Tag Archives: Environment

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Another Push to Ban Toxic Pesticide. Also, Rating the Fight Against Cancer.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 15 PROGRAM # 8673 12:00 PM PT Another Push to Ban Toxic Pesticide. Health and labor groups are suing the Trump administration after its environmental agency refused to ban a widely used pesticide, linked to permanent brain damage in young children and farmworker poisonings. Last month, the EPA gave the green light to […]

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Mueller Hearing. ICE Agents Broke Window, Arrest Immigrant. Clean Water Bill Signed Into Law.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 24 PROGRAM # 8657 12:00 PM PT Mueller Hearing. Special Counsel Bob Mueller testifies today before Congress to answer additional questions about his report on ties between Russia and Trump’s campaign and obstruction of justice. On other news, the House votes down a motion to impeach President Trump. At his testifying before two […]

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Auto emissions, clean water and more. Also, Unrest in Puerto Rico.

THURSDAY, JULY 18 PROGRAM # 8653 12:00 PM PT Auto emissions, clean water and more. In a major victory for grassroots organizers, the California legislature passed a bill for clean drinking water to address the contaminated water crisis in rural communities. On other news, a bipartisan coalition of governors is calling for strong, national clean […]

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Groundbreaking Protections for Farmworkers. Also, Coal Plants to Make a Comeback.

MONDAY, JUNE 24 PROGRAM # 8635 12:00 PM PT Groundbreaking Protections for Farmworkers. The New York Assembly and Senate passed farm labor bills that for the first time give farmworkers the right to unionize, collect overtime pay and unemployment benefits, and take at least one day off per week. Despite the opposition of the agricultural […]

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Climate Change Threatens Public Health. Also, Cities Want Their Own Public Banks.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 29 PROGRAM # 8617 12:00 PM PT Climate Change Threatens Public Health. For years, California has been hit by devastating wildfires, floods, droughts, and dangerous heat waves, which are expected to continue and multiply. Activists warn that if no urgent policy action is taken, the human-caused global warming will soon become a public […]

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Bolsonaro, Trump and the Amazon Rainforest. Also, California Bans Controversial Farm Pesticide.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 15 PROGRAM # 8607 12:00 PM PT Bolsonaro, Trump and the Amazon Rainforest. This is a conversation with a recently recognized activist who for decades has been in the forefront advocating for the world’s rainforests and human rights. She comments on the challenges faced by the Amazon basin, the world’s largest tropical rain […]

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Time to Ban Chlorpyrifos?

THURSDAY, MAY 2 PROGRAM # 8598 12:00 PM PT Time to Ban Chlorpyrifos? A federal court ordered Trump’s EPA to make a decision by July whether to ban chlorpyrifos, the pesticide widely used in agriculture and which has been linked to neurological damage in children. As the federal government fails to take action, Democrats in […]

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Monsanto’s Roundup Linked to Cancer. Also, The Renewed Battle Around Obamacare.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 3 PROGRAM # 8577 12:00 PM PT Monsanto’s Roundup Linked to Cancer. Agrochemical giant Monsanto was ordered to pay 80 million in damages to a California man in a Roundup herbicide cancer case. This is the second verdict of its kind. Another Roundup trial is scheduled for this week. An analyst puts this […]

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Park-Poor Fresno Push for Green Spaces.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 10 PROGRAM # 8518 12:00 PM PT Park-Poor Fresno Push for Green Spaces. The Westside neighborhoods in Fresno, the most heavily polluted areas in the state, received 70-million in cap and trade funds from the state of California to help revitalize these low-income communities, bring jobs, and reduce greenhouse gases. When will Fresno’s […]

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