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    Regenerative Agriculture 101: Everything You Need to Know

    Regenerative Agriculture 101: Everything You Need to Know

    Quick Key Facts In regenerative agriculture, the physical, biological and chemical integrity of the soil is preserved through minimal disturbance. Indigenous cultures maintain and have maintained a regenerative relationship with their natural environments, including the soil, for thousands of years. Regenerative farming helps build healthy soil and increases plant diversity. Through regenerative agricultural practices like […]

    New Yorkers to Vote on First Environmental Bond Act in 26 Years

    New Yorkers to Vote on First Environmental Bond Act in 26 Years

    On the upcoming midterm elections Tuesday, November 8, New Yorkers have a chance to invest in a greener future for their state.  If voters approve Proposition #1, the “Clean Water, Clean Air, and Green Jobs Environmental Bond Act of 2022,” they would authorize New York to sell $4.2 billion worth of state bonds to finance […]

    U.S. Senators Call for Better Protections Against Lead in Tap Water

    U.S. Senators Call for Better Protections Against Lead in Tap Water

    Amid National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week, 15 U.S. Senators are appealing to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for increased measures that will protect people from lead in tap water.  The senators, led by U.S. Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL) and U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), are asking for a lower threshold of lead […]

    EPA Launches Civil Rights Investigation Into Jackson, Mississippi, Water Crisis

    EPA Launches Civil Rights Investigation Into Jackson, Mississippi, Water Crisis

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is launching a civil rights investigation into whether or not the state of Mississippi discriminated against its capital city of Jackson by failing to fix its outdated water infrastructure.  The city of Jackson, which is more than 80 percent Black, suffered a water crisis this August after flooding led […]

    Benzene Leaking From 99% of Gas Stoves in California Homes, Study Finds

    Benzene Leaking From 99% of Gas Stoves in California Homes, Study Finds

    In a study of 159 homes all around California, researchers found that gas stoves are leaking harmful gases, like benzene, which was found in 99% of samples. The leaks are happening even when appliances are turned off, the study found. The authors say more research is necessary to determine how many homes are having these […]