April 2, 2018

Monterey Herald, Tom Wright, March 28, 2018- Monterey >> Protect Monterey County, the organization that backed a 2016 anti-fracking ballot initiative called Measure Z, announced it filed an appeal this week challenging a judge’s ruling that invalidated part of the ordinance. Monterey County Superior Court Judge Thomas Wills issued a …

March 30, 2018

Des Moines Register, Editorial, March 22, 2018- We’ll keep asking the question: How much pork can Iowa reasonably produce? How much before more confinements drive people out of rural Iowa with noxious odors? How much before manure further damages lakes, streams and groundwater? Every single candidate for governor and the Iowa Legislature should address these …

March 9, 2018

Center for Biological Diversity, Emily Knobbe, March 7, 2018- The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee will hold a hearing Thursday on a bill introduced by Sen. Debbie Fischer (R-Neb.) that would exempt “concentrated animal-feeding operations,” often called factory farms, from hazardous-waste reporting requirements. Senate Bill 2421’s special exemption would make it …