EPA accidentally unleashed 3 million gallons of contaminated wastewater from an abandoned Colorado gold mine. The spill released heavy metals such as arsenic, cadmium, lead and mercury into a tributary of the Animas River, turning the river sickly yellow and raising concerns about long-term environmental damage. The costs of the damage are unknown.
The spill affects rivers that supply water for drinking, recreation and irrigation in Colorado, New Mexico and Utah as well as the Navajo Nation.
Based on video, EPA may deliver polluted water to Navajo tribal area for human and animal stock consumption. If you have new information, please post! NO SPAM PLEASE.
The US House of Representatives has passed the industry-backed voluntary GMO labeling bill – The Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act 2015 – by 275 votes to 150, and rejected all four amendments it was asked to consider.
H.R. 1599 – which anti-GMO activists have dubbed the DARK Act (‘Denying Americans the Right-to-Know’) – would pre-empt state laws that mandate GMO labeling (such as Act 120 in Vermont) and set up a federal voluntary ‘non-GMO’ labeling system run by the USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service.
Under the proposed federal legislation, which was introduced by Mike Pompeo (R-KS), firms would also be allowed to make ‘natural’ claims on foods made with ingredients from genetically engineered (GE) crops – which supporters hope will stop civil litigation over this issue from clogging up the court system. More
We are no longer living in the natural world. Our weather was being manipulated for a long time. Dane Wigington talks about how hot surfaces are that are exposed to the sun, and how intense the sun feels, and that people have convinced themselves that it is all normal. However, you can see many plants (maybe in your yard), that look like a blow torch has been taken to them. Part of what has happened is that the chemical spraying of our skies (geoengineering), has destroyed the ozone in the Northern hemisphere. California drought and dead fishes on the shore all over the globe are the byproduct of GeoEngineering. The following videos give you in detail based on the scientific research.
Thirsty trees need our attention, and I’m not talking about the fire danger and the stressed thirsty trees being attacked by bark beetles. I’m talking about something even more serious. We are on the verge of having our forests replaced with GMO trees etc. It certainly will take land grab to next level.
Some may feel that a ‘biomass’ plant is not a sustainable method of producing energy. Will GMO forests be an answer to our dying trees? Steve Eubanks and our politicians think so, he got his federal grant to move forward on building a plant in Nevada County.
*Major Sierra Forest Acquisition Aimed to Reduce Megafires, Increase Water Supplies
*Scientists Will Test Crucial Forest Restoration Techniques to Restore the Health of Our Forests for Wildlife and People
The Nature Conservancy, American River Conservancy and Northern Sierra Partnership today announced the acquisition of 10,115 acres of forest in the fire-endangered Sierra Nevada Mountains.
GMO Bedfellows: Monsanto And The Nature Conservancy
The Nature Conservancy (TNC) calls itself “the leading conservation organization working around the world to protect ecologically important lands and waters for nature and people.” According to its website, TNC “addresses the most pressing conservation threats at the largest scale.”
TNC is run and funded by some of the world’s worst polluters and destroyers of the earth’s soil, air, water and food system—and that one of those companies is Monsanto.
“All the vaccines are contaminated, every last one of them” ~ “BEFORE IT’S NEWS”
People are paying to have their bodies contaminated by contaminated vaccines. In taking vaccines, they are trading the minimal risk of even contracting common diseases and which themselves are rarely dangerous and can be treated if contracted – for the absolute certainty of loading their bodies with:
1. Cancer and other infectious viruses
2. A destructive bacteria
3. A fertility impairing chemical
They are doing this because they are being terrorized by their own government with false information on the risks of various diseases and denied critical information on the scientific risk of the vaccines.
Is it truth? Watch video below, Dr. Tent’s April 2012 lecture presented at Diverse Health Services. His presentation explained clearly about the myth of vaccine. If you want to know more, there are many vaccine articles you can find on the internet.
