Plastic-Free with Beth Terry, This Thursday, 6/28/12

Plastic-Free with Beth Terry, This Thursday, 6/28/12
In the final event of our Zero Waste series, this Thursday evening local author Beth Terry will discuss her new book, Plastic-Free: How I Kicked the Plastic Habit and How You Can Too. After learning about the impacts of plastic on the environment and human health, Terry began an experiment to eliminate as much… Read more »

Nitrates in Groundwater Pose Health Risk to Rural Farming Communities

Nitrates in Groundwater Pose Health Risk to Rural Farming Communities
From California Watch, a newly published UC Davis study on nitrate pollution in groundwater draws some grim conclusions. The study examined the sources, impact, costs and potential solutions in five California counties, representing the biggest agricultural producers in the state, and found 10% of the 2.6 million residents of those counties might be drinking nitrate-contaminated… Read more »