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 News    June 8, 2012

Hunger strikers protest end of first class overnight mail delivery

Eight protesters will be staging a hunger strike at D.C. postal headquarters and in the halls of Congress beginning June 25, the final week before the U.S. Postal Service downgrades delivery standards for first class mail. Beginning July 1,...

 By Chris Thomas    News    June 8, 2012

Will Farm Bill 'Level the Field' for Organic Producers?

SEATTLE - As the Farm Bill heads to the Senate floor for debate, at least one amendment is expected on behalf of organic farmers. Making sure farmers have crop insurance is a big part of the nation's food supply safety net outlined in the Farm Bill...

 By Pud Media Relations    News    June 8, 2012

Snohomish PUD Nets Award for Excellence in Energy Efficiency

Everett, WA – Snohomish County Public Utility District (PUD) has received the 2012 Award for Excellence in Energy Efficiency from the Bonneville Power Administration. Flathead Electric, based in Montana, also was honored this year....