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How a Bad GMO Bill Becomes Law

Well folks, it’s a fact. The U.S. now has a federal GMO-labeling law. But just what the heck does it do? You’ll be surprised.

Why California Must Continue To Conserve Water

This summer, California Gov. Jerry Brown lifted mandatory water restrictions following higher rainfall this spring. But the state isn’t out of the woods yet.

Rock the Green: Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District

MMSD incorporates unique practices including methane gas recovery and the production of organic fertilizer from sewerage. We had a chance to talk to Jeff Spence, MMSD’s Agency Services Director to learn more.

Bringing Solar to Everyone

Thus far, rooftop solar incentives have gone mostly to well-off homeowners in major cities, leaving Americans in remote regions, and the poor, out of the mix. But the White House is out to change that.

Environmental Justice Wins with California Cap-and-Trade

Environmental justice is in need of a win, especially when the current climate crisis serves to magnify racial inequality and dramatically effects the poor and communities of color. This win is exactly what is happening in California, where a cap-and-trade system is eliminating greenhouse gas emissions, and doing so without disproportionately impacting low-income communities.

Voter ID Laws Loosen Up as Election Heatens

As the general election looms, who will be able to vote on Nov. 8 remains in question. Over a dozen states will impose voter ID laws for the first time in 2016, but pressure is building to loosen these restrictions.