350 or bust: Mother Puts Body On Line to Prevent “Toxic Trespass” From Fracking

* Dr. Sandra Steingraber is a biologist, a mother, and a cancer survivor. She recently went to jail for 15 days after being sentenced for trespassing on a gas compression rig last month owned by the Inergy gas company, near her home in the Finger Lakes region of New York state.  As a fellow mother, ...

Environmental Law Alert Blog: Premier Clark abandons promise to ban cosmetic pesticides – now promises to regulate

Friday, February 22, 2013 Premier Christie Clark once promised a ban on cosmetic pesticides in BC, but the BC government is now promising laws that require that licensed pesticide applicators be hired for pesticide use for cosmetic purposes, "with some exceptions."  West Coast, the Canadian Cancer Society, the David Suzuki Foundation and a wide coalition ...