September 7, 2018

Civil Eats, Meg Wilcox, September 5, 2018- When Julie Taddeo moved to Takoma Park, Maryland, a progressive suburb outside of Washington D.C., and saw ubiquitous yellow flags marking the places where pesticide had recently been sprayed, she was surprised. “Everyone’s a treehugger here in, the Berkeley of the East,” she …

April 23, 2018

Salon, Amanda Marcotte, April 20, 2018- The words “farm bill” are un-sexy on the best of days. That’s especially true in an era when every time you turn on the news there’s another political scandal involving Russians, sex workers or both. But the farm bill that Republicans passed out of …

February 22, 2017

The Daily Northwestern Nora Shelly February 19, 2017 City Council passed a resolution last week calling on state legislators to repeal or amend a state law that prevents municipalities from regulating the use of pesticides themselves. The state statute, called the Illinois Pesticide Act, puts all control of pesticide regulation …