Save the bay Campaign

About the Campaign Link @ http://www.savesfbay.org/about-campaign Why are plastic bags bad for the Bay? Plastic bags pollute our waters, smother wetlands and entangle and kill animals. In fact, approximately one million plastic bags pollute San Francisco Bay each year. Bay trash flows into the ocean to join the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, an area estimated at [...]

8 Biggest Red Flag Words on Packaged Foods

8 Biggest Red Flag Words on Packaged Foods by Reader’s Digest Magazine, on Fri Sep 16, 2011 7:59am PDT Link @ http://shine.yahoo.com/channel/food/8-biggest-red-flag-words-on-packaged-foods-2555692/ The words written on food packaging are a contract between you and the manufacturer, as mandated by the federal government via the FDA. Many food producers hire lawyers that help them craft words [...]

Parents Charged $500 For Lemonade Violation

Parents Charged $500 For Lemonade Violation by NPR STAFF LINK @ http://www.npr.org/2011/06/18/137265777/parents-charged-500-for-lemonade-violation?ft=1&f=1001 RObby Comment – there also is a podcast and transcript if you want to listen to the story or read it.  SCOTT SIMON, host: text size A A A June 18, 2011       Some children may have learned a little politics this week. A group of [...]

if this is true its scary – 38 states rigging voting rules for GOP http://www.suntimes.com/news/jackson/7617828-417/38-states-rigging-voting-rules-for-gop.html

38 states rigging voting rules for GOP Jesse Jackson jjackson@rainbowpush.org September 13, 2011 1:36AM Link @ http://www.suntimes.com/news/jackson/7617828-417/38-states-rigging-voting-rules-for-gop.html As the campaigns for the 2012 presidential election begin, Republicans are trying to rig the rules. In 38 states, they are pushing measures that will effectively lock millions of the young, the poor, the elderly and minorities out of the [...]

USDA announced that it is completely deregulating genetically engineered (GE) alfalfa.

  Stop Monsanto’s Genetically Engineered Alfalfa » Just last week, the USDA announced that it is completely deregulating genetically engineered (GE) alfalfa. This decision could spell disaster for organics and the quality of our food supply.   Take action to defend organics — and stand up against Monsanto »   Alfalfa has been used by [...]

Nasty Stericycle is a medical waste company SLC UT

Here is another thing to look into that hits close to home. Stericycle is a medical waste company. They built an incinerator in North Salt Lake. You and I both grew up within 2 miles of this. It was built in 1991and still operates today. The incineration of medical waste creates a multitude of toxins. [...]

Feds sue big banks over sales of risky investments

Feds sue big banks over sales of risky investments Federal agency sues 17 firms including BofA, Goldman over sales of risky mortgage investments Link @ http://finance.yahoo.com/news/Feds-sue-biggest-US-banks-apf-3066897747.html Companies: American International Group, Inc. Bank of America Corporation Citigroup, Inc. FILE – In this July 13, 2010 file photo, Bank of America’s headquarters are shown in Charlotte, N.C. [...]

Apple has more liquid cash than the federal government in July 2011

Apple has more cash than the federal government   Fri, Jul 29, 2011   Link @ http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/ticket/apple-more-money-federal-government-163023405.html Paul Sakuma (AP) Who’s ready for iAmerica? As the BBC has reported, the software company Apple has more cash on hand than the United States federal government, according to the company’s financial records. Apple’s quarterly financial report shows [...]

Wildfire triggers evacuation for Los Alamos Nuclear laboratory

Wildfire triggers evacuation for Los Alamos laboratory By Zelie Pollon | Reuters – Mon, Jun 27, 2011 Link @ http://beta.news.yahoo.com/wildfire-triggers-evacuations-near-los-alamos-002006674.html    SANTA FE, New Mexico (Reuters) – Voluntary evacuations have been issued for Los Alamos, including the Los Alamos National Laboratory, which is threatened by a fast-moving wildfire that broke out in northern New Mexico on Sunday, [...]

Outrage Over ‘Intimate’ TSA Pat-Down, Gay Pride Takes Twitter, and a Secret Celebrity Wedding Spikes in Search

Outrage Over ‘Intimate’ TSA Pat-Down, Gay Pride Takes Twitter, and a Secret Celebrity Wedding Spikes in Search By Adriana Diaz | Trending Now – 3 hrs ago Link @ http://beta.news.yahoo.com/blogs/trending-now/outrage-over-intimate-tsa-pat-down-gay-pride-161530133.html?nc Twitter is up in arms after TSA agents made a 95-year-old woman remove her adult diaper during an enhanced private pat-down in Florida. The woman, who is [...]

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