Yet, amidst California’s growing thirst, bottled water companies still seem to be pumping and packaging water from the San Bernardino National Forest … in California. How is it that a state so drought stricken can afford to pass water supplies to bottled water distributors? Simply put, they can’t (and possibly didn’t even know it was happening).
A recent investigation in the Desert Sun found that Nestlé Waters North America has been pumping water from this pristine streams of this national forest with little to no oversight by the U.S. Forestry Services. While Nestlé has held the rights to extract water from this national park for years, their official permit to transport water from the stream to their bottling plant expired in 1988. Between 1988 and now, tens of millions of gallons of water have been drawn from this stream annually and sold under the Arrowhead 100 percent Mountain Spring Water label. Although Nestlé asserts that they do monitor water levels and the impact on local wildlife, it seems more than a little irresponsible to leave this task up to the company that profits from exploiting this natural resource.
Nov 19, 2014
Corporations are Stealing Public Surface Water when the abundance of Earths internal natural Primary Water could supply the places they claim there is a water shortage. False Manufactured Shortage is what we are talking about when they say we are short of water. There is no shortage of water. Primary Water is made by the natural processes of the Earth and is available most places on Earth deep in some place and shallow in others. There is no shortage. The only shortage is the supply of imagination and information.
You can help restore electricity to SSM! and the Harts! Please call and e-mail PSREC and local elected officials on the PSREC page, which also contains links to a timeline of events and full SSM! coverage of the dispute.
Aspartame’s presence in the world’s food supply has been the subject of great protest and controversy since the mid-1980′s when then CEO if Searle, Donald Rumsfeld, pushed for it’s approval to be sold on the market. As you may or may not remember, Mr. Rumsfeld went on to become George W. Bush’s Secretary of Defense. But aside from Aspartame’s availability on the market proving, once again, the ease in which someone could take advantage of the Crony-Capitalist door that links Government and corporations, Aspartame has been consistently proven to harm whoever, or whatever, consumes it.
Aspartame is an artificial, non-saccharide sweetener used as a sugar substitute in many foods and beverages. In the European Union, it is codified as E951, and is most popularly sold under the NutraSweet and Equal brand names.
The possible association between specific artificial sweeteners and cancer?
Studies in laboratory rats during the early 1970s linked saccharin with the development of bladder cancer. For this reason, Congress mandated that further studies of saccharin be performed and required that all food containing saccharin bear the following warning label: “Use of this product may be hazardous to your health. This product contains saccharin, which has been determined to cause cancer in laboratory animals.”
The FDA’s own toxicologist, Dr. Adrian Gross told Congress that without a shadow of a doubt, aspartame can cause brain tumors and brain cancer and that it violated the Delaney Amendment, which forbids putting anything in food that is known to cause cancer.
According to the top doctors and researchers on this issue, aspartame causes headache, memory loss, seizures, vision loss, coma and cancer. It worsens or mimics the symptoms of such diseases and conditions as fibromyalgia, MS, lupus, ADD, diabetes, Alzheimer’s, chronic fatigue and depression.
“In 2005, the European Ramazzini Foundation published new findings of a long-term feeding study on aspartame conducted in rats. Scientists from ERF concluded from their study that aspartame causes cancer and the current uses and consumption of the sweetener should be re-evaluated.”And what do you know? The EFSA and the FDA both found that the ERF’s conclusion was not supported by the data they collected, and that there was no need to “further review earlier scientific opinion on the safety of aspartame or to revise the Acceptable Daily Intake.”
Local growers are discovering that proposed FDA regulations would curtail many common techniques, such as using house-made fertilizers and irrigating from creeks.
Jim Crawford, left, of New Morning Farm, says new food safety regulations would be an added expense that would hurt growers operating on the margins. (Evan Halper, Los Angeles Times / February 12, 2014)
By Evan Halper
February 22, 2014, 11:00 a.m.
HUSTONTOWN, Pa. — Jim Crawford was rushing to load crates of freshly picked organic tomatoes onto trucks heading for an urban farmers market when he noticed the federal agent.
