We cannot realize the carbon storage and GHG emission reduction benefits on our millions of acres of farmland without scaling up the program to reach a critical mass of producers.
Urge your representative to support $25 in cap and trade funding go towards the Healthy Soils program!
Last minute legislation was just introduced in California that, if passed, will prevent local communities from passing taxes on soda and other sugared beverages.
The beverage industry is pushing for this because the first soda taxes are working so well.
California communities have a proud history of being the first to instate groundbreaking programs. With a growing number of communities across California recognizing the health and economic benefits these taxes provide, the beverage industry is now resorting to backroom deals and underhanded efforts to preserve its profits.
Shouldn't every community have the right to act in the best interest of its people? The soda industry shouldn't be able to override that quintessential right.
Tell your lawmakers to put a community's right to protect the health of its people over the soda industry's profits.
We must protect every community's right to instate local health programs: tell your legislator to oppose SB 872!
The House just voted to approve the so-called “Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act” (H.R. 722), which would weaken a rule passed under the Obama Administration requiring restaurants to disclose calorie information for food and beverages on menus and menu boards.
While Trump’s EPA put corporate profits over public health, Senator Tom Udall of New Mexico (D) has introduced a bill that would outlaw chlorpyrifos. The bill is called the Protect Children, Farmers and Farmworkers from Nerve Agent Pesticides Act of 2017 (S. 1624). Tell your senators to protect our kids and ban this toxic pesticide once and for all!
CFS filed a federal lawsuit against the Trump Administration on August 27th for withholding a required study on the feasibility of electronic disclosure for labeling of GE foods. Now, just 12 days after the suit was filed, the USDA has released the study!