Court Holds Bee-killing Pesticide Approvals Violated the Law

EPA must analyze risks to endangered species SAN FRANCISCO—A Federal Court has ruled that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) systematically violated the Endangered Species Act (ESA) – a key wildlife protection law – when it approved bee-killing insecticides… Read More

California Allowing the Use of Oil Wastewater To Irrigate Food Crops?

Originally published on DeSmogBlog:   By Justin Mikulka There are times when science is obvious. This is one of those times. A new report by researchers at PSE Healthy Energy, UC Berkeley, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, and the University of… Read More

Injuries After Anti-Fascists Counter White Supremacist Rally

Originally published by CommonDreams.org By Deirdre Fulton, staff writer Amid an intensifying atmosphere of racist rhetoric and hate-fueled violence, 10 people were injured Sunday after violence broke out between a white supremacist group and anti-fascist counter-protesters in Sacramento, California…. Read More

Know Where Your Bridge Is Going Before You Build It

By Rachel Smolker Originally published on The Huffington Post. For years we have been told that corn ethanol was a “bridge” to more advanced biofuels that would be better for the environment. Similarly, we were sold the bill… Read More