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Have We Entered a Dystopian Rabbit Hole

How can we differentiate the truth from the false when we are being bombarded daily by verbal messages and contrary actions. We are being told to be more civil while angry hacks kill elderly members in a Jewish synagogue. Pipe bombs are sent to democratic officials while our President accuses said, recipients of the bombs, […]

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Large Hog CAFO Coming to Delaware County

By: Todd Smekens Muncie, Indiana BLOG – I’ve written numerous articles on Confined Animal Feed Operations (CAFO) and the farming industry like here and here within the United States and Indiana. Leading experts like John Ikerd have been educating anybody who will listen with an open mind. Other food industry experts have been coming from […]

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Russia Can’t Influence A Democracy Which Doesn’t Exist

The USA is Not a Democracy By: Todd Smekens Blog – I shouldn’t come out in the first paragraph to declare the Russian story a hoax but I still cannot believe the media continue pressing this issue while ignoring those who are truly influencing our democracy – the Donor Class. If Facebook can possibly account […]

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Local Groups Urge EPA to Protect Watershed from CAFO’s

Regional Groups Urge U.S. EPA to address CAFO-related impacts to the Western Lake Erie Watershed Today, a coalition of 30 environmental, farm, grass-roots and other organizations sent the attached letter to U.S. EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy asking her to initiate urgent protective actions for Lake Erie, including declaring the western basin an impaired watershed. These […]

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Indiana’s Right to Farm Proposal Threatens Waterways

Right to Farm Constitutional Proposal Threatens Indiana Lakes and Rivers (INDIANAPOLIS, IN) NEWS– The Hoosier Environmental Council, Indiana’s largest environmental policy organization, is warning residents in Indiana’s lakeside communities about a sweeping measure moving through the Indiana General Assembly that could decrease their ability to protect the waterways they enjoy for recreation, drinking water and […]

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Environment: Proposed Bill (HB1143) Weakens Executive Branch

Proposed Legislation Undermines State’s Ability to Solve Problems Indianapolis, Indiana – In our less attentive moments, we may look upon Indiana’s air and water quality with a bit of indifference: “The sky looks clear. My tap water seems okay. All seems fine with our environment.” But then we’re shaken by news that 300,000 West Virginians, […]