Community Rights/Rights of Nature

Sustainable Pulse: Bayer-Monsanto Hit With $175M Verdict Against Roundup

SUSTAINABLE pulse reports: A Philadelphia jury on Friday hit Bayer/Monsanto with a $175 million verdict in favor of a cancer patient who claimed the company failed to warn about known carcinogens in its best-selling herbicide, Roundup. Source: Environmental Health News The verdict is part of a string of nine- and 10-figure judgments against the Bayer […]

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Occupy: News on GMO & Glyphosate

GMOs, GLYPHOSATE & TOXINS Pesticide Preemption And The Fight For Local Control https://www.panna.org/news/pesticide-preemption-local-control/ “Pesticide preemption laws — many using language developed by the pesticide industry — specifically limit the ability of city or county governments to ban or restrict pesticides in any way, including the “use, sale, notification, marketing, distribution.” Pesticide preemption takes away local

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New York OAG Forces Bayer and Monsanto to Pay $6.9 M over False Claims on Roundup Safety

New York OAG Forces Bayer and Monsanto to Pay $6.9 M over False Claims on Roundup Safety by Sustainable Pulse June 23, 2023 New York Attorney General Letitia James last week announced a settlement with Bayer CropScience LP (Bayer) and Monsanto Company (Monsanto) for allegedly making false and misleading claims regarding the safety of certain Roundup® consumer

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Logging Threat Averted – Save the Redwoods Agrees to Purchase Forest

Logging Threat Averted – Save the Redwoods Agrees to Purchase Forest View in Browser Guerneville Forest Coalition We did it! Save the Redwoods League agrees to purchase forest, removing logging threat. Our three year fight to protect 224 acres of redwood forest along the Russian River from logging has likely succeeded. We are delighted to

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LAWSUIT: Well Ordinance Favoring Wine Water Grab Coming To An End?

Public Trust – groundwater lawsuit update & request Editorial Comment: As homeowners wells and local creeks dried up during the drought, wine industry kept drilling and County kept approving new wells….consider supporting Russian River Keeper and California Coastkeeper Alliance. You will remember the lawsuit that was settled last year between Sonoma County and California Coastkeeper

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Right-Wing US Supreme Court Delivers ‘Catastrophic Loss for Water Protections’

Right-Wing US Supreme Court Delivers ‘Catastrophic Loss for Water Protections’ The court “ripped the heart out of the law we depend on to protect American waters and wetlands,” said one critic, warning that the ruling “will cause incalculable harm.” JESSICA CORBETT May 25, 2023 This is a breaking story… Please check back for possible updates…

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