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Environmental Group: Food Companies are Flunking the Planet

Dan Environment, Industry News Release

A report-card like study gives the majority of food companies a flunking grade on environmental issues. The report, issued by Mighty Earth, claims to find widespread failure across the food industry to address the environmental impacts of the meat supply chain. The report is called “Flunking the Planet: Scoring America’s Food Companies on Sustainable Meat.” Calling meat one of the …

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Agri View: Farming Problems

Dan Agri View, Environment

Everett Griner talks about the difficulty of farming in today’s Agri View. Farming Problems A North Carolina hog farmer was fined $50 million dollars because of some of the displeasure of some of the people near his farm. Yet he operated under every state and federal regulation required. A community fought vigorously to stop a meat processing plant in Kansas. …

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Oh Christmas Tree, What to do with that Christmas Tree

Dan Environment, Forestry, This Land of Ours

Oh Christmas Tree, oh Christmas Tree, in this series, Cathy Isom reviews what to do with your tree now that Christmas is over. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. What to do with that Christmas Tree In the days following Christmas, many folks will choose to take all of the decorations down and put them away. Others wait …

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Help the Planet – Environmentally Friendly Holidays

Dan Environment, This Land of Ours

Cathy Isom has some ways to be environmentally friendly, letting you know how you can help out the planet while ringing in the holidays this year. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Help the Planet – Environmentally Friendly Holidays Tis the season when families reunite…friends gather…and the food and beverages are a plenty. But it’s not necessarily the best …

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EPA to Finalize WOTUS Repeal in April

Dan Environment, Industry News Release, Water

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) plans to complete formal repeal of the Waters of the U.S. Rule in April 2018. Politico reports an updated regulatory agenda from the White House also shows a replacement rule is scheduled for proposal in May. A final version of the rule is not expected until June 2019. President Donald Trump issued an executive order …