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In May 2014 Illinois Farmers Insurance Company made headlines around the country when it sued almost 200 towns in the Chicago area for failing to do more to prevent damages linked to climate change. The suit argues that towns know that … Continue reading

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“There is no food security without water security” – United Nation’s Food and Agriculture Organization Director    General José Graziano da Silva 2012 was supposed to be a record year for agriculture in America’s heartland.  But not a year of record … Continue reading

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Spring is well underway throughout many parts of the country.  The flower shows with their displays of vibrant color inspire gardeners like me to start shadowing the local nurseries in search of interesting shrubs and trees.  This weekend New England … Continue reading

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The Obama Administration is asking for advice on environmental issues.  Over at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) there is a renewed commitment to implementing the Wetland Reserve Program and enrolling 900,000 acres over the next three years. USDA is … Continue reading

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