USDA Urges Safety in Turkey Deep Frying

November 12, 2017

Don’t Make Turkey Frying a Disastrous Situation By Archie Magoulas, USDA/FSIS Technical Information Specialist Thanksgiving Day is full of family get-togethers, giving thanks, lots of food and some turkey deep frying horror stories. From homes burning […]

Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Danger

November 9, 2017

On Thursday, November 9, 2017, environmental groups responded to new legislation aimed at drilling the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. The legislation was proposed by a US Senator Wednesday night. The groups’ statements follow. More information on the […]

Wisconsin Tribe Takes Action to Protect River

November 7, 2017

Lawsuit Aims to Ensure Clean Water Act Protections for Regionally and Nationally Important Waters On November 6, 2017, the Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin (“Tribe”), represented by Earthjustice, gave legal notice of intent to pursue […]

NASA TV to Broadcast Hispanic Heritage Event 

October 10, 2017

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at the James Webb Auditorium in the agency’s headquarters in Washington DC on Thursday, October 12, 2017, with a discussion of the contributions of Hispanics to […]

Fire Prevention: Plan 2 Ways Out

October 10, 2017

Would you know what to do if there was a fire in your home? It’s something no one really wants to think about, but the reality is having a well thought out plan can save […]

Urban Art Is Changing Downtown Streetscapes

September 29, 2017

By Kay Whatley, Editor Adding art to cityscapes not only allows people to enjoy seeing unique art pieces on their daily travels, it provides an opportunity for artists to share their talents and make an […]

NASA Damage Map Aids Puerto Rico Hurricane Response

September 28, 2017

By Alan Buis, Jet Propulsion Laboratory A NASA-produced map showing areas of eastern Puerto Rico that were likely damaged by Hurricane Maria has been provided to responding agencies, including the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The […]

Civil Liberties Groups Release First Report on Ag-Gag Laws

September 7, 2017

By Jen Nessel, On September 6, 2017, the Center for Constitutional Rights and Defending Rights & Dissent released a comprehensive report on state ag-gag laws, which prohibit whistleblowing and undercover investigations in animal agriculture. […]

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