The bill would create a new crime called “food operation trespass,” in yet another attempt to penalize activists for uncovering conditions at factory farms.
From forests and farms to our own back yards, there's a lot we can do to reduce future risks of pandemic outbreaks.
Irresponsible pesticide use worldwide poisons millions of people, kills hundreds of thousands and damages soil, water and ecosystems.
A study committee voted to recommend adding language to the ordinance that would clamp down on rural residents objecting to CAFOs.
Because DEQ limited air monitor sites to meet EPA criteria, they were too far from hog farms to accurately measure their emissions.
Four of the fellows who participated in the program this year will discuss their ongoing research, activism, and experiences with publishing their ideas in the public sphere.
With job loss and stifled development in the renewable energy sector, economists, politicians, and advocates say policy action is necessary to stay on track.
The pandemic has put public health officials in a perilous place—caught between the common good and the often-toxic American drive for personal freedom.