Municipal public water suppliers all over the country are being courted by for-profit water companies, resulting, in some cases, in costs to consumers 59% higher than public water suppliers. The U.N. recommends that public water cost NO MORE than 3% of the household income. Jan speaks with Mary Grant, from Food & Water Watch, about […]
Patty Lovera, Assistant Director of Food & Water Watch, talks about some new EPA proposals which would loosen federal regulations and allow for some chemical levels to be 10x higher than many current states allow.
On February 22nd, Trump nominated Kelly Knight Craft, a million-dollar donor and wife of billionaire coal executive Joe Craft, to be the next U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations. Mitch Jones, Climate and Energy Director at Food & Water Watch, talks about why a climate-denier is the wrong person when the world faces a crisis.
The most recent attacks by the White House on the environment include removing 20% of streams and 50% of wetlands from federal protections. Scott Edwards from Food & Water Watch talks about how these and other assaults on environmental protections are aimed to benefit developers, agribusiness, and petrochemical companies while ignoring the environment.
How will the proposed tax restructuring affect the “common man” (or woman)? Patty Lovera from Food & Water Watch talks about the history of tax cuts, trickle-down economics, how it affects the deficit… and you.
The Department of Justice has approved the merger of two of the largest agribusinesses. How this will affect farmers and consumers is discussed by Food & Water Watch‘s Patty Lovena.