pesticide use

Farm Bureau politics

“….the Farm Bureau has been on the wrong side of most issues — the open space initiative, protection of greenbelts, community separators, streamside protection, saving coastal forests from vineyard expansion, and so on.” Farm Bureau politics EDITOR: It’s time to take a hard look at the Farm Bureau. Yes, we love Sonoma County agriculture and …

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Toxic Scorecard for politicians from EWG

Environmental Working Group publishes voting scorecard on toxics ahead of November elections. How do your representatives rank? “While the administration is not on the ballot this November, members of Congress who stood by or actively aided and abetted Trump’s corrupt chemical agenda will be.” Americans Must Hold President Trump’s Toxic Comrades in Congress Accountable While …

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Legal Action Challenges Trump Reversal of Prohibition on Bee-killing Pesticides, Genetically Modified Crops on National Wildlife Refuges

Does this administration do anything right for the environment or people? It’s all about corporate profits at our expense. Thank you Center for Biological Diversity. Please consider a donation to help their great work. “It’s shameful that the Trump administration is promoting greater use of highly toxic agricultural pesticides on America’s wildlife refuges,” said Hannah …

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490,000 Pounds of Toxic Pesticides Sprayed on National Wildlife Refuges

490,000 Pounds of Toxic Pesticides Sprayed on National Wildlife Refuges America’s national wildlife refuges are being doused with hundreds of thousands of pounds of dangerous agricultural pesticides every year, according to a first-of-its-kind analysis by the Center for Biological Diversity. The Center for Biological Diversity report, No Refuge, reveals that an estimated 490,000 pounds of …

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