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New Baumgardner complaint alleges hostile work environment
New Baumgardner complaint alleges hostile work environmentA third formal complaint has been filed against Sen. Randy Baumgardner, one that doesn't allege sexual harassment but creating a hostile work environment. The same consortium of public radio stations that was the first to report the numerous harassment ...read more
Source: GJSentinel
Published on Fri, 23 Feb 2018 22:09:00 GMT
5 simple things you can do for the environment and your health
5 simple things you can do for the environment and your healthWith climate change predictions coming from scientists on a regular basis, many people are increasingly concerned about their personal impact on the environment. At the same time, who isn't concerned about their health and well-being? While it's a no ...read more
Source: myajc
Published on Fri, 23 Feb 2018 11:50:00 GMT
Local and global efforts keep climate change fight alive
Local and global efforts keep climate change fight aliveBut despite warming temperatures, extreme weather events and political inaction, there is hope on the horizon, according to Jennifer Haverkamp, who served as the Obama administration’s ambassador and special representative for environment and water ...read more
Source: Cornell Chronicle
Published on Fri, 23 Feb 2018 14:23:00 GMT
California’s attorney general puts polluters on notice with new environmental justice unit
California’s attorney general puts polluters on notice with new environmental justice unitCalifornia is working hard to pick up the slack created by the Trump administration’s ongoing campaign to curtail enforcement of environmental laws across the nation. Many states don’t have the financial means or the political will to fill the gap left ...read more
Source: ThinkProgress
Published on Fri, 23 Feb 2018 11:42:00 GMT
Lecturer discusses businesses roles and the future of our environment
Lecturer discusses businesses roles and the future of our environmentDave Collins stood in front of University of Iowa students not as a lecturer but as an investor in our environment’s future. Collins, who has been a UI business lecturer for 20 years, teaches courses in the Tippie College of Business in marketing and ...read more
Source: The Daily Iowan
Published on Fri, 23 Feb 2018 15:36:00 GMT
Saugus DPW head receives an environmental award
Saugus DPW head receives an environmental awardSAUGUS — The head of the town’s Department of Public Works was one of three recipients of the Quarter Century Operators’ Club Award for 2017. Brendan O’Regan, director of the Department of Public Works, was recognized for his long-term service and ...read more
Source: The Daily Item
Published on Fri, 23 Feb 2018 16:57:00 GMT
Hebrew Academy students learn to help the environment
Hebrew Academy students learn to help the environmentStudents at the Hebrew Academy (RASG) in Miami Beach recently participated in a hands-on environmental program that included celebrating the local trees in the community, getting outside and cleaning up the beach and planting trees on school grounds.read more
Source: Sun-Sentinel
Published on Fri, 23 Feb 2018 12:46:00 GMT
America’s moral obligation to the environment
America’s moral obligation to the environmentThe views expressed by contributors are their own and not the view of The Hill President Barack Obama Barack Hussein Obama Overnight Energy: Dems ask Pruitt to justify first-class travel | Obama EPA chief says reg rollback won't stand | Ex-adviser expects ...read more
Source: The Hill
Published on Fri, 23 Feb 2018 12:36:00 GMT
Sun World CSR report shows commitment to farmworkers, environment
Sun World CSR report shows commitment to farmworkers, environmentFrom water recharge basin projects to bee-friendly cover crops to farmworker education, California-based table grape company Sun World has highlighted a range of noteworthy initiatives in its first ever corporate responsibility (CSR) report. The report ...read more
Source: Fresh Fruit Portal
Published on Fri, 23 Feb 2018 22:06:00 GMT
The Panhandle Drought, Fueled Partly by Climate Change, Foretells Other Environmental Risks
The Panhandle Drought, Fueled Partly by Climate Change, Foretells Other Environmental RisksOn day No. 126, the streak finally ended. From October 13 to February 16, Amarillo didn’t see a single drop of measurable rainfall — a record rainless streak that has plunged much of the Panhandle into a dangerous drought. The dry spell, which ...read more
Source: The Texas Observer
Published on Fri, 23 Feb 2018 13:55:00 GMT