"Bayer Lobbies Congress To Help Fight Lawsuits Tying Roundup To Cancer"

"The biotech giant Bayer has lobbied Congress over the past year to advance legislation that could shield the company from billions of dollars in lawsuits, part of a national campaign to defeat claims that its weedkiller Roundup causes cancer in people who use it frequently."

Source: Washington Post, 06/24/2024

"SEC Urged to Probe JBS Claims on Environment, Animal Welfare"

"Animal rights organizations have asked the SEC to investigate meatpacking giant JBS SA for allegedly misleading investors about its animal welfare and environmental practices in paperwork submitted to list the company on the New York Stock Exchange."

Source: Bloomberg Environment, 06/21/2024

Enviros Want Florida Freshwater In The Everglades, Not Dumped At Coasts

"Environmental groups want to use engineered wetlands to help replenish the river of grass and address toxic algae. The state’s politically powerful sugar growers say those wetlands are for their own polluted water."

Source: Inside Climate News, 06/20/2024

42 California Dams Need Repairs. But Newsom, Legislators Battle Over Funding

"Several dozen dams throughout California could store up to 107 billion more gallons of water if they underwent repairs to fix safety problems. But facing a staggering state deficit, Gov. Gavin Newsom has proposed cutting funding for a dam repair grant program in half this year, while state legislators want the $50 million restored."

Source: CalMatters, 06/17/2024


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