Small Victory: Organic Farm Allowed to Sue for Wafting Pesticide Contamination

August 5, 2011 by  
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Image: benketaro via flickr Does anyone remember the case of Percy Schmeiser, a Canadian farmer who was sued by Monsanto after the company’s Roundup Ready canola had drifted onto his farm without him knowing about or wanting it? A new case in Minnesota could be just the opposite scenario: Oluf and Debra Johnson say that pesticides from surrounding conventional farms have been wafting onto their 1500-acre organic farm—damaging their crop and impacting their profits. A court has now ruled that the Johnsons can sue to recover their lo… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Local Investing to Harness Hydropower Attracts National Attention

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Image credit: Whitby Esk Energy From community-owned wind farms overcoming NIMBYism to local residents installing solar panels on a nearby brewery roof , people power is on the rise. And with energy costs rising, and traditional investments looking ever shakier, it’s little wonder that communities are banding together to find places to put their money that both protect the envir… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Agenda 21: The United Nations Threat To Control Our Lightbulbs, Our Lifestyles and Our Lives

August 5, 2011 by  
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I disagreed with TreeHugger Brian the other day , about what is driving the Tea Party madness in Washington. He said money; I said ideology. Here’s why. In my spare time, I am active in the Heritage Preservation movement; I think old buildings and communities are more than relics from the past, they are templates for the future. For the last year I have been trying to determine the cause of a remarkable rise in the belief that property rights are sacrosanct, even in… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Double Impact: Why Should You Make the Effort to Donate Your Clothes?

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Earlier in the week, we asked you to help us choose the next Double Impact challenge by voting on your favorite way to green your wardrobe. Clothing is a big consumer item and makes a big environmental footprint. So, it’s important to take measures to keep the environment in mind!. The majority chose that donating old clothing is the best way to keep yourself eco-fashionable. Here’s why:… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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