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2014-08-21 12:23:52

Latest Step Follows Announced August 31st Departure of "Fatally Compromised" Magwood on Heels of June and July Letters Urging Him to Step Down for Violations of Ethics Laws in Seeking and Landing a Job Promoting Nuclear Energy. WASHINGTON, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly three dozen groups and individuals - including leading national and regional organizations Friends of the Earth, Physicians for Social Responsibility, the Sierra Club Nuclear Free Campaign, and the...

2014-07-21 12:22:53

Groups Also Seek Inspector General Investigation of Magwood's Violations of Ethics Laws, Conflicts of Interest Related to Seeking and Landing Job Promoting Nuclear Energy; 2 New Letters Follow June 18th Call for Embattled Magwood to Step Down Voluntarily WASHINGTON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly three dozen leading national and local groups - including Friends of the Earth, Physicians for Social Responsibility, the Sierra Club Nuclear Free Campaign, and the Southern...

2014-06-18 12:24:37

Failed to Recuse Himself on Key Votes: Pursuit of Job Promoting Nuclear Power Put NRC Commissioner at Odds with "Safety First" Requirement of U.S. Federal Law; Parallel Seen to OIG Investigation Into Job-Seeking Misconduct of Ex-Commissioner Merrifield. WASHINGTON, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After seeking and then getting an international job promoting nuclear power while serving on the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), Commissioner William D. Magwood is being...

2013-11-06 23:19:40

Hospitals focus on fresh, local foods grown with fewer antibiotics or pesticides. Berkeley, CA (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 A report released Wednesday by Health Care Without Harm and the San Francisco Bay Area Physicians for Social Responsibility (SF PSR) shows that 25 percent of hospitals in regions throughout California are now committed to putting sustainable food at the center of their healing mission. The 2013 California Healthy Food in Health Care report highlights the many ways...

2013-10-08 23:22:36

Groups hope to strengthen markets for meat produced without the use of non-therapeutic antibiotics. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 Major California health and environmental organizations, including Health Care Without Harm and the San Francisco Bay Chapter of Physicians for Social Responsibility (SF PSR) are meeting with hospitals, meat producers, and supply chain representatives October 7th and 8th in San Francisco Bay Area to decide on a strategy for expanded procurement of...

2012-04-25 11:19:13

Amidst Growing Tensions in Asia, India-Pakistan Confrontation Used to Show Dire Consequences Around the Globe; More Than A Billion People Would be at Risk Under "Nuclear Famine" Scenario More than a billion people around the world would face starvation following a limited regional nuclear weapons exchange (such as a clash between India and Pakistan) that would cause major worldwide climate disruption driving down food production in China, the U.S. and other nations, according to a major...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.