Corporate powers, politicians push massive fracking buildout in Appalachia

A September 10 gas pipeline explosion in Beaver County, Pennsylvania is a stark reminder of some of the dangers posed by the massive pipeline and petrochemicals expansion across Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Ohio. A new report by Food &… Read More

Environmental Burdens of Fracking Placed on Communities of Color, Low Income

Unprecedented New Report Details Sweeping Environmental Injustice of Pennsylvania’s Ongoing Fossil Fuel Buildout   Washington, D.C. – A comprehensive new report released today from the advocacy group Food & Water Watch provides a detailed look at the startling environmental… Read More

‘Time for Tepid Market Schemes and Corporate-friendly Clean Energy Baby Steps is Over’

With a new government report projecting that America’s carbon footprint is on pace to be slightly larger in 2050 than it is now—a prediction that partially takes into account President Donald Trump’s attack on environmental regulations—green groups are arguing that only a… Read More

200+ Environmental Groups Call on EPA to Correct and Clarify Unsupported Top Claim in Major Fracking Study

Via Food and Water Watch: Letter Comes on Heels of Report Showing Major White House Influence on “Messaging” in the June 2015 Study NEW YORK, NEW YORK – Led by Food & Water Watch, more than 200 public… Read More

ChemChina-Syngenta Deal: Why It Matters

Originally published by Chinadialogue: A US national security panel this week cleared a deal proposed by state-owned Chinese company ChemChina to acquire Syngenta, the Switzerland-based seed and biotechnology agribusiness. At US$43 billion (287 billion yuan), it will be… Read More

107 Nobel Laureate Attack on Greenpeace Traced Back to Biotech PR Operators

Originally published at Independent Science News By Jonathan Latham, PhD In late July, Greenpeace was denied entrance to a National Press Club Event in Washington, DC of 107 Nobel Laureates. The event was ostensibly organised by a scientific group… Read More

WATCH: Keep Nestlé Out of Oregon!

Via Food and Water Watch: After more than seven years fighting Nestlé’s efforts to build a water bottling facility in the Gorge, community activists are going to the ballot to protect their water! Food & Water Watch is… Read More