Anti-pesticide shield made for groundwater

In order to combat insects from eating their crops, most times farmers will resort to using pesticides to killing or fending them off. Because of increased demand for food, this has resulted in increased pesticide use. However, this had lead to concerns about ground water contamination and some municipalities have pondered pesticide bans because of…

The Sierra Club puts out a disinformation video about fracking

The Sierra Club has enlisted the help of actor Edward James Olmos in putting out a disinformation video about hydraulic fracturing (aka fracking). The video furthers the claim that fracking contaminates groundwater. However, a Duke University study revealed this was not the case. In this excellent 2011 video ReasonTV outlines the truth about fracking and…