Policy proposal for Lawrence Park & Rec by Sustainability Action’s Michael Almon
Michael Almon Proposal: Amur Honeysuckle Control by Parks & Recreation_12May15
Park & Rec’s response: Parks & Rec response_Amur Honeysuckle_8June15
“Government intervention to stabilize grain prices hurt grain corporations and speculators who benefited from large fluctuations in the market. Effective supply management meant that fewer acres were planted, reducing the potential for increased sales of pesticides and fertilizers by chemical and oil companies. Finally, farmers with stable, secure incomes were less likely to borrow large amounts from insurance companies or banks.”
Read paper here: Crisis By Design
A report prepared by Global Community Monitor on air pollution monitoring that revealed dangerous levels of diesel exhaust pollution in neighborhoods adjacent to the BNSF Argentine Rail Yard.
Text Amendment to the City of Lawrence Land Development Code to add
Urban Agriculture as a permitted use and establish use standards