Food & Water Watch

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Name: Food & Water Watch
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Local groups heading to People's Climate March Sept. 21

UTICA -- Local citizen groups invite Central New Yorkers to join them at the People’s Climate March in New York City. A charter bus will leave from two area locations the morning of Sept. 21 and return that evening.The march is a response to the UN Climate ... [Published Rome Observer - 10 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Renewables and Recovery

By Kent MinaultI want to talk here about the work being done by labor activists and environmentalists. Environmentalists are getting more and more concerned about job creation, and labor unions are looking more and more toward solar energy and mandated ... [Published Change Links Progressive - 19 hours ago]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Cornell gets $5.6 million to "depolarize" GMO debate

GMO industry and its supporters are behind the campaignCornell University is embarking on a campaign to “depolarize the charged debate” around GMO – supported by a $5.6 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and with the GMO industry as ... [Published GMWatch.org - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

How the Fracking Industry Undermines Labor

Is there a salary worth risking your health or even your life? Big Oil and Gas might think so, but the ex-industry workers with whom we spoke aren’t so convinced.Today, Food & Water Watch released Toxic Workplace: Fracking Hazards on the Job , a research ... [Published Common Dreams - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Fracking series to air on TV, Denver Post online [Greeley Tribune, Colo. :: ]

Aug. 30--A five-part series on hydraulic fracturing will air at 3 p.m. daily beginning Monday on KCDO-TV Channel 3, ending Friday on the "Aaron Harber Show: Colorado Election 2014 TM."The program, as a part of a partnership with The Denver Post, will ... [Published BusinessWeek - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

SEPT. 4: Rally to Urge Dominion to Quit ALEC

Speakers will start at approximately 12:20pm. (March is on back side of building, on sidewalk along U.S. Route 1)Alexandria Mayor Bill EuilleIvy Main, Chair of Sierra Club Virginia ChapterJoseph Romm, editor, Climate ProgressJorge Aguilar, Food and Water ... [Published Noodls - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

3-0: Judge Strikes Lafayette's Voter-Approved Fracking Ban

A Boulder district court judge struck down a 2013 voter-approved fracking ban in Lafayette. The move follows similar court rulings against  Longmont and Fort Collins , where voters passed bans or moratoriums restricting hydraulic fracturing.The lawsuit ... [Published KUNC 91.5 FM - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

L.A. City Councilman Joins Environmentalists in Call to Ban Fracking

Councilman Paul Koretz, who represents Hollywood, says a statewide moratorium is necessary, at least while the drought continues.A Los Angeles councilman joined environmental activists today in calling for a statewide ban on fracking and similar well- ... [Published Hollywood Patch - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 2 reports

BRIEF: Farmers organization to meet in Sauk Centre [St. Cloud Times, Minn. :: ]

Aug. 23--The annual state convention of the Minnesota National Farmers Organization will be Sept. 6 at ElmerZ Restaurant and Event Center in Sauk Centre.Registration begins at 9 a.m. followed by reports from commodity departments, action on resolutions ... [Published BusinessWeek - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 2 reports

Coalition calls for feds to help end Detroit water crisis

Reposted from Wonky News NerdOn Friday, a coalition of more than 50 social justice organizations urged President Obama and Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell to declare the ongoing water crisis in Detroit a public health emergency.In an ... [Published Daily Kos - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 2 reports

Food & Water Watch Again Raises Questions with USDA Regarding Australian Meat Imports

WASHINGTON - In an effort to protect Americans from questionable meat imports, the national advocacy organization Food & Water Watch today pressured USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack to explain whether meat products produced under Australia’s newest inspection ... [Published Common Dreams - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Food & Water Watch Amplifies Pressure on Government to Ban Fracking on Federal Lands

“The BLM is making a mockery of its mission to steward public land for the use and enjoyment of future generations,” said Food & Water Watch Executive Director Wenonah Hauter. “If President Obama is not courageous enough to ensure that the agency sticks ... [Published San Francisco Bay Area Independent Media Center - Aug 13 2014]

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While MLPA Initiative officials let the oil industry, corporate polluters and ocean industrialists off the hook in their strange concept of "marine protection, oil drilling would have been banned in one state marine protected area, the Vanderberg State Marine Reserve, if Jackson’s bill had passed."
"The demand is not coming from consumers... consumers have not changed their mind [on pink slime]" stated Patty Lovera, assistant director at the consumer advocacy group Food & Water Watch, to Yahoo News. "It's economics."
In the decision's conclusion, "the Court finds the Charter Amendment banning drilling is invalid as preempted by the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Act."
"It all kind of boils down to whether the state should have given the city a full trial on these issues" he said

