When Rep. Cary Condotta campaigned for labeling genetically modified food last fall, he noticed reactions were different depending on the type of food: fish or plant. â€śWhen you start talking about modifying animals to grow faster and larger, boy, they light up,â€ť he said. â€śPeople go, really? Theyâ€™re not doing that, are they?â€ť
The worst-case environmental scenario at an oil terminal on the lower Columbia River means 3.8 million gallons of crude spilling into sensitive wildlife habitat and shutting down a public drinking water intake, according to a draft response plan facility managers filed with the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality.
Marcie Sillman talks with Washington Post business reporter Lydia DePillis about the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a giant international trade agreement among the countries located in the Asia-Pacific region.