Atrazine and the Roots of ALEC’s State Data Quality Act

By: Friday March 9, 2012 4:35 pm

The herbicide atrazine, one of the most heavily used herbicides in the United States has been found in almost 94 percent of U.S. groundwater and can harm human health in multiple ways. ALEC has promoted “model” legislation friendly to Syngenta, atrazine’s primary manufacturer, across the country. At least once, this legislation was introduced to ALEC by a lobbyist paid by Syngenta.

 

Late Night: The Truth about GM Crops, Farmer to Farmer

By: Sunday June 26, 2011 8:00 pm

I came across this video in the twitterverse and wanted to share it because it gives you a good idea of what is involved in actually using GM seed and the (hoocoodanode!?) consequences. Farmer to Farmer.

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