Suez and a Wall Street firm teamed up to win a huge contract in Edison. What stood in their way? The people of Edison.
By Jackie Filson Is the upheaval against forever chemicals in our water finally coming to a crux? Over a series of hearings this summer, Congress’s respect for the human right to water was put directly on display. America has been ignoring a severe chemical contamination crisis in our water for years, and now Congress is […]
Testimony of Michael Hickey Before the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment “The Administration’s Priorities and Policy Initiatives under the Clean Water Act” September 18, 2019 “Good morning. Thank you, Chairwoman Napolitano, Ranking Member Westerman, and members of the subcommittee for the invitation to speak today and tell my story. […]
Climate change and the insidious influence of the industries that contribute to it are one of the most pressing issues of this presidential election. We developed a survey for the candidates that asks about the top environmental issues our organization and members fight to solve. So far we’ve received answers from only TWO candidates (thank […]
By Jackie Filson The finalization of the Trump administration’s new plan to privatize hog-slaughter inspection is a huge loss for food safety and a kowtow to the pork industry. Before this, hog slaughter plants had two major requirements for mass-hog slaughter: Federal workers must inspect each hog carcass for public health risks like lesions, infected […]
A LETTER FROM OUR EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: Every person has a duty to protect those we love from a future of climate chaos driven by greedy corporations. It’s time for every single one of us to join the fight; it’s time to fight like we live here. Read about our bold new strategy to succeed.