U.S. Department of Agriculture
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s plan would authorize staffers to kill a half-dozen bird species within a five-mile radius of the airport, but environmentalists said the plan conflicts with an effort to restore nearby wetland habitats for birds.
It’s used as filler in low-grade ground beef. In fact, it looks like ground beef but comes from slaughterhouse trimmings. You’ve probably had some if you’ve ever eaten a bargain burger.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Irene caused significant damage to the state’s agriculture. He said there is already $45 million in damage to farms in the state.
First there were bike lanes and then no smoking on beaches. On Thursday came another proposal for New Yorkers: no food stamps for soda or other sugared drinks.