Thursday, September 16, 2021

San Francisco Getting Stricter About Styrofoam

At the beginning of 2017, the use of polystyrene will be banned in San Francisco.

Uh-Oh Monsanto: EU Glyphosate License Set to Expire this Month

Glyphosate may soon be off European shelves permanently.

TransCanada Files NAFTA Suit Demanding More Than $15 Billion for Keystone XL Rejection

TransCanada recently filed a lawsuit against the United States because of the U.S. rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline.

Bees Now Have Some Allies In Congress

“The bill, introduced Thursday by Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR), would increase funding and improve cooperation among federal agencies that are working on getting pollinator numbers back up.”

BREAKING: Thousands Of Gallons Of Crude Oil Have Spilled From A Southern California Pipeline

A pipeline in southern California has spilled 700 barrels of crude oil as of Thursday morning.

World’s Largest Food Distributor Commits to Source 100% Cage-Free Eggs

Sysco said that the transition to a 100 percent cage-free egg supply chain by 2026 will require significant collaboration amongst industry participants

Meet the McDonald’s Cashier Taking on Her CEO for Climate Change

If raising a family on a McDonald’s salary wasn’t hard enough, Tina Sandoval is working to transform the fast-food industry into one that is good for both people and planet.

EPA Bans Fracking Wastewater from Sewage Treatment Plants

“While no known municipal treatment plants currently accept fracking waste, the option could have become more attractive to drillers as standards tightened on other waste disposal methods.”

37 Million Bees Instantly Dropped Dead After Farms Started Spraying Neonicotinoids On GMO Crops

After nearby farms began spraying insecticides on their GMO crops, 37 million bees died instantly at one farm as a result.

First Mammal Goes Extinct Due to Human-Caused Climate Change

Human activities such as climate change, deforestation and wildlife trafficking could drive more species off the planet.