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Green Party calls Monsanto a top risk to public health and the environment, urges a moratorium on genetically modified food crops

May 17th, 2013 | By

“Monsanto has gained enormous political power in the U.S., with its tentacles wrapped around Congress and the Obama Administration,” said Nancy Allen, former co-chair of the Green Party of the United States and Maine Green Independent Party, and organic small farmer for 40 years. “The reckless introduction of GMOs [genetically modified organisms] into agriculture is

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English Station power plant in New Haven to be demolished; owner mum on future

Aug 18th, 2011 | By

NEW HAVEN — Preliminary work is under way to tear down the mothballed English Station power plant, with demolition of the building scheduled to be completed early next year, according to a representative of the plant’s owner.