Senator Markey along with Representatives Capps and Meng lead the way in toxic exposure reduction with the introduction of the “Ban Poisonous Additives (BPA) Act of 2014” in Congress. The bill, “Ban Poisonous Additives (BPA) Act of 2014” introduced in Congress on Wednesday, June 9th would require the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to ban the […]
What would it take to wean our economy off its dependency on carcinogenic chemicals?
Submitted by Sue Phelan (info@GreenCAPE.org or 508.362.5927) The corporate giant NSTAR/Northeast Utilities (NU) and others such as National Grid, the railroads and MTA are all poised to spray their toxic mixtures of herbicides over residential and public properties statewide. These corporations do not own the land in most cases. They only have easements over the […]
NStar disrespects democracy By DANIEL WOLF The decision by NStar — or better put, the larger corporate conglomerate Northeast Utilities — to resume spraying herbicides on rights-of-way across the Cape and Martha’s Vineyard is more than a slap in the face of our communities. It disrespects democracy. I understand that this utility has the […]
Community celebration for environmental justice The 11th Annual Rachel Carson Harvest Dinner was held on Saturday November 2nd. This year’s Rachel Carson dinner honored David Dow, an environmentalist and social justice advocate who works with the Sierra Club on Cape Cod. Part of an article from Cheers & Jeers Editorial from the Cape Cod […]