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'Green News Report' - July 19, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 09.18.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Hot town,...

Drift Happens

Maria Rodale | Posted 09.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by Marcia Ishii-Eiteman, senior scientist at Pesticide Action Network Imagine an invisible cloud of a cancer-causing weedkiller drifting slowly acros...

Mad Men: The Anvil Has Landed

William Bradley | Posted 08.06.2012 | Entertainment
William Bradley

So the episode's death, as a result of a chain of circumstances that seems somewhat contrived, doesn't have the impact that a more highly anticipated (hoped for?) demise would have.

The Charade Is Over: Tribune Series Reveals Chemical Industry Lies Like Tobacco

Andy Igrejas | Posted 07.10.2012 | Green
Andy Igrejas

Our current chemical safety policy amounts to an honor system and it's now perfectly clear that too many of these companies simply have no honor. It is past time for Congress to pass the Safe Chemicals Act by Senator Lautenberg.

Climate Impact Day

Alana Lea | Posted 05.05.2012 | Green
Alana Lea

I finally discovered, over the last couple of years developing a reforestation project in Brazil, where I was born, that deforestation and reforestation are both profitable.

'Green News Report' - May 1, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 07.01.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Poll show...

Should Dow Get a Veto Over Government Scientists?

Andy Igrejas | Posted 06.30.2012 | Green
Andy Igrejas

An obscure Congressional hearing on Tuesday became a flashpoint in a very important conflict: the attempt by the chemical industry to gain a veto over the work of government scientists. This time, however, the scientists fought back.

'Green News Report' - April 26, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 06.26.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Just a fl...

'Green News Report' - April 24, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 06.24.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: BP Oil Di...

University of Michigan's Dubious Deal With Dow Chemical

Carol Polsgrove | Posted 06.20.2012 | Green
Carol Polsgrove

The terms of Dow Chemical's $10 million gift to the University of Michigan ought to raise eyebrows in universities across the country.

Lobbying Groups Fight to Stop FDA From Regulating Chemical Linked to Erectile Dysfunction and Miscarriages

Suzanne Merkelson | Posted 06.06.2012 | Politics
Suzanne Merkelson

Curiously missing from the recent showering praise on the FDA are the three biggest U.S. producers of BPA: Saudi Basic Industries Corp., Bayer AG and Dow Chemical Co.

Chemical Marketplace: The Fine Print on a Common Pesticide, Writ Large

Bill Chameides | Posted 05.27.2012 | Green
Bill Chameides

Crossposted with TheGreenGrok.More than 80,000 chemicals are produced, used, and present in the United States. This is one of their stories. Do you we...

Plant Cleans Up After Polluting City Over Past Century

AP | Posted 05.13.2012 | Green

MIDLAND, Mich. (AP) — Dow Chemical Co. has submitted a plan for removing soils contaminated with dioxin from residential areas in Midland, Mich., th...

Mark Gongloff

The Shadow CIA: WikiLeaks Trove Shows How Companies Gather Intel

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Gongloff | Posted 02.27.2012 | Business

Past WikiLeaks document dumps have offered peeks at how governments gather intelligence. The latest promises a look at how private companies do it. ...

'Green News Report' - February 21, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 04.22.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Gas price...

Dow and Monsanto's Plan to Increase the Toxic Pesticides Sprayed in America's Heartland

Richard Schiffman | Posted 04.18.2012 | Green
Richard Schiffman

These two biotech giants have developed a weed management program that, if successful, would go a long way toward a predicted doubling of harmful herbicide use in America's corn belt during the next decade.

Dow Agrees To Clean Up Century-Old Pollution

AP | By JOHN FLESHER | Posted 02.17.2012 | Detroit

MIDLAND, Mich. -- Michigan environmental regulators said Thursday that they reached a long-sought deal with Dow Chemical Co. to clean up to 1,400 resi...

Making the Business Case for Conservation

Mark Tercek | Posted 04.04.2012 | Green
Mark Tercek

What is the business case for conservation? Just a few years ago, I don't think many people in either the business or conservation communities would have thought to even pose that question. But times are changing.

Obama To Announce A New High-Tech Manufacturing Effort

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 08.24.2011 | Business

PITTSBURGH — President Barack Obama called on Friday for a "renaissance in American manufacturing" that would replace shuttered steel mills with...

9 Global Ideas To Fix America's Economy

Bloomberg Business Week | Peter Coy | Posted 08.09.2011 | Business

Democrats and Republicans are dug in like soldiers at Verdun over what to do about the sputtering U.S. economy. Exhausted by the political stalemate, ...

What Dow Doesn't Want You to Know About Your Water (VIDEO)

Anna Lappé | Posted 08.07.2011 | Green
Anna Lappé

I believe in inclusiveness and engagement in discussing the future of our water, but I also believe we must pursue those principles within a context that is honest. To do otherwise is to participate in what is popularly called "greenwashing."

California Is for Plovers, Not Polystyrene

Lisa Kaas Boyle | Posted 06.04.2011 | Green
Lisa Kaas Boyle

The hope in roping off sections of plover habitat in Malibu Lagoon is that we will be able to share the beach with our feathered friends and that the plovers will nest and reproduce.

Don't Get "Target-ed": How Companies Can Limit Political Spending Risks

Bruce Freed | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Bruce Freed

What's even clearer in the wake of Citizens United and Target's experience is that any corporation engaging in political activity without disclosure and a rigorous governance oversight process heightens its exposure to risk.

The End of Incumbent Capitalism?

Carl Pope | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Carl Pope

The mainstream business community and clean tech innovators alike are terrified that the Tea Party's hostility towards the national government constitutes a serious threat to the economy.

WATCH: HuffPost's Marcus Baram Discusses Corporations Doing Business In Libya On MSNBC

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Huff TV

Huffington Post Reporter Marcus Baram appeared on MSNBC on Tuesday to discuss U.S. corporations that have had business dealings in Libya. Baram recen...