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Judge: Nestlé Can Keep Bottling California’s Water Under Permit That Expired In 1988 September 23, 2016
And a federal judge has ruled that the Swiss-based multinational may continue to do so until the Forest Service takes action on the permit it’s allowed to lapse for 28 years.
Your Vote For Jill Stein Is Not A Wasted Vote
“There are differences between the two candidates and the parties. But those differences aren’t enough to save your job.”
Most Americans Would Rather See $38 Billion Invested In Vets & Education Than Israeli Military Aid
According to a recent poll, 81 percent of American internet users would rather see aid to Israel channeled toward efforts to address domestic issues, like caring for vets, improving education, paying down the national debt or rebuilding infrastructure.
What’s Behind The Surge In US Pipeline Construction?
Native American activist Winona LaDuke explained that the US would rather ‘create this filthy infrastructure’ through the Dakota Access Pipeline and other domestic fossil fuel projects than do business with Venezuela.
DARPA Developing ‘Wide-Area Persistent Surveillance’ To Track Drones
One defense technology journalist argued that, ‘There is no good way to track the drones in the sky.’ However, that could change with a proposed scalable system that would track every unmanned aerial vehicle in an urban area.
Despite Safeguards, 2016 Sees Rise In Heat-Related Police Dog Deaths
Of 16 police dogs which have died this year, 11 died as the result of being left unattended in vehicles parked in areas with soaring temperatures.
American Legion Asks Congress To Reschedule Cannabis As Vets Continue To Suffer Under War On Drugs
The American Legion, which represents 2.4 million military veterans, wants the DEA to recognize therapeutic potential of cannabis to treat PTSD, traumatic brain injuries, and other conditions frequently encountered by veterans.
Dakota Access Pipeline: Archaeologist Group Urges Army Corps Of Engineers To ‘Learn From Past Errors’ On Sacred Sites
The Society for American Archaeology is calling on government agencies to reconsider their approach to the Dakota Access Pipeline and similar fossil fuel projects.
Prison Strike Organizer Melvin Ray: ‘International Human Rights Issues’ In Prisons Would Embarrass The US
‘If you’re compassionate about human rights, support what we’re doing,’ says Melvin Ray, an inmate who was placed in a solitary confinement unit in an Alabama prison for organizing with the Free Alabama prison reform movement.
Study: Scientists That Won’t Link Pesticides To Bee Deaths Are Often Funded By Agrochemical Industry
‘Syngenta and Bayer have a substantial amount of influence in the debate,’ said one neurobiology researcher in response to a Greenpeace analysis of corporate corruption in pesticide research.