'; } // return array of supporters (Supporter,Link), selected randomly function randomSupporters($limit = false) { $sql = "Select * from ActiveSupporters"; if ($limit) $sql .= " limit $num"; $result = mysql_query($sql); $res = array(); if ($result) { while ($row = mysql_fetch_assoc($result)) { $link = trim($row['Website'] != ''?$row['Website']: ($row['FacebookFollowing']?$row['Facebook']: ($row['TwitterFollowing']?$row['Twitter']: ($row['GooglePlusFollowing']?$row['GooglePlus']: ($row['OtherSocialMedia']?$row['OtherSocialMedia']:false) ) ) ) ); if ($link && strncasecmp($link,'http:',5)) $link = 'http://'.$link; $res[] = array('Supporter'=>$row['GroupName'],'Link'=>$link); } } return $res; } // return Weekly Audience Average function weeklyAudienceAverage() { $sql = "select * from BrochureGeneral where Dname='WeeklyAudienceAverage'"; $result = mysql_query($sql); $row = mysql_fetch_array($result); if ($row) return $row['DValue']; } ?> Public News Service Newscasts https://www.publicnewsservice.org/index.php Public News Service The Public News Service provides reporting on a wide range of social, community, and environmental issues for mainstream and alternative media. Public News Service info@publicnewsservice.org no Groups Slam Rollback of Clean-Water Protections Wed, 12 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-12-12/water/groups-slam-rollback-of-clean-water-protections/a64890-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-12-12/water/groups-slam-rollback-of-clean-water-protections/a64890-1 proposal on Tuesday to remove federal clean-water protections from many smaller streams and wetlands. The Environmental Protection Agency announced a replacement for the Waters of the United States rule that would lift federal protections from water sources that are seasonal and wetlands that are not connected by a stream to a larger body of water. ...(Read More)]]> Energy Policy Environment Rural/Farming Water Rural NV Uninsured Rate Drops as Medicaid Expands Wed, 26 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-09-26/health-issues/rural-nv-uninsured-rate-drops-as-medicaid-expands/a64114-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-09-26/health-issues/rural-nv-uninsured-rate-drops-as-medicaid-expands/a64114-1 new report from Georgetown University and the University of North Carolina. Rural communities and small towns in the U.S. ...(Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Consumer Health Livable Wages/Working Families Poverty Rural/Farming Ethanol, Meant to be Clean Fuel, Hurts the Environment Thu, 02 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-08-02/energy-policy/ethanol-meant-to-be-clean-fuel-hurts-the-environment/a63555-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-08-02/energy-policy/ethanol-meant-to-be-clean-fuel-hurts-the-environment/a63555-1 Environmental Protection Agency shows biofuel has created another set of environmental problems. ...(Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Climate Change/Air Quality Consumer Energy Policy Environment Rural/Farming Groups Challenge Interior's Zinke to Protect Public Lands Fri, 09 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-02-09/public-lands-wilderness/groups-challenge-interiors-zinke-to-protect-public-lands/a61382-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-02-09/public-lands-wilderness/groups-challenge-interiors-zinke-to-protect-public-lands/a61382-1 (Read More)]]> Civic Engagement Energy Policy Environment Public Lands/Wilderness Rural/Farming Minority Populations Spur Rural Nevada Economy Mon, 07 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-08-07/immigrant-issues/minority-populations-spur-rural-nevada-economy/a58873-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-08-07/immigrant-issues/minority-populations-spur-rural-nevada-economy/a58873-1 Analysis from Headwaters Economics found that 99 percent of all non-metro western counties added to their minority population from 1980 to 2015. ...(Read More)]]> Community Issues and Volunteering Family/Father Issues Immigrant Rural/Farming Retail Outlets Respond to Consumer Bee Concerns Mon, 22 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-08-22/endangered-species-and-wildlife/retail-outlets-respond-to-consumer-bee-concerns/a53642-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-08-22/endangered-species-and-wildlife/retail-outlets-respond-to-consumer-bee-concerns/a53642-1 study conducted at garden centers across the U.S. ...