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Act now or be left in the dark

By Cecilia Petricone In 2013, Connecticut was one of three New England states to pass a law requiring the labeling of Genetically Modified Foods (GMOs). But it had a hitch — a trigger clause in the law requires four other states with a combined population of 20 million, including one bordering Connecticut, to adopt similar laws before labeling takes effect. This convoluted state law may soon be moot. The U. ...

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The future of plastic water bottles

By Cady Stanton Consumer behavior worldwide is changing when it comes to purchasing bottled water. Citizens are inventing new recycling methods, and working to ban the sale of bottled water in parks, universities, businesses and cities. More than two thirds of plastic bottles end up in landfills every year. In May, following the city's ban on plastic bags, San Francisco proposed a city ordinance banning the ...

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