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GM Watch news

US wants China to approve more GM crops under trade deal The US is seeking better access for imports of GM crops into China as part of a trade deal currently under discussion between the two sides. The subject, long…

 

CELDF: Pennsylvania Township Bans Corporate Industrial Farming

CELDF : Pennsylvania Township Bans Corporate Industrial Farming Community Enacts Law to Protect Family Farms and Its Environment Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Chad Nicholson, PA Community Organizer 207-541-3649 chad@celdf.org TODD TOWNSHIP, HUNTINGDON COUNTY, PA:  Last…

 

Forest “Restoration” a Ruse

Time to call your senator, this bad plan is back! From our friends at Forest Unlimited, a call to action. PLEASE CALL Senator Kamala Harris’s office today : (202) 224 – 3553  and ask her to help stop the logging of…

 

Regulatory roll back tracker

Ideology and competence appear to be at opposite ends…… Environmental Law at Harvard has tracked all the environmental assaults by the current administration. The HLS Environmental and Energy Law Program is tracking environmental regulatory rollbacks of the Trump Administration. This…

 

76 Environmental Rules on the Way Out Under Trump

“The Trump administration has, in many instances, pared back these regulations in favor of more expansive energy extraction policies — often as a direct response to petitions from oil, gas and coal companies. Mr. Trump has argued that supporting the…

 

West County friends —–Will you join me?

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” Margaret Mead How do you envision the rebuild in Sonoma County, what are your priorities? Fire Recovery…

 

More GM Watch news from around the planet

  Meta-analysis reveals major unintended differences between GMO and non-GMO cultivated plants The myth of “substantial equivalence” between GM crops and their closest non-GM relatives (called “isolines”) has taken yet another scientific hit. Researchers performed a meta-analysis of genetic data…

 

Water and Wine with Rue

Water and Wine with Rue June 26, 2018 Summer is upon us, and as the hills in our region turn from the lush green of spring to the tawny brown dotted with the dark green of oaks, pines and redwoods,…

 

Water, Wine & Weed, news from Sierra Club

News from Sierra Club Redwood Chapter Sonoma • Napa • Solano • Mendocino • Lake • Humboldt • W. Siskiyou • Trinity • Del Norte Water, Wine & Weed Can concerned citizens protect watersheds and groundwater basins from depletion as…