(Read More)]]> Animal Welfare Civic Engagement Consumer Endangered Species & Wildlife Environment Hunger/Food/Nutrition Rural/Farming Toxics Conservation Groups Celebrate World Wildlife Day Today Thu, 03 Mar 2016 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-03-03/endangered-species-and-wildlife/conservation-groups-celebrate-world-wildlife-day-today/a50673-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-03-03/endangered-species-and-wildlife/conservation-groups-celebrate-world-wildlife-day-today/a50673-1 (Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Endangered Species & Wildlife Environment Public Lands/Wilderness Rural/Farming Oregon Armed Seizure of Federal Land Has Nevada Roots Thu, 07 Jan 2016 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-01-07/public-lands-wilderness/oregon-armed-seizure-of-federal-land-has-nevada-roots/a49738-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-01-07/public-lands-wilderness/oregon-armed-seizure-of-federal-land-has-nevada-roots/a49738-1 (Read More)]]> Consumer Criminal Justice Environment Public Lands/Wilderness Rural/Farming Spirit of Sage-Grouse Cooperation on Display Wed, 23 Sep 2015 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-09-23/endangered-species-and-wildlife/spirit-of-sage-grouse-cooperation-on-display/a48235-2 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-09-23/endangered-species-and-wildlife/spirit-of-sage-grouse-cooperation-on-display/a48235-2 announced its decision not to list the greater sage-grouse as threatened or endangered. ...(Read More)]]> Rural/Farming Public Lands/Wilderness Environmental Justice Environment Endangered Species & Wildlife Budget Policy & Priorities New Management Plans: Key to Saving NV Sagebrush Country? Wed, 23 Sep 2015 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-09-23/environment/new-management-plans-key-to-saving-nv-sagebrush-country/a48235-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-09-23/environment/new-management-plans-key-to-saving-nv-sagebrush-country/a48235-1 plans on how those public lands will be treated. More than half of all sagebrush lands have been lost, said Ken Rait, public lands director at The Pew Charitable Trusts, so the conservation components in the plans are expected to keep habitat strong for big game and birds, keep them open for hunting and other recreation, and allow for development and grazing. ...(Read More)]]> Rural/Farming Public Lands/Wilderness Environmental Justice Environment Endangered Species & Wildlife Budget Policy & Priorities Nevada Consumers Meet Growers: It's National Farmers Market Week Wed, 05 Aug 2015 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-08-05/sustainable-agriculture/nevada-consumers-meet-growers-its-national-farmers-market-week/a47564-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-08-05/sustainable-agriculture/nevada-consumers-meet-growers-its-national-farmers-market-week/a47564-1 farmers markets in Nevada and around the nation. The U.S. ...(Read More)]]> Sustainable Agriculture Rural/Farming Hunger/Food/Nutrition Consumer Satellite Images Could Help Nevada Farmers Thu, 23 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-07-23/sustainable-agriculture/satellite-images-could-help-nevada-farmers/a47331-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-07-23/sustainable-agriculture/satellite-images-could-help-nevada-farmers/a47331-1 (Read More)]]> Water Sustainable Agriculture Rural/Farming Public Lands/Wilderness Environment Consumer Climate Change/Air Quality Budget Policy & Priorities Are Drought-Ravaged Trees the New Wildfire Fuel? Thu, 11 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-06-11/public-lands-wilderness/are-drought-ravaged-trees-the-new-wildfire-fuel/a46650-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-06-11/public-lands-wilderness/are-drought-ravaged-trees-the-new-wildfire-fuel/a46650-1 Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District, says years of drought has caused many trees to dry out, which could create dangerous conditions during wildfire season. ...(Read More)]]> Rural/Farming Public Lands/Wilderness Environment Climate Change/Air Quality Civic Engagement Budget Policy & Priorities Nevada Rancher: Helping Sage-Grouse Helps Us All Thu, 12 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-03-12/public-lands-wilderness/nevada-rancher-helping-sage-grouse-helps-us-all/a45029-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-03-12/public-lands-wilderness/nevada-rancher-helping-sage-grouse-helps-us-all/a45029-1 (Read More)]]> Rural/Farming Public Lands/Wilderness Environment Endangered Species & Wildlife FCC Vote Today Could Impact Internet in Nevada, Nationwide Thu, 26 Feb 2015 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-02-26/budget-policy-and-priorities/fcc-vote-today-could-impact-internet-in-nevada-nationwide/a44815-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-02-26/budget-policy-and-priorities/fcc-vote-today-could-impact-internet-in-nevada-nationwide/a44815-1 considering rules that could regulate the Internet as a utility. ...