California sued over climate change policy — by the nation's biggest gas utility
The lawsuit is the latest attempt by Southern California Gas to shield itself against efforts to phase out natural gas.
Manhattan Beach was once home to Black beachgoers, but the city ran them out. Now it faces a reckoning
Billions for national parks as historic bill becomes law
The new law provides $9.5 billion for upgrades and repairs at national parks and other public lands, and $900 million a year from offshore oil royalties to federal, state and local parks in all 50 states.
Flood situation improves in Assam; 3.89 lakh in 17 districts still affected
India News: GUWAHATI: The flood situation in Assam improved considerably on Monday as the water receded from vast areas of the state, though one more person lost .
Massachusetts Enacts New Measures for Mosquito Management with Pros and Cons
(Beyond Pesticides, August 4, 2020) Last month Massachusetts lawmakers finalized, and the Governor subsequently signed, emergency legislation S.2757, aimed at revamping the state’s approach to mosquito management. The final version of this mosquito reform bill continues to include certain problematic provisions, but nonetheless represents a significant shift from an initial proposal that would ...
Tell Congress to Require EPA to Stop Ignoring People of Color in Setting Safety Standards—Agency Ignores People at Elevated Ris
New York State Legislature Bans Glyphosate (Roundup) in Public Parks, Bill Goes to Governor for Signature
Much Higher Rates of Covid-19 Infection and Death in Farmworkers and Landscapers, May Be Enhanced by Pesticide Exposure