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text Ban Fracking In San Luis Obispo County by Kim Chaffee
Ban Fracking on the Central Coast:...
Posted: Tue Aug 15, 2017 10:43PM
text Worst Meltdown-And You Never Heard Of It by Michael Steinberg
July 2017 marks the 58th anniversary of the Santa Susanna nuclear meltdown in Southern California....
Posted: Sat Aug 5, 2017 3:57PM
text Nuclear Shutdown News June 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 is our July 2017 report:...
Posted: Sat Jul 29, 2017 2:37PM
text Limits to Growth Published Forty Years Ago by Larry Rasmussen and eco-socialist pamphlets
The MIT scholars under Dennis Meadows came to four core conclusions: 1) there are limits to growth on a finite planet, 2) the economy and the population are now growing exponentially, 3) exceeding the limits will lead to a collapse of industry, agriculture, and the population, and 4) an orderly withdrawal is possible and collapse averted through a radical turning away from the growth course. More raw materials were used up in the first 20 years of the new century than during the entire 20th ...
Posted: Tue Jul 18, 2017 5:19AM
text Trump Offshore Oil Leasing Plan Threatens Every U.S. Ocean, Coastline by Center for Biological Diversity
Launch of New Nationwide Offshore Leasing Program Could Expand Drilling Into Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic, Eastern Gulf of Mexico...
Posted: Sat Jul 1, 2017 3:50PM
text Nuclear Shutdown News June 2017 by Michael Steinberg
Nuclear Shutdown News chronicles the decline of the nuclear industry in the US and beyond, and highlights the efforts of those working for a nuclear free world. Here is our June 2017 report:...
Posted: Fri Jun 30, 2017 3:36PM
text Berkeley mayor & UC Chancellor agree to end People's Park by It's Time to Occupy
According to Berkeleyside (a local source for business and real-estate news), Berkeley's new mayor Jesse Arreguin "is enthusiastic about the plans" to develop housing on People's Park. The mayor has been meeting in private with UC Berkeley's new chancellor Carol Christ. This is a crucial time to defend People's Park, through occupy tactics, and other methods of public support....
Posted: Wed Jun 28, 2017 5:16PM
text Pesticide Incident Sends 18 Farmworkers to Hospital by via Californians for Pesticide Reform
Advocates press for better notification & protections...
Posted: Tue Jun 27, 2017 11:51PM
text California EPA Becomes First U.S. Agency to Declare That Roundup Causes Cancer by Center for Biological Diversity
SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 26, 2017 — The state of California announced today that as of July 7 it will list glyphosate, the main ingredient in the pesticide Roundup and the most common pesticide in the world, as a known human carcinogen under the state’s Proposition 65....
Posted: Tue Jun 27, 2017 11:47PM
text Federal Recovery Plan for California Salamander Seeks to Protect 400,000 Acres by Center for Biological Diversity
Habitat Destruction, Fragmentation Still Dangers for Unique Tiger Salamander...
Posted: Tue Jun 27, 2017 11:35PM
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 The EPA’s Inspector General Is Probing Whether An Agency Staffer Colluded With Monsanto by Peace Witch
The EPA’s Inspector General Is Probing Whether An Agency Staffer Colluded With Monsanto...
Posted: Wed Jun 7, 2017 9:25AM
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
text Nuclear Shutdown News May 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 who are working to create a nuclear free world. Here is our May 2017 report:...
Posted: Sun May 28, 2017 4:10PM
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
text Legal Settlement Halts Effort to Open 1 Million Acres in California to Oil Drilling, Fracking by Center for Biological Diversity
Agreement Preserves Moratorium on Leasing Public Lands to Oil Industry...
Posted: Thu May 11, 2017 8:55AM
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 7th Annual 9-11 (was an Inside Job) 4 Day Stop Driving Global Warming now Monthly by Zachary RunningWolf
Starting in the East Bay and Going Nationally and International (Canada and Mexico)...
Posted: Thu Apr 27, 2017 3:53AM
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
text Thousands Attend SF Milestone March for Science by Science Means Knowledge
Thousands of people joined San Francisco’s April 22, 2017 Earth Day March for Science to demand Trump and Congress support public funding of all science, from climate change to medical care to science education in this milestone march, the first of its kind in memory....
Posted: Sat Apr 22, 2017 5:06PM