A tense conversation followed as the visitor to his farm — an inspector from the Food and Drug Administration — warned him that some organic-growing techniques he had honed over four decades could soon be outlawed.
“This is my badge. These are the fines. This is what is hanging over your head, and we want you to know that,” Crawford says the official told him.
Crawford’s popular farm may seem a curious place for the FDA to move ahead with a long-planned federal assault on deadly food poisoning. To Crawford’s knowledge, none of the kohlrabi, fennel, sugar snap peas or other crops from hisNew Morning Farm have ever sickened anyone. But he is not the only organic grower to suddenly discover federal inspectors on his land.
When Monsanto (NYSE: MON) acquired The Climate Corporation on November 1, it effectively took control of all of the variables that farmers cannot control on their own. The goal of the acquisition is to provide farmers with more information and tools regarding the climate, and is in-line with Monsanto’s goals of improving agricultural productivity.
Monsanto understands basic biology
Elementary school biology taught us that to grow a plant, one needs a seed, sunlight, and water. Monsanto, DuPont (NYSE: DD) and Syngenta (NYSE: SYT) all provide the one major purchased component that all crop farmers need: seeds with which to grow their crops. Beyond the planting, there is plenty of discrepancy on the other inputs from pesticides to fertilizers, but the seed is the one absolute investment requirement for crop farmers. More…
For those not familiar with the case, a little more than one year ago, Justina’s parents lost custody after disagreeing with a Boston Children’s Hospital diagnosis that their daughter had somatoform disorder, a psychiatric condition. They believed she had mitochondrial disease, a condition she had been receiving treatment for by doctors at Tufts Medical Center.
The parents were accused of “over-medicalizing” their daughter, and are now restricted to 20-minute, monitored phone calls and weekly visits with their child at a DCF facility.
But while Justina’s condition would have presumably improved once she was removed from the care of her “over-medicalizing” parents, Lou Pelletier, the girl’s father, said her condition is rapidly worsening.
WE were being lied about the amount of radiation, INCLUDING turning off the detectors the government has straitened all around America. Because no one will be holding accountable to those misleading statements, the spins continue.
TEPCO admits deliberately using radiation detectors that give deceptively low readings; radiation leaks far worse than reported
by Mike Adams, the Health Ranger, NaturalNews Editor
(NaturalNews) At the Fukushima-Daiichi nuclear power plant, radiation isn’t the only thing leaking out. Each week, it seems there’s another small leak of the truth that has been deliberately hidden from the public. Yesterday, TEPCO finally admitted it has been downplaying the ongoing radiation release levels by a factor of almost twenty.
But the real story here is exactly how TEPCO arrived at the deceptively small numbers it has been reporting since the 2011 accident. It turns out (see below) that TEPCO has been deliberately using radiation detectors that “max out” at relatively low levels (i.e. they don’t go higher than 100 mSv). When those detectors are pegged at their max readings, instead of switching to a more capable instrument with a larger detection range, they simply report the maximum detection limit of the smaller detector as the “real” exposure number.
Huh? Yeah. Seriously.
Here’s how we discovered this:
Radiation leak 18 times higher than previously disclosed
According to a TEPCO press release covered in Bloomberg Japan, “TEPCO announced high-dose radiation of hourly 1800 mSv from the tank periphery has been observed.”
This is highly radioactive water leaking from the now-famous “storage tanks” that were never designed to be long-term storage tanks in the first place. Previously, TEPCO told the public these tanks were only leaking 100 mSv per hour, downplaying the actual radiation leak level by almost 95%.
That same story goes on to say:
Ito Tetsuo Professor of Kinki University (radiation biology) said, regarding the level of hourly 1800 mSv, “There is only a thing called death if you stay exposed to this for four hours. One hundred percent of persons will die within 30 days.”
The BBC is also covering this story, just in case you want to see this in English. On the BBC’s page, it says:
Radiation levels around Japan’s Fukushima nuclear plant are 18 times higher than previously thought, Japanese authorities have warned.
