January is hardly known as “tornado season,” but conditions were ripe to brew a deadly batch of them in the Southeastern U.S. over the weekend.
On Wednesday, City Council members of South Portland, Maine cast their final votes to pass an ordinance that bans the use of toxic lawn pesticides on private and public land. The ban, which passed 6-1, is an important public health measure in the protecting 25,000 residents, the largest jurisdiction in the state to-date[…]Read More »
Overnight temperatures dipping into the low 20s March 15-16 hit some of Georgia’s berry and peach crops, although state agriculture officials weren’t yet sure how extensive the damage was. Read moreRead More »