The USDA peddles the farm of the future.
When Bill Myers and other residents of Point Arena, California, heard last winter that the US Department of Agriculture was planning to send irradiated meat to school lunchrooms, there was a bit of a panic.
The most heated controversies over genetic engineering in this country have centered on millions of acres of genetically altered corn and soybeans across the Midwest.
Anti-sprawl groups and the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union have teamed up to fight Wal-Mart’s plans to build 40 “Supercenters” in California over the next four years, saying such stores block union organizing, worsen air pollution, and destroy habitat loss on the urban fringe.
World Water SA president Ric Davidge has withdrawn his company’s application to haul water from the Gualala and Albion rivers in polyfiber bags for sale to San Diego.