In the News
Child labor groups upset farm rules being dropped
(Apr 27, 2012) Child labor groups say they are stunned and disappointed the Obama administration is backing off a plan to keep children from working in hazardous jobs on farms.
Chicago gets 5 new farmers markets
(Apr 27, 2012) Five Chicago neighborhoods will get new farmers markets starting this summer.
Sierra Club blocks Md. natural gas export terminal
(Apr 27, 2012) The Sierra Club says it will block an energy company's plan to export liquefied natural gas from the booming Marcellus Shale formation.
Brazil's Congress approves changes to enviro law
(Apr 27, 2012) Brazil's lower house of Congress on Wednesday approved a bill that weakens the nation's benchmark environmental law protecting the Amazon and other areas, a move that some fear will lead to a spike in deforestation.
New Iowa group hopes to reverse decline in hunting
(Apr 27, 2012) Outdoor enthusiasts and business groups on Wednesday announced the formation of a new organization to promote hunting in Iowa, hoping to reverse years of declining interest in the activity.