Archive for October, 2015

| October 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Fracking-Harmed Residents Travel to Washington, D.C. to Call On EPA to Stop Ignoring Its Own Science on Water Pollution 10.28.15 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today residents from communities across the country with fracking contaminated drinking water joined with advocates at the Environmental Protection Agency’s Science Advisory Board public meetings to demand that EPA stop ignoring its […]

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| October 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Nuevo reporte: “Por qué es urgente prohibir el fracking” muestra evidencia contundente 10.19.15 Registros de miles de casos de contaminación del agua en Estados Unidos hacen sonar la alarma en México. Promover la extracción de gas de lutitas como un combustible de transición nos llevará al descalabro climático. El metano tiene un potencial de calentamiento […]

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| October 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

Food & Water Watch Calls on DOJ to Block Monopoly Beer Merger 10.13.15 Statement of Food & Water Watch Executive Director Wenonah Hauter Washington, D.C.— “The Department of Justice must act decisively to block the proposed merger between the world’s two largest breweries — a deal that would create a unrivaled beer monopoly, raise prices […]

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| October 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

Privatized Meat Inspection Experiment Jeopardizes Food Safety 10.9.15 Washington, D.C. – In the name of budget-cutting, more defective and unsanitary poultry contaminated with feathers, bile and feces could make its way to consumers if the USDA’s controversial pilot project for privatized inspection in poultry slaughter plants is expanded. Today the national consumer group Food & […]

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| October 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Concerned Flint Citizens Win Urgent Water Reprieve 10.8.15 “We thank Governor Snyder and Mayor Walling for finally addressing the public health crisis that has been plaguing Flint residents since an emergency manager switched their drinking water source from DWSD to the Flint River in April 2014. “We applaud Flint residents like Melissa Mays of the […]

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| October 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Controversial TPP Deal Finalized By Patrick Woodall 10.5.15 Early this morning in Atlanta, trade bureaucrats from the dozen Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) countries finalized details of the controversial trade pact, which will now be sent on to Congress for approval. The TPP talks have been ongoing since 2008 and big business, Wall Street, mainstream Republicans […]

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