Seven miles from his family’s cabin in southeastern Minnesota, Dean Rebuffoni can see where the creek that courses through his land begins its life. At that particular site, clear groundwater runs from a spring through a mossy glen. Hay Creek—renowned among people fishing for wild trout—originates from that spring.
This position provides administrative support to Policy and Legislation staff and assists in the implementation of legislative and administrative strategies on environmental issue priorities for Earthjustice.
The new dietary guidelines issued early this year by the federal government highlight the great paradox of food in America. We’re advised to eat less sugar and more fruits and vegetables in order to stay healthy. But at the same time, our government supports a food system that churns out the polar opposite meal plan—one that’s designed to mass produce the foods we’re not supposed to eat, while also generating pollution that harms air quality, water quality and climate.
Judge Rules Feds Erred in Approving Killing of Four Protected Grizzly Bears in Grand Teton National Park
Never has Congress been more out of touch with the American people, from refusing to hold a hearing on a Supreme Court nominee in the Senate to the so-called "Freedom Caucus" already threatening to hold up budget negotiations in the House. Among the most alarming trends, however, is that Congress is not in line with the American people on the crucial issue of climate change. Not prioritizing climate change on the American political agenda does nothing to stop its rampant destruction.