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May 21, 2015
Outraged over an oil pipeline burst that Tuesday spilled at least 105,000 gallons of oil into a nine-mile slick along the Pacific Coast near Santa Barbara, at least 150 community members joined non-profit and local elected officials for a rally and press conference today at Santa Barbara County Courthouse to express the urgent need to place a moratorium on fracking and phase out oil development in California.
May 19, 2015
May 18, 2015
Press Releases : Corporate Trade Agenda Attacks Americans’ Right to Know
Today, the World Trade Organization (WTO) ruled that mandatory country of origin labels (COOL) rules for meat and poultry that went into effect in the United States in 2013 are not compliant with global trade standards.
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May 22, 2015
When news circulated that the first people to consume a new GMO banana would be student guinea pigs at Iowa State University, the university community had questions.
May 20, 2015
Factory farms breed disease, misery and pollution. We’re bringing this message to Times Square this week with this advocacy ad.
May 18, 2015
Yesterday, the Senate voted 65-33 to begin debating Fast Track Trade Promotion Authority, a few days after Senate Democrats prevented Republican leadership from bringing up the controversial trade legislation. Thirteen Democrats joined the Republicans in voting to start consideration of the Fast Track legislation that will be used to accelerate the passage of the Trans-Pacific Partnership. No Republicans voted against it.