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Organic Farm Contaminated by Pesticides Wins $1M Verdict

Organic Farm Contaminated by Pesticides Wins $1M Verdict

SANTA CRUZ, California, September 29, 2008 (ENS) – A Santa Cruz County jury has awarded $1 million to an organic farm in Santa Cruz whose edible herbs were contaminated by pesticides applied to vegetables on nearby farms. Lawyers for Jacobs Farm / Del Cabo said today that organophosphate pesticides evaporating after application and then blowing…

EPA Agrees to Set Beach Water Criteria By 2012

EPA Agrees to Set Beach Water Criteria By 2012

LOS ANGELES, California, August 11, 2008 (ENS) – The association representing most of the country’s municipal sewerage agencies says it is satisfied with an settlement reached Friday that ensures its members will be represented as the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency develops new criteria for beach water quality. The head of the National Association of Clean…

New Big Sleep – "Pinkies"

New Big Sleep – "Pinkies"

Stereo and SC faves the Big Sleep herald their next studio effort with fat backbeat/horizon surfing post-rock jam “Pinkies,” a track that’s long been a live fave, just now getting a (great) studio makeover. Danny, you should sing more! The track is from the new album “Sleep Forever” – out on 2/19 n Frenchkiss.. Click…