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Republicans in U.S. House Vote for a Ban on Bans of Pesticides

Back in 2015, Montgomery County, Maryland, became one of a growing number of local governments across the country to restrict the use of pesticides in lawn care. The weed killer RoundUp and other pesticides have been linked to health risks in humans and sharp declines in populations of Monarch butterflies, bees, and other pollinators around […]

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Radioactive water cover-up in Florida: Officials didn’t warn the public for a month

Most people who don’t live in Florida are not aware that the state is kind of famous (or infamous, depending on your point of view) for sinkholes; in fact, they’re fairly common. And, as reported by Daisy Luther, you may have recently heard some scuttlebutt about a new sinkhole in the state. But there is more […]

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Crop-devastating ‘whitefly’ found in US for first time, could devastate national food supply

The consequences of commercial agriculture continue to be revealed as the overuse of crop chemicals breeds insects and weeds resistant to modern day pesticides and herbicides. As the well-known quote made famous by the movieJurassic Park goes, “Nature always finds a way.” This has proven true in more ways than one; however, one the most […]

Florida Court Rules “Off Grid” Living Illegal

Florida Court Rules “Off Grid” Living Illegal

Robin Speronis had been living in an off-grid home for many years without incident, until she was interviewed by a local FOX affiliate in November of 2013. Shortly thereafter, the city of Cape Coral tagged a “notice to vacate” on her property, due to multiple code violations, all of which stem from the fact that […]

Millions of GMO Insects Set for Release in Florida Keys

Millions of GMO Insects Set for Release in Florida Keys

Millions of GMO Insects Set for Release in Florida Keys – Cross-bred with the herpes simplex virus and E. coli bacteria. As war wages over the genetic modification of the food supply, mega biotech companies have already begun launching campaigns to release millions of GMO insects in the Florida Keys region that have been cross-bred […]

Florida City Mandates Non-GMO Vending Machines

Florida City Mandates Non-GMO Vending Machines

The Mayor of Hollywood, Florida is every working person’s hero for mandating that all city-owned vending machines offer non-GMO, healthier snack choices. This decision made by Mayor Peter Bober will positively affect all 45 city vending machines and thousands of people who work in government offices every day. As most of us are aware, grabbing […]

Miami Area Nuclear Plant In Partial Shutdown After Steam Leak

Miami Area Nuclear Plant In Partial Shutdown After Steam Leak

Perhaps the most dangerous nuclear reactor in the U.S. is in partial shutdown following the discovery of a steam leak.   South Florida’s ailing Turkey Point nuclear power station is in the news again, with Unit 4, one of its two reactors, taken offline Sunday due to a steam leak, according to a Dec. 1st […]

Military to train in Broward County, FL this week

Military to train in Broward County, FL this week

South Florida is not under attack, according to the Broward Sheriff’s Office. The U.S. Department of Defense will be conducting routine training March 24-27 in Broward County, officials said. A low-flying aircraft was heard in downtown Fort Lauderdale around 8 p.m. Monday. The training will take place at locations throughout the county. The sites have […]

Harrassed! Florida police jail innocent man 56 times for trespassing at his place of employment during work hours

Harrassed! Florida police jail innocent man 56 times for trespassing at his place of employment during work hours

Racial profiling is still very much present in the United States, as Earl Sampson can attest. The 28-year-old Miami Gardens resident has been stopped by police 258 times in four years, subjected to unwarranted search more than 100 times, and jailed 56 times – all for going to work. Sampson is now fighting back, and has […]

Florida farm workers say pesticides gave them cancer

Florida farm workers say pesticides gave them cancer

A growing number of migrant farm workers, particularly in the state of Florida, are coming down with horrible diseases like cancer that they say are a result of chronic exposure to plant pesticides and herbicides. According to a recent investigative report by Fox News Latino, many conventional produce farms and nurseries in Florida appear to be […]