It now says readings taken near the leaking tank on Saturday showed radiation was high enough to prove lethal within four hours of exposure.
The new reading will have direct implications for radiation doses received by workers who spent several days trying to stop the leak last week, the BBC’s Rupert Wingfield-Hayes reports from Tokyo.
And that’s the understatement of the year. “Direct implications” means the clean-up workers are already dead.
3. Southern CA ‘Opt Out’ Under Attack- Take Action!
4. Smart Meter Fire Death in California: Tragic Details Emerge
5. New Health Policy Paper: “No Substitute for Roll Back”
6. Volunteer or Donate! Support Stop Smart Meters!
1. TAKE BACK YOUR POWER FILM RELEASE SEPT. 5
The much anticipated documentary from Canadian filmmaker Josh del Sol will debut online and on DVD in less than a week! The buzz is palpable, with a featured story in USA Today making the industry nervous (and awkwardlysilent). This is a huge, key opportunity to get the anti-smart grid message out to the mainstream. Can we rely on mainstream media distribution channels to get the word out? Of course not. Thus the filmmakers have decided to use a grassroots, decentralized method to distribute the film, through Yekra. Here’s how you can be a part of this historic release:
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is considering changes to the exposure policy for radiofrequency (RF) radiation in the United States. The agency has requested comments be submitted by September 3, 2013. It is possible that they may raise these already sky high limits, to suit industry’s greed. That is why it is so crucial to take action, even if you have recently commented to the FCC. More info and links to take action here (do it now!):
3. SOUTHERN CA ‘OPT OUT’ UNDER ATTACK- TAKE ACTION!
SCE and SDG&E have filed extremely confusing and misleading ‘advice letters’ for approval at the Sept. 5th San Francisco CPUC Meeting, regarding their smart meter ‘opt out’ program. See here and here. Intentionally confusing customers with no less than sixteen different names for different meters, it is not at all clear even what they are trying to say. These advice letters would apparently sidestep the existing opt out proceeding and authorize refusal of analog meters to customers requesting an opt out and set in stone extortionate fees for having a “radio off” smart meter. Peevey and his pals at SCE appear to be trying to weasel out of an opt out for millions of So Cal Residents. Time to reign them in. If you live in CA, and have had enough of this underhanded Bulls*** from the CPUC, contact your state legislator and demand they introduce legislation providing at the least a no cost analog opt out for every CA resident, and investigations leading to a possible safety recall of this equipment. Find your state legislator here: http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/yourleg.html
4. SM FIRE DEATH IN CA: TRAGIC DETAILS EMERGE
Details have come to light of a man killed by a Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) Smart Meter that caught fire in Vacaville, CA on July 9th, 2010. Larry Nikkel of 230 Arbor St. died from a suspicious electrical fire that consumed his home the day after Wellington Energy, contractors for PG&E, installed a Landis & Gyr “smart” electric meter. A wrongful death suit lawsuit filed by the family against the utility, subcontractor, and meter manufacturer has now been settled for an undisclosed sum.The circumstances surrounding Mr. Nikkel’s death add a grave and tragic chapter to the growing human cost of the ‘smart grid.’ Full article: http://stopsmartmeters.org/2013/06/21/when-smart-meters-kill-the-story-of-larry-nikkel-details-emerge-of-vacaville-ca-smart-meter-fire-death/
5. DR. RONALD POWELL: “NO SUBSTITUTE FOR ROLLBACK”
This is an important document to read and to bring to policy makers.
Dr. Powell’s Biological Effects Chart was produced from a review of the medical research literature on the biological effects of electromagnetic fields (BioInitiative.org). He concludes the following five points:
1. The current FCC Maximum Permitted Exposure (MPE) limits are so high that they provide no protection for the public from the biological effects found in any of the 67 studies.
2. New biologically based RF exposure limits proposed in the BioInitiative 2012 Report are 1 million times lower than current FCC limits and would protect against the biological effects found in nearly all of the 67 studies.