(Read More)]]> Social Justice Rural/Farming Livable Wages/Working Families Consumer Budget Policy & Priorities Federal Aid May Be Available to Some Nevada Farmers Tue, 17 Feb 2015 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-02-17/budget-policy-and-priorities/federal-aid-may-be-available-to-some-nevada-farmers/a44563-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-02-17/budget-policy-and-priorities/federal-aid-may-be-available-to-some-nevada-farmers/a44563-1 (Read More)]]> Animal Welfare Budget Policy & Priorities Environment Rural/Farming Water Internet Action Could Expand Broadband in Rural Nevada Thu, 05 Feb 2015 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-02-05/budget-policy-and-priorities/internet-action-could-expand-broadband-in-rural-nevada/a44378-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-02-05/budget-policy-and-priorities/internet-action-could-expand-broadband-in-rural-nevada/a44378-1 regulated under Title II of the Communications Act of 1934. ...(Read More)]]> Social Justice Rural/Farming Media Reform Consumer Budget Policy & Priorities McDonald's Urged to Stop Using Antibiotics in its Food Mon, 26 Jan 2015 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-01-26/budget-policy-and-priorities/mcdonalds-urged-to-stop-using-antibiotics-in-its-food/a44176-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-01-26/budget-policy-and-priorities/mcdonalds-urged-to-stop-using-antibiotics-in-its-food/a44176-1 (Read More)]]> Animal Welfare Consumer Environment Health Rural/Farming Bats Help Nevada, Despite Halloween Notoriety Thu, 30 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2014-10-30/budget-policy-and-priorities/bats-help-nevada-despite-halloween-notoriety/a42539-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2014-10-30/budget-policy-and-priorities/bats-help-nevada-despite-halloween-notoriety/a42539-1 (Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Environment Health Public Lands/Wilderness Rural/Farming Putting Spotlight On Threats to Colorado River, Focus of New Coalition Mon, 27 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2014-10-27/environment/putting-spotlight-on-threats-to-colorado-river-focus-of-new-coalition/a42412-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2014-10-27/environment/putting-spotlight-on-threats-to-colorado-river-focus-of-new-coalition/a42412-1 Colorado River Connected is focused on raising awareness about critical issues affecting the historic river that serves millions of people living in Nevada and several other Western states. Zach Frankel, a spokesman for Colorado River Connected, says the goal is to have more unity in communities stretching from Las Vegas to San Diego, and Salt Lake City to Tucson. ...(Read More)]]> Civic Engagement Climate Change/Air Quality Consumer Endangered Species & Wildlife Environment Health Public Lands/Wilderness Rural/Farming Water Report: Climate Change Means More Ticks, Mosquitoes, Poison Ivy Mon, 25 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2014-08-25/environment/report-climate-change-means-more-ticks-mosquitoes-poison-ivy/a41245-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2014-08-25/environment/report-climate-change-means-more-ticks-mosquitoes-poison-ivy/a41245-1 report that details how climate change is affecting the outdoor experience in Nevada and across the U.S. NWF senior scientist Doug Inkley emphasizes that hunters, anglers, bird-watchers and hikers have long known they have to cover up and watch for stinging and biting insects – and he says the risks are multiplying as seasons arrive earlier and later. ...(Read More)]]> Climate Change/Air Quality Environment Health Public Lands/Wilderness Rural/Farming Nevada's Farmers Markets Continue Growing In Popularity Thu, 07 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2014-08-07/hunger-food-nutrition/nevadas-farmers-markets-continue-growing-in-popularity/a40986-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2014-08-07/hunger-food-nutrition/nevadas-farmers-markets-continue-growing-in-popularity/a40986-1 (Read More)]]> Consumer Hunger/Food/Nutrition Rural/Farming Study Outlines Ways to Get More out of the 'Hardest Working River' Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2014-07-28/environment/study-outlines-ways-to-get-more-out-of-the-hardest-working-river/a40789-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2014-07-28/environment/study-outlines-ways-to-get-more-out-of-the-hardest-working-river/a40789-1 study about how to stretch the water in the Colorado River to meet the needs of Nevadans and others who depend on the river. Matt Rice is director of the Colorado Basin Program with the environmental advocacy group Americans Rivers. ...(Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Consumer Environment Public Lands/Wilderness Rural/Farming Sustainable Agriculture Waste Reduction/Recycling Water UNR Research Links CA Water Use to Land Shifts, Earthquakes Tue, 20 May 2014 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2014-05-20/environment/unr-research-links-ca-water-use-to-land-shifts-earthquakes/a39466-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2014-05-20/environment/unr-research-links-ca-water-use-to-land-shifts-earthquakes/a39466-1 (Read More)]]> Environment Rural/Farming Water ROVER Reaches Out to Veterans in Rural Nevada Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2014-04-22/budget-policy-and-priorities/rover-reaches-out-to-veterans-in-rural-nevada/a38879-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2014-04-22/budget-policy-and-priorities/rover-reaches-out-to-veterans-in-rural-nevada/a38879-1 (Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Health Rural/Farming UNR Hopes to Help NV Farmers Survive Extreme Drought Wed, 12 Mar 2014 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2014-03-12/budget-policy-and-priorities/unr-hopes-to-help-nv-farmers-survive-extreme-drought/a38082-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2014-03-12/budget-policy-and-priorities/unr-hopes-to-help-nv-farmers-survive-extreme-drought/a38082-1 (Read More)]]> Rural/Farming Sustainable Agriculture Water USDA Launches Program to Help NV Farmers Deal With Climate Change Mon, 17 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2014-02-17/environment/usda-launches-program-to-help-nv-farmers-deal-with-climate-change/a37542-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2014-02-17/environment/usda-launches-program-to-help-nv-farmers-deal-with-climate-change/a37542-1 (Read More)]]> Climate Change/Air Quality Environment Rural/Farming Water Wendy’s Demands Progress Reports on Elimination of Pig Crates Fri, 07 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2014-02-07/budget-policy-and-priorities/wendys-demands-progress-reports-on-elimination-of-pig-crates/a37401-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2014-02-07/budget-policy-and-priorities/wendys-demands-progress-reports-on-elimination-of-pig-crates/a37401-1 (Read More)]]> Animal Welfare Budget Policy & Priorities Consumer Rural/Farming Some NV Farmers Eligible For Aid Under Drought Disaster Declaration Tue, 21 Jan 2014 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2014-01-21/budget-policy-and-priorities/some-nv-farmers-eligible-for-aid-under-drought-disaster-declaration/a37001-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2014-01-21/budget-policy-and-priorities/some-nv-farmers-eligible-for-aid-under-drought-disaster-declaration/a37001-1 (Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Consumer Rural/Farming Water Northern NV Food Bank: SNAP Cuts Causing More Hunger Tue, 14 Jan 2014 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2014-01-14/hunger-food-nutrition/northern-nv-food-bank-snap-cuts-causing-more-hunger/a36835-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2014-01-14/hunger-food-nutrition/northern-nv-food-bank-snap-cuts-causing-more-hunger/a36835-1 (Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Children's Hunger/Food/Nutrition Rural/Farming FDA Aims to Reduce Use of Antibiotics in Farm Animals Fri, 27 Dec 2013 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2013-12-27/budget-policy-and-priorities/fda-aims-to-reduce-use-of-antibiotics-in-farm-animals/a36498-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2013-12-27/budget-policy-and-priorities/fda-aims-to-reduce-use-of-antibiotics-in-farm-animals/a36498-1 U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) wants to phase out the use of antibiotics to promote faster growth in farm animals, but some claim the efforts don't go far enough. ...(Read More)]]> Animal Welfare Budget Policy & Priorities Consumer Health Rural/Farming Jewell In NV To Address Future Of Colorado River Thu, 12 Dec 2013 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2013-12-12/environment/jewell-in-nv-to-address-future-of-colorado-river/a36203-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2013-12-12/environment/jewell-in-nv-to-address-future-of-colorado-river/a36203-1 (Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Climate Change/Air Quality Consumer Endangered Species & Wildlife Environment Public Lands/Wilderness Rural/Farming NV Farmers: We'd Be Thankful with a New Farm Bill Fri, 29 Nov 2013 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2013-11-29/budget-policy-and-priorities/nv-farmers-wed-be-thankful-with-a-new-farm-bill/a35945-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2013-11-29/budget-policy-and-priorities/nv-farmers-wed-be-thankful-with-a-new-farm-bill/a35945-1 (Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Hunger/Food/Nutrition Rural/Farming Report: Another Reason to Go Meatless Today Mon, 30 Sep 2013 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2013-09-30/budget-policy-and-priorities/report-another-reason-to-go-meatless-today/a34688-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2013-09-30/budget-policy-and-priorities/report-another-reason-to-go-meatless-today/a34688-1 new report from the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organizationhas reaffirmed what others have claimed: Livestock production is a major contributor to climate-changing pollution. ...