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Republicans Punish Needy Women, Children and Poor With FDA – USDA Budget Cuts

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The Republicans are again trying to punish the poor and needy, including children with proposed cuts to spending for the Department of Agriculture and the Food and Drug Administration which the House of Representatives passed Tuesday. U.S. Rep. George Miller, the senior Democrat on the Education and the Workforce Committee, issued a statement after the …

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Water Pollution and Control Act History And Future

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The Federal Water Pollution and Control Act (Clean Water Act) was originally made into law June 30, 1948 as statute (Ch. 758; P,L. 845), which authorized the U.S. Surgeon General of the Public Health Service, in cooperation with other Federal, state and local entities to prepare comprehensive programs with the intention of either reducing or …

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Wild about Wildlife The National Wildlife Federation

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The National Wildlife Federation, or NWF, believes that America’s wildlife belongs to the people. Interestingly, it was the work of a cartoonist, Jay Norwood “Ding” Darling, who formed the base of the NWF. The conservationist nature of Darling’s work caught the attention of President Franklin D. Roosevelt. In 1934, the president promoted him to head …

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