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text Proposal to List Chlorpyrifos as a Toxic Air Contaminant Opens for Public Comment by Charlotte Fadipe
The California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) today announced a proposed regulation that would pave the way for increased restrictions on the use of the pesticide chlorpyrifos in California.It would designate chlorpyrifos as a “toxic air contaminant,” which California law defines as an air pollutant that may cause or contribute to increases in serious illness or death, or that may pose a present or potential hazard to human health. The move comes after an extensive period of scienti...
Posted: Wed Sep 19, 2018 11:09AM
text The Dictatorship of Corporations by Thilo Bode
Why do the majority of politicians often make decisions against the public interest in favor of industry? A new quality of lobbyism arose on account of the dramatically stronger market- and financial power of companies. The power relations in our society are shifting endangering democracy, the market economy, our self-determination, and our freedom....
Posted: Mon Sep 17, 2018 3:49AM
text California’s Rep. Huffman Joins Anti-Public Lands Zealot to Evict Elk From Point Reyes by Center for Biological Diversity
Legislation Enshrines Private Cattle Ranching in National Seashore...
Posted: Fri Aug 31, 2018 11:25AM
text California Lawmakers Act to Protect Whales, Turtles From Entanglement by Center for Biological Diversity
Approved Bill Requires Stronger Rules for Commercial Dungeness Crab Fishery...
Posted: Fri Aug 31, 2018 11:19AM
text More Scandals Rock Southern California Nuke Plant San Onofre by Michael Steinberg
During August more scandals rocked Southern California's San Onofre nuclear power plant, resulting in an upcoming special federal investigation....
Posted: Thu Aug 30, 2018 3:54PM
text Siskiyou County Suspends Contract with Federal Wildlife-Killing Agency by Animal Welfare Institute
Siskiyou County officials recently announced that the county has suspended its contract with the notorious federal wildlife-killing program known as Wildlife Services. The program killed more than 28,000 animals in the county from 2008 to 2016. Siskiyou is the fourth California county to suspend its contract, after animal-protection and conservation groups argued that such agreements violate the California Environmental Quality Act and the California Endangered Species Act....
Posted: Wed Aug 22, 2018 8:38AM
text The Shortwave Report 08/10/18 Listen Globally! by Dan Roberts
A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. NHK Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, Sputnik Radio, and Radio Deutsche-Welle....
Posted: Thu Aug 9, 2018 4:22PM
text More Problems Arise At Shutdown San Onofre Nuclear Plant by Michael Steinberg
Just when you thought more problems couldn't arise at the shutdown San Onofre nuclear plant in Southern California, more are developing....
Posted: Sun Jul 29, 2018 3:52PM
text Jeff Bezos, Amazon, The Washington Post, Whole Foods, Etc by Progressive Populism
Jeff Bezos is the world's richest person having a wealth of 150 billion dollars. Jeff Bezos abuses his Amazon workers in Europe and the US, is one of the world's major deforesters from Amazon cardboard and nonrecycled book paper to Washington Post newsprint, has profiteered from animal murder as a cattle rancher and owner of Whole Foods....
Posted: Fri Jul 27, 2018 7:05AM
text Help Pass Federal Legislation Against Animal Torture - Now by Tomas DiFiore
Devin Patrick Kelley, responsible for the worst mass shooting in Texas history, was also charged with animal cruelty after reportedly beating his pet husky outside his mobile home in Colorado Springs. He also claimed to have bought dogs from Craigslist and use them for target practice. The FBI’s National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) started collecting data from participating law enforcement agencies on animal cruelty, including neglect, abuse, and torture. This switch from summary ...
Posted: Sun Jul 8, 2018 7:00AM
text While Nukes Fade Away, Answer Is Blowing In The Wind by Michael Steinberg
As nuclear power offers nothing but cancer, plutonium and big bills, wind power's leads the way to a sustainable future....
Posted: Fri Jun 29, 2018 2:00PM
text California Legislators Urge Wildlife Officials to Protect Whales, Sea Turtles from Entanglement by Center for Biological Diversity
Assembly Committee Approves SB1309, Requiring New Regulations for Commercial Dungeness Crab Fishery...
Posted: Wed Jun 27, 2018 11:07AM
text Cape Cod: Colonial Folly To Atomic Revenge by Michael Steinberg
Nuclear Shutdown News chronicles the decline and fall of the nuclear power industry in the US and beyond, and highlights the efforts of those working to create a nuclear free future. Here is our May 2018 report....
Posted: Fri Jun 1, 2018 10:51PM
text More Californians getting sick from pesticides, according to latest state report by Californians for Pesticide Reform
Agricultural cases up 50%; Monterey County third highest in California...
Posted: Fri Jun 1, 2018 12:56PM
text They Knew What They Did: Texaco in Ecuador by Theresa Leisgang
The world has created a system where businesses only have rights but no obligations. There is no international tribunal that can make businesses liable for human rights violations. What is perverse is that Texaco knew they polluted the land. World corporations refuse responsibility....
Posted: Thu May 24, 2018 9:27AM
text State agency fails to protect vulnerable communities from pesticide exposure, report finds by Californians for Pesticide Reform
Department of Pesticide Regulation receives poor grades in 2nd annual agency assessment...
Posted: Mon May 14, 2018 9:00PM
text “A Change In Semantics: How A Shift in Vocabulary Can Save The World” by M. A. Campbell
This piece is meant to bring change within ourselves and to realize that the natural world needs our help to prevent pollution. We can do this by simply changing the ways in which we articulate meaning through semantics....
Posted: Sat May 12, 2018 4:51PM
text Once again... People's Park needs your support by Park Advocate
The foliage in People's Park is thinner this year. Another tree is gone, and various bushes and shrubs have disappeared. UC Berkeley has further whittled away at the park, and a new press release from the UC states that development plans are to be revealed after this academic year ends....
Posted: Tue May 1, 2018 10:03PM
text Company Wants To Send Nuke Plant Waste To New Mexico by Michael Steinberg
A radioactive waste company, Holtec, wants to send all the nation's high level radwaste, stuff like plutonium, from shut down nuclear plants, to New Mexico....
Posted: Sun Apr 29, 2018 4:31PM
text Downshiftism by Jaudon
Downshiftism...
Posted: Fri Apr 27, 2018 4:33AM