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Local groups heading to People's Climate March ... [Published Rome Observer - 10 hours ago]
California bill to ban oil drilling in marine p... [Published San Francisco Bay Area Independent Media Center - 15 hours ago]
Ground beef prices hit all-time high in US [Published Natural News - 17 hours ago]
Renewables and Recovery [Published Change Links Progressive - 19 hours ago]
A Mountainous Reminder Of Fracking's Link To Ch... [Published Forbes.com - Aug 31 2014]
Resistance Is, Perhaps, Not Futile [Published Daily Kos - Aug 31 2014]
Cornell gets $5.6 million to "depolarize" GMO d... [Published GMWatch.org - Aug 30 2014]
Monsanto and Ukraine [Published Axis of Logic - Aug 30 2014]
How the Fracking Industry Undermines Labor [Published Common Dreams - Aug 30 2014]
Fracking series to air on TV, Denver Post onlin... [Published BusinessWeek - Aug 30 2014]
SEPT. 4: Rally to Urge Dominion to Quit ALEC [Published Noodls - Aug 30 2014]
Letter: It’s time to unify after the backroom f... [Published Colorado Statesman - Aug 29 2014]
Fracking Foes Force Some Oil Drillers to Tread ... [Published Energy and energy security - Aug 29 2014]
3-0: Judge Strikes Lafayette's Voter-Approved F... [Published KUNC 91.5 FM - Aug 28 2014]
Environmentalists split over green group’s frac... [Published ZNet - Aug 28 2014]
Federal Approval of Tyson-Hillshire Merger Harm... [Published Common Dreams - Aug 28 2014]
Longmont City Council votes unanimously to appe... [Published Boulder Daily Camera - Aug 27 2014]
L.A. City Councilman Joins Environmentalists in... [Published Hollywood Patch - Aug 26 2014]
Fracking The Anti-Fracking Movement: The Inside... [Published Forbes.com - Aug 26 2014]
Tyson Foods’ Missouri problem risks billions in... [Published The City Wire - Aug 25 2014]
Letter: Fracking contributes to economic growth [Published Buffalo News - Aug 24 2014]
US bullied Vietnam into not labelling GM foods [Published GMWatch.org - Aug 23 2014]
BRIEF: Farmers organization to meet in Sauk Cen... [Published BusinessWeek - Aug 23 2014]
OWRC upholds ruling on Oxbow water right [Published Hood River News - Aug 23 2014]
GM food, Ukraine, and the return of Hill + Know... [Published GMWatch.org - Aug 23 2014]
Would-Be BP Whistle-Blowers Given the Boot [Published Courthouse News Service - Aug 22 2014]
Clean Energy Opponents Getting Even More Ridicu... [Published KCET - Aug 22 2014]
BRIEF: National Farmers Organization convention... [Published BusinessWeek - Aug 22 2014]
Food and Farm leadership conference to be held... [Published San Marcos Daily Record - Aug 22 2014]
City Council Moves to Ban Waste from Fracking i... [Published Epoch Times - Aug 22 2014]
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Fracking Foes Force Some Oil Drillers to Tread ... [Published Energy and energy security - Aug 29 2014]
A fight over fracking is looming in Texas. Another stand-off is shaping up in Colorado. Yet drillers’ reactions couldn’t be more different.In Texas, drillers are doing their noisy in-your-face fracking as usual. Meanwhile, on a small farm about an ...
Antibacterial School Supplies are a Rip-Off [Published Green (Living) Review - Aug 09 2014]
Experts say there's no benefit to buying school products coated with antibacterial chemicals. Stroll down the aisle of an office supply store or peruse back-to-school supply websites and you might think you're shopping for surgical ward supplies. ...
Rising concerns over Chinese chicken imports [Published FOX Business - Video - Aug 04 2014]
Food & Water Watch Patty Lovera on concerns about chicken processed in China. ...
Spotlight on green news & views: Fracking scam,... [Published Daily Kos - Aug 02 2014]
Yosemite, with half dome in the backgroundMany environmentally related posts appearing at Daily Kos each week don't attract the attention they deserve. To help get more eyeballs, Spotlight on Green News & Views  (previously known as the Green Diary Rescue) ...
Final USDA poultry rule: Line speeds stay the s... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Aug 01 2014]
For 17 years, Salvadora Roman deboned chickens on the processing line at Wayne Farms in Decatur, Alabama. In particular, she deboned the left side of the chicken — a task she was expected to perform on three chickens each minute during her eight-hour ...
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