreams.org
Coal ash used as landfill is a 'silent, lurking issue that's not getting any attention'
Too Big to Jail? Why Kidnapping, Torture, Assassination, and Perjury Are No Longer Crimes in Washington
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Too Big To Jail? )

Michael
- 1 day ago - commondreams.org
In fact, Gen. James Cartwright has not gone to jail and the above paragraph remains -- as yet -- a grim Washington fairy tale.
'Corporate Colonialism': Protesters Slam TPP, US Military 'One-Two Punch'
World  (tags: Asia-Pacific )

Michael
- 1 day ago - commondreams.org
Grassroots opposition to U.S. efforts to ram through the secretive Trans-Pacific trade deal and the U.S. military pivot to Asia is mounting on both sides of the Pacific is mounting.
US 'Silently' Stripping Open Net Protections
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Internet protections )

Michael
- 1 day ago - commondreams.org
Ahead of global internet forum, activists say, 'Governments must consider the Internet as our common good, and protect it as such, with no compromise.
Canada Pushes Whales Aside to Green Light Oil Pipeline
Environment  (tags: Whales, Oil Pipeline )

Michael
- 1 day ago - blog.seattlepi.com
A quiet announcement in the Canadian Gazette has removed a large, water-breaching marine obstacle from the path of a pipeline and oil super port that Canada's government wants to build on the north coast of British Columbia.
New Laws in China to Tackle Rampant Food Safety Problems
Health & Wellness  (tags: China, laws, food safety, warning, safety, risks, society, disease, health, government, food, death )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - foodsafetynews.com
Infected snail meat, poisonous mushrooms, goat meat marinated in duck urine to make it taste and smell like lamb - these are just some of the culinary delights that China's food industry has served to its citizens since 2006.
It's Time for Real Toxics Reform ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, habitat, protection, water )

Cher
- 2 days ago - action.ewg.org
Our nation's broken toxic chemicals policy left 300,000 West Virginians without drinkable tap water. The Toxic Substances Control Act is so weak that when a hazardous chemical leaked from a coal processing plant into West Virginia's water supply,
Protect Our Drinking Water ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, habitat, protection )

Cher
- 2 days ago - action.ewg.org
We're tired of the oil and gas industry's propaganda. It's past time to follow up on the EPA's findings with more rigorous scientific research. Join us in calling on the EPA to look into the risks of fracking and make sure that our drinking water is safe
 
 
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