Agriculture

Washington: "State, US Agree To Dismantle 4 Dams On Klamath River"

"The Obama administration and California officials are expected to announce a landmark agreement Wednesday to tear down four hydroelectric dams on the Klamath River, bypassing Congress to restore a major salmon fishery on the Oregon border."

Source: San Francisco Chronicle, 04/07/2016

Maryland Honeybees Massacred; Bills Would Ban Home Use of Neonics

"In the end, Maryland lawmakers couldn’t ignore the same haunting story from beekeepers. “I go into winter with a really strong population, managed them to be fat and healthy, treated for mites, with plenty of food,” said Bonnie Raindrop, a keeper in Baltimore County. “But at the end of winter, you open your hives and they’re all dead.”

Source: Wash Post, 03/25/2016
April 20, 2016 to April 21, 2016

Food Tank Summit

Food Tank, in partnership with American University, will hold the 2nd Annual Food Tank Summit in Washington, D.C. It's the first in a series of four two-day Summits in 2016 which will bring together some the world’s most impactful food system leaders. All the panels are moderated by journalists, some of them SEJ members.

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