This report, provides a scientific overview of the concerns with genetically engineered food animal experiments that are underway, and reveals the risks to human health, the environment and animal welfare.
The Atlantic Coast Pipeline faces some of the stiffest community and environmental opposition in the country today, comparable to that faced by TransCanada’s ill-fated Keystone XL project. Seventeen months since certification by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, construction has barely progressed.
The Brattle Report concludes that if MLGW and the City of Memphis were to exercise a clause in their contract with the TVA that allows the utility to terminate its contract in five years, the city could develop an alternative energy supply that could generate cost savings of $240-$333 million per year compared to costs incurred by Memphis under the current TVA plan.
In this peer-reviewed study, we compared pesticide levels in the bodies of four American families for six days on a non-organic diet and six days on a completely organic diet. We found that an organic diet rapidly and dramatically reduced exposure to pesticides in just one week.
Friends of the Earth and our allies across the country conducted this testing to discover if pesticide residues are present in foods commonly eaten by children and families found at the top four food retailers in the United States: Walmart, Kroger, Costco and Albertsons/Safeway.
This study indicates that using shore power at the Port of Savannah would result in significant financial and fuel savings as well as emission reductions particularly for NOx, BC, CH4, and VOC. Anticipated emissions reductions and financial savings were calculated as described above and can be found in Tables 4 and 5.