(Read More)]]> Animal Welfare Climate Change/Air Quality Environment Hunger/Food/Nutrition Rural/Farming Water SNAP Shifts “Food Choices” from Gas Stations to Healthy Food Tue, 23 Jul 2013 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2013-07-23/hunger-food-nutrition/snap-shifts-food-choices-from-gas-stations-to-healthy-food/a33606-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2013-07-23/hunger-food-nutrition/snap-shifts-food-choices-from-gas-stations-to-healthy-food/a33606-1 (Read More)]]> Social Justice Rural/Farming Poverty Hunger/Food/Nutrition Health Consumer Budget Policy & Priorities Advocate: Farm Workers “Treated Like An Insect” Mon, 15 Jul 2013 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2013-07-15/health-issues/advocate-farm-workers-treated-like-an-insect/a33472-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2013-07-15/health-issues/advocate-farm-workers-treated-like-an-insect/a33472-1 (Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Children's Environment Environmental Justice Health Hunger/Food/Nutrition Immigrant Livable Wages/Working Families Poverty Rural/Farming Toxics Land Lines – Endangered Phone Species? Mon, 25 Mar 2013 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2013-03-25/social-justice/land-lines-endangered-phone-species/a31537-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2013-03-25/social-justice/land-lines-endangered-phone-species/a31537-1 (Read More)]]> Social Justice Senior Rural/Farming Media Reform Consumer Post-Easter Push Expected to Extend Wind Energy Tax Credit Mon, 09 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2012-04-09/energy-policy/post-easter-push-expected-to-extend-wind-energy-tax-credit/a25785-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2012-04-09/energy-policy/post-easter-push-expected-to-extend-wind-energy-tax-credit/a25785-1 (Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Climate Change/Air Quality Energy Policy Environment Livable Wages/Working Families Rural/Farming GOP Enviro Activist: “Republicans Are Green, Too” Mon, 02 Apr 2012 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2012-04-02/public-lands-wilderness/gop-enviro-activist-republicans-are-green-too/a25667-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2012-04-02/public-lands-wilderness/gop-enviro-activist-republicans-are-green-too/a25667-1 Republicans for Environmental Protection (REP) is asking House Speaker John Boehner to help push 19 bills through the House, legislation that would designate new wilderness areas, conserve wetlands and fight invasive species in 14 states including Nevada. ...(Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Civic Engagement Endangered Species & Wildlife Environment Public Lands/Wilderness Rural/Farming U.S. Wind Energy Industry: In a Holding Pattern? Mon, 26 Mar 2012 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2012-03-26/climate-change-air-quality/u-s-wind-energy-industry-in-a-holding-pattern/a25540-2 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2012-03-26/climate-change-air-quality/u-s-wind-energy-industry-in-a-holding-pattern/a25540-2 (Read More)]]> Rural/Farming Environment Energy Policy Climate Change/Air Quality Budget Policy & Priorities Clock Ticking for Protestors of Historic Water Ruling Mon, 26 Mar 2012 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2012-03-26/environment/clock-ticking-for-protestors-of-historic-water-ruling/a25540-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2012-03-26/environment/clock-ticking-for-protestors-of-historic-water-ruling/a25540-1 (Read More)]]> Water Rural/Farming Native American Environment Is 'Genetically Modified' the Future of Our Food? Mon, 13 Feb 2012 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2012-02-13/consumer-issues/is-genetically-modified-the-future-of-our-food/a24805-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2012-02-13/consumer-issues/is-genetically-modified-the-future-of-our-food/a24805-1 (Read More)]]> Climate Change/Air Quality Consumer Health Hunger/Food/Nutrition Rural/Farming Sustainable Agriculture Toxics Water Last Call for Water? Mon, 28 Nov 2011 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2011-11-28/environment/last-call-for-water/a23472-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2011-11-28/environment/last-call-for-water/a23472-1 ProgressNow Nevada, opposes the project, both for environmental concerns and because of its massive cost. ...(Read More)]]> Environment Native American Rural/Farming Social Justice Sustainable Agriculture Water Fake vs. Real Christmas Trees? 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