"… Yet the representative from this district is taking a stand with financial interests above the people in his district. He is representing the interests of people who have money and stand to make a lot of money off this practice, even when they know that there’s a very powerful and strong chance that they will be poisoning their neighbors, their community, their land, their water, their air, and their children…"
Activists gather outside Senator Golden’s office in New York to demand a full ban on fracking, and to stop the assault on public health.
Take a stand against fracking by visiting our action page: http://action.foodandwaterwatch.org/p/dia/action/public/?action_KEY=6125
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Private water companies want to profit on people’s suffering due to lack of water. This year’s World Water Forum — sponsored by those water companies — is sparsely attended while the global water justice movement has organized an alternative gathering with over 2,000 registered participants. The real solutions will be found at this alternative event in communities around the world.
America, it’s your responsibility to decide who will emerge victorious from this battle of the bulge. Let’s meet the contestants — the American consumer, the independent farm and the corporate fat cat. Watch now: Food & Water Watch’s The Biggest Farm Bill Loser and find out
Food & Water Watch (http://www.foodandwaterwatch.org) Executive Director Wenonah Hauter challenges the July 13 meeting of the Natural Gas Subcommittee of the Secretary of Energy, Advisory Board Safety on Shale Gas Development on a number of fronts.
Food & Water Watch Executive Director Wenonah Hauter on how broken farm policy leads to deterioration of our rural farms and the need to ban fracking. Get involved in working for clean, safe, affordable food and water: www.foodandwaterwatch.org.
With the Horizon disaster now seemingly contained, some may think that all major threats to the Gulf and Gulf Coast communities are also under control. But BP’s Atlantis is a ticking time bomb.
Along with a protest in front of the hearing building, Food & Water Watch delivered over 5500 petitions to the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling during the commission’s hearing in Washington, D.C.
Test your knowledge of BP and what’s really going on with its deepwater oil platforms. With each fact, Food & Water Watch offers recommendations to better protect our oceans and keep the bodies that monitor these platforms independent of industry influence.
A project of Food & Water Watch, the "Spill the Truth" campaign keeps you informed on the latest news regarding BP and the oil spill.
Join the campaign at http://www.spillthetruth.org.
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You can also learn about our other campaigns at http://www.foodandwaterwatch.org.
Our water infrastructure is crumbling. Across the nation, a $22 billion shortfall in federal funding for water infrastructure projects causes broken pipes to discharge sewage into our drinking water supplies, and forces communities to privatize their water systems. The town of Pierce, CO is one such community grappling with these challenges.