by guest blogger Maya K. van Rossum, the Delaware Riverkeeper The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has been “captured” by the very industries it is supposed to regulate—particularly pipeline companies. It’s an agency that has become so entangled with industry that it’s now violating the constitutional rights of communities and families across the nation. Sound […]
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by Leah Zerbe, online editor for RodaleNews.com Lately, I’ve been noticing a new kind of stress on the faces of fellow family farmers in my area. The worried eyes and furrowed brows aren’t the result of low crop yields, predator pressure, high feed prices, or even damaging storms. Those sorts of farming setbacks, while devastating, […]
by Emily Main. It’s a topic that’s nearly yawn-worthy, environmentalists spouting their rage at an oil company trying to build a pipeline. Big deal, right? We all want lower gas prices, and more oil means cheaper gas. Except that’s not the way the world works anymore, and there really is a serious threat to our food and water from a pipeline, the fate of which is expected to be decided this summer.
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