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Washington State Senate passes landmark legislation to phase-out industrial ocean fish farms

The Washington State Senate has passed legislation that would phase-out industrial ocean fish farms in state waters. Senate Bill 6086, which was introduced by Senator Kevin Ranker, would ban new leases to Atlantic salmon net pen farms and prohibit the renewal of all existing leases.

Nestlé suspends palm oil sourcing from Guatemalan company tied to corruption and ecocide

Nestlé’s decision to cut ties with REPSA is a step in the right direction and a victory for all the activists who have fought for years to bring REPSA’s actions to light.

New Aerial Photos of Our 3 New-Nuclear Construction Debacles Released: MOX, Vogtle, VC Summer
New Aerial Photos of Our 3 New-Nuclear Construction Debacles Released: MOX, Vogtle, VC Summer

No workers or work vehicles can be seen moving on the site though a few cars can be seen parked outside buildings adjacent to the construction site.

Victory against industrial ocean fish farm responsible for massive salmon spill
Victory against industrial ocean fish farm responsible for massive salmon spill

We must stop corporations like Cooke from commercializing our oceans and ravaging the environment.

Conservation and environmental groups challenge illegal Western Arctic lease sales in court
Conservation and environmental groups challenge illegal Western Arctic lease sales in court

As the Trump Administration is taking every action it can to accelerate climate change, we must use the courts to ensure environmental law is protecting our communities and planet.

Corruption scandal at palm oil company linked to environmental destruction and human rights abuses

Several executives with the Guatemalan palm oil company Reforestadora de Palmas AC (REPSA) face charges of corruption in a high-profile tax fraud investigation in Guatemala.

Polluting Pruitt testifies at Senate EPW Committee Hearing

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt is scheduled to appear today before the Senate Environment and Public Works committee.

State of our union under Trump is an environmental, public health disaster

Trump’s words at the State of the Union don’t matter, what matters are his actions.

Montreal Round of NAFTA Negotiations Threatens Health, Family Farms and the Environment
Montreal Round of NAFTA Negotiations Threatens Health, Family Farms and the Environment

The decision to continue talking on NAFTA is bad news for our environment. While trade ministers make secret deals, we can be assured what they see as progress will no doubt put our environment and public health at risk.

NOAA Falls Short on Industrial Ocean Fish Farm Funding
NOAA Falls Short on Industrial Ocean Fish Farm Funding

The National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) decision to fund industrial ocean fish farms without performing environmental reviews is illegal