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June 4, 2014 | Blog Post

Love and the Law Come to the Lone Wolf

California’s famous lone gray wolf – the first to set foot in the Golden State since his forebears were slaughtered to extinction nearly 100 years ago – has found love just across the border in Oregon, where biologists yesterday said they photographed his two pups peeking from a log.

May 30, 2014 | Blog Post

Victory: d-Con To Be Killed Off

The rodent killer d-CON—which also kills pets and poisons children—will cease being made by year's end under an agreement reached with the EPA.

May 30, 2014 | Press Release: Victory

d-CON Agrees to Pull Super-Toxic Rat Poisons From Stores

Following years of pressure from conservation, public-health and animal-rights groups, the maker of the rat poison d-CON agreed today to stop producing its super-toxic rat poisons and pull the products from store shelves by early next year. Reckitt Benckiser, the parent company of d-CON, had been challenging a decision by the EPA to limit the sale of super-toxic rat poison to avoid unintentional poisonings of children, pets and wildlife.

May 22, 2014 | Feature

Pipeline on Wheels

Crude-by-rail is rolling into America's cities. Railroad shipments of volatile crude oil have increased 6,000 percent from 2008 to 2014, alarming citizens who weren’t told of the danger passing through their communities.

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