The suit, which seeks class action status, charges that many residents who had “smart meters” installed saw their bills skyrocket unexpectedly, some of them by as much as 600 percent.
- Corporate Control of Water
The lifted restrictions on imports from Brazil and Argentina follow a disturbing trend of lowering food import standards, established by the recent attempt to gut Country of Origin Labeling.
Pa. Department of Health logs demonstrate that state residents are regularly reporting alarming health concerns, and that state agencies have failed to adequately respond and address these health problems from drilling and fracking.
Fast Track will accelerate congressional consideration of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a trade pact that will undermine key consumer, public health and environmental protections.
The two-disc benefit compilation’s proceeds will benefit Marcellus Protest, a nonprofit organization in Pennsylvania, and other grassroots organizations around the country working to ban fracking.
Tomorrow, those Democrats that supported Fast Track in May will have to carefully reconsider their votes.
Pope Francis’ encyclical letter has finally been released (after a leak to the press earlier this week) and we’re excited about what it says about cap-and-trade pollution schemes:
- Climate Change & Environment
Fracking has become the latest chapter in the sad, epic tale of decades of environmental injustices committed by the fossil fuel industry in low-income communities of color.