The tragic events of the devastation at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear reactors in Japan have triggered a long-overdue international conversation about moving away from energy policies that are based on 1950s technologies, destroying our environment and strangling our economies.
If you’re thinking about placing a two-buck bet on Sunday’s Kentucky Derby, keep in mind that your wager is supporting an industry that kills and discards tens of thousands of horses every year.
New Jersey farmers transitioning to organic systems as well as established organic producers now have an opportunity to apply for Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) Organic Initiative funding to assist their organic efforts.
I am an evangelical Christian missionary from a conservative church who can trace my awakening to global climate change to the “lifting of a blanket.” I know that phrase is often used metaphorically. Political posturing and skepticism has long been used like a blanket to smother any sort of serious response to climate change.
The Warrior River borders the University of Alabama campus, separating old Tuscaloosa from up-scale housing developments to the north. Tuscaloosans know a “north of the river” address connotes six-figure incomes.
War is not about territories. War is not about oil. War is not even about winners and losers. In the end, all that can really be said is that war is about killing. It is about the taking of human life.
As spring begins to blossom it seems fitting to take a moment to reflect on the remarkable impact our nation’s teachers continually have on the growth and development of our society.
In spite of great strides in cleaning up our waters, stormwater runoff still washes chemicals, oil and litter from streets, roofs and lawns into streams, rivers, bays and oceans.
It’s been some time since I’ve had the opportunity to enjoy participation in expressing my thoughts in regards to particular situations on events since the demise of the Elizabeth Reporter. I do know many people have missed the paper, as I had been told so any number of times.
Most New Jerseyans in this state we’re in probably think that the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) protects the public’s health and safety and the environment. And in many ways it does! But a proposed rule, under the guise of streamlining, would allow the agency to ignore its other rules! Yes, that is as crazy as it sounds.