3. A single Smart Meter on a home can produce RF exposure levels that caused the biological effects found in either most or many of the 67 studies, depending on the distance from the Smart Meter.
4. A single Smart Appliance in the home can produce RF exposure levels that caused the biological effects found in nearly half or fewer of the 67 studies, depending on the distance from the Smart Appliance. Multiple Smart Appliances in a home multiply the total exposure.
5. A single Smart Meter on a nearest neighbor’s home can produce RF exposure levels that caused the biological effects found in many of the 67 studies. A given home may have one to eight nearest neighbors, each with a Smart Meter, multiplying the total exposure in the given home.
“Smart Meters are a community concern, not just an individual concern.”-Ronald Powell, PhD Applied Physics
The section on neighbors meters, and how smart meters are a community concern is especially relevant as policy makers decide how to proceed with solutions. Here’s an excerpt of his paper:
“A Single Smart Meter on a Neighbor’s Home Can Produce RF Power Density Levels Shown to Cause Biological Effects
For some locations in a given home, the distance to a neighbor’s Smart Meter may be less than the distance to the resident’s own Smart Meter. Thus, a neighbor’s Smart Meter may be the principal source of radiation for some locations in the given home. The Biological Effects Chart shows that a single Smart Meter can produce RF power densities found to cause biological effects even at distances greater than 20 meters, and certainly up to 100 meters. And the number of neighbors within that range can be large.
There is no substitute for a roll back of all Smart Meters at the community level, or higher.”
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“You can’t work for a whole year and then give 47 percent of what you made away and still keep that business afloat,” says Laura Horne, the farmer’s wife.
Farmer had been fighting this kind of treatment from the Government for years. When the raisin farmer was unable to pay the due, he was punished with massive fines and was demanded payments for the raisins which he didn’t surrender. The demands from the Fed would result in either the farmer has to sell the farm, or to be taken the farm away by the Fed.
Unapproved genetically-modified rice trials in U.S. have contaminated the world’s rice supply
GM rice had not been exposed and reported to the public. The field trial was found to be contaminated. Many countries took action on imposing ban of US rice or on imposing a strict certification and testing on all rice import.
During 2006 and 2007 traces of three varieties of unapproved GM rice owned by Bayer CropScience were found in US rice exports in over 30 countries worldwide. At the time of discovery only one of the contaminating varieties (LLRICE62) had approval for cultivation in the US, the other two varieties (LLRICE601 and LLRICE604) had not. None of the contaminating varieties had approval for cultivation or consumption anywhere else in the world.
No GM rice has ever been grown commercially in the US and the source of the contamination is believed to be field trials of herbicide tolerant rice conducted between the mid-1990s and early-2000s by Bayer CropScience (or its precursor companies Aventis CropScience and AgrEvo). Bayer abandoned these trials in 2002. Despite two of their rice varieties, (LLRICE06 and LLRICE62) receiving deregulated status in 2002, none of Bayer’s GM rice varieties have ever been placed on the market US. The USDA official report into the incident identified the field trials as the source of contamination but was unable to decide whether gene flow (cross pollination) or mechanical mixing was the mechanism responsible for the contamination.
Chemtrails are happening globally, the sky is being polluted with toxic chemical. Our bees and our birds consequently are dying en masse. Chemtrails are no longer considered a conspiracy. All you have to do is looking up at the sky, and find out for yourself.
Global march event will be on Aug 25,2013. California join effort with other groups. You can go to the link and sign up.
The little town of Apple River in northeast Jo Daviess County, Illinois is the hometown of a bee keeper – Terrence Ingram, who was researching Roundup’s effects on bees, which he’s raised for 58 years. When he was absence, Illinois Department of Agriculture unlawful seized his property without a warrant.
To determine whether or not Ingram had American Foulbrood in his hives, Illinois Department of Agriculture removed his bees and hives from his property. The worst part of all, his queens died after Inspector Kivikko and Balson “inspected” his property.