Lawsuit Challenges Environmental Waivers That Led to Deepwater Horizon Disaster

Suit Filed Six Years After Tragic Offshore Oil Spill Began WASHINGTON— Six years exactly after the Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded in the Gulf of Mexico, killing 11 people and unleashing the worst environmental disaster in U.S. history,… Read More

Scientist who discovered GMOs cause tumors wins lawsuit

Top Photo: anti-Monsanto protest in Asuncion, Paraguay, 2014.  Photolangelle.org   A court has ruled that French Professor Gilles-Eric Séralini was correct when he concluded that GMO food, when fed to rats, caused serious health problems including tumors. March-against-monsanto.com… Read More

Earth Minute: Anne Petermann on ArborGen’s $53.M legal fine

The regular “Earth Minute” segment returns to KPFK radio’s Sojourner Truth show, with Global Justice Ecology Project’s Anne Petermann reporting on the latest developments in the environmental justice movement and highlighting the proliferation of false climate solutions. This week,… Read More

GE Tree Company ArborGen Found Guilty of Defrauding Workers, Fined $53.5M

New York (8 January 2015) – Biotech firm ArborGen, a leader in the research and development of genetically engineered trees (GE trees), has been fined $53.5 million in compensation and punitive damages after a court ruled that it acted to use… Read More