Natural Resources

Natural Resources

Promote an environment beneficial to life through the protection and wise management of natural resources in the public interest.

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The League of Women Voters of Irving supports an integrated approach to municipal waste management with orderly priorities we've specified.

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The League reduction and reuse of wastes where possible and public notification of potential hazards, public review of practices, and public participation in waste management decision making.

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The League supports the preservation of wild and scenic rivers with Mississippi.

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The League supports planning for land use in Mississippi.

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The League of Women Voters, Mississippi believes that deregulation of the electric industry should be approached cautiously because of its possible impact on the environment and various stakeholders.
Drinking Water flowing over woman's hands from the faucet
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Most Americans don't think twice about drinking a glass of water. A report released [in October], though, found more than 270 harmful contaminants in local drinking water across the nation, including in Levittown.

Call your Legislators

Action Alerts

The State Assembly will vote TODAY on three sensible bills designed to prevent suicide as well as a wetland bill that would do more harm than good.  Your call or email to your Assembly Representative will make a difference.

Take Action Contact State Senators

Action Alerts

The State Senate will vote Tuesday on three bills supported by the League, and your call or email to your State Senator will help get them passed.

A forum on Financing and Economic Health of Agriculture took place on March 15, 2014 at the Cabral Ag Center in Stockton, California. The forum was free and open to the public.

SPEAKERS

Speaker #1: Congressman Jerry McNerney, Farm Bill
 

Speaker #2: Assembly Member Susan Talamantes Eggman, chair of Assembly Agriculture Committee.

A study on genetically modified organisms and genetic engineering of plants, seeds, and other food products.

Meeting

The meeting on GMOs for the LWVUS Agriculture Update Study took place on Saturday, January 11, 2014 at the Cabral Ag Center, Assembly Room 3, at 2101 E. Earhart Ave, Stockton. The forum was free and open to the public.

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