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audio Colette Pichon Battle: Title VI and Environmental Justice (audio/mpeg 50.1mb) by Theo Hilton
Collette Pichon-Battle, director of the U.S. Human Rights Network. Former Gulf Coast Center for Law and Policy. Immigration Attorney by practice. Tulane Environmental Law Summit. Saturday, March 11, 2017. The focus of the panel from which this was taken was how environmental justice cases are transforming into civil rights issues, becoming one in the same. We will also discuss how that has and will continue to affect title VI....
Posted: Fri Jun 16, 2017 7:23AM
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 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
image Israel Cuts Water Supply to Jordan Valley Village jordanvalley-pnn.jpg by IMEMC
On the morning of April 27, Israeli bulldozers destroyed all pipelines supplying water to Bardala village in the Jordan Valley, leaving approximately 3,500 villagers without water....
Posted: Mon May 15, 2017 6:44PM
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
image Trump Resurrects Controversial Fracking Project 480_sespe_1.jpg by Save the Sespe
The Trump Administration has resurrected a controversial fracking proposal in California’s Los Padres National Forest....
Posted: Mon May 8, 2017 9:47PM
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 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
audio FEMA and Louisiana Present stats on Flooding Events of 2016 (audio/mpeg 161.6mb) by wtulnews@gmail.com
Representatives from FEMA and Louisiana present information on the Floods of 2016, in preparation for their release of a report on the cost effectiveness of mitigating homes from flood damage....
Posted: Thu Apr 20, 2017 2:53PM
image The Wests’ most famed wild horse herd is facing a round-up 480_img_2802_1.jpg by D. Boyer
One of the American Wests’ most famed wild horse herd may be rounded up and sold at an auction. Pics and video of my observation of wild horses in Nevada....
Posted: Fri Apr 14, 2017 6:49PM
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
document Governor Brown’s “Resistance” Fails to Protect California Communities caf-statement-on-md-ban-on-fracking_4.4.17.pdf_140_.jpg by via Californians Against Fracking
Real Climate Leadership Requires Actions like Maryland’s Ban...
Posted: Sat Apr 8, 2017 5:09PM
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
image Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Chairman responds to oil in DAPL 480_oil_in_dapl_standing_rock_sioux_tribe_statement_1.jpg by via Standing Rock Sioux Tribe
Cannon Ball, N.D., March 28, 2017 — Today, we received word that oil is now present in the newly completed Dakota Access Pipeline. Chairman Archambault stated, “While we are disappointed that our pleas to the court and current administration have thus far fallen on deaf ears, we remain committed to fighting the transmission of dirty fossil fuels through our territory and putting a stop to the flow of oil in this pipeline.”...
Posted: Wed Mar 29, 2017 2:11PM
image No Funds for Border Wall in FY 2017? – Fight Shifts to FY 2018 480_build-bridges-not-walls.jpg by via Earthjustice
Latino, Environmental, Civil Rights, and Border Communities hold their ground against Trump’s wall...
Posted: Wed Mar 29, 2017 2:04PM
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
video Killing the Black Snake: Behind the Scenes of the #NODAPL Struggle (video/mp4 126.8mb) by subMedia
The first episode of Trouble, looks beyond the mainstream narratives surrounding the Standing Rock encampment to get a better understanding of some of the camp’s overlooked dynamics, including serious disagreements over which tactics to use to best stop the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL)....
Posted: Sun Mar 26, 2017 9:35PM
audio Getting Into Trouble with Franklin Lopez of SubMedia (audio/mpeg 63.1mb) by It's Going Down
SubMedia is releasing a brand new monthly show entitled Trouble. This month's featured struggle is the #NoDAPL fight at Standing Rock....
Posted: Sun Mar 26, 2017 1:19PM
image Standing Rock Sioux Chairman responds to Keystone Pipeline permit approval standing_rock_sioux_tribe_logo.png by via Standing Rock Sioux Tribe
Cannon Ball, N.D., March 24, 2017 —Today, President Trump announced that the State Department has issued the final permit necessary to proceed with the Keystone Pipeline. On his second day in office, this President made it his priority to push through two controversial pipelines. The Dakota Access and Keystone lines are dangerous, and were previously halted due to their risks to public safety. Today the battle against Keystone begins again....
Posted: Fri Mar 24, 2017 5:02PM
document Trump Approves Disastrous Keystone XL Pipeline keystone_xl_factsheet.pdf_140_.jpg by Center for Biological Diversity
WASHINGTON, March 24, 2017 — Following an executive order signed by President Trump in January, the U.S. State Department approved the Keystone XL pipeline today. In approving Keystone, the State Department ignored its own previous environmental analyses concluding the pipeline would be a disaster for the climate and is not in the national interest....
Posted: Fri Mar 24, 2017 4:32PM