Stories by Wenonah Hauter

Wenonah Hauter is the executive director of Food & Water Watch. subscribe to Wenonah Hauter's feed

Posted on: Oct 31, 2016, Source: Yes! Magazine

Washington state is considering putting a price on carbon emissions. This will not fix our climate problem and, in fact, will help fossil fuel companies continue to profit from it.

Posted on: Aug 13, 2015, Source: EcoWatch

The Energy Policy Act of 2005, which holds the Halliburton Loophole, exempts oil and gas firms from environmental protection laws.

Posted on: Aug 29, 2014, Source: Food & Water Watch

The Justice Departments opens the door for the merger between two meat-processing giants, making consumers especially vulnerable.

Posted on: Feb 27, 2012, Source: Other Words

Private companies are aggressively trying to expand their share of the water service market, and too often we're getting a raw deal.

Posted on: Nov 4, 2011, Source: Other Words

To make real, lasting improvements in our food system, we have to get to the root of the problem.

Posted on: Oct 21, 2011, Source: Food & Water Watch

Now is a critical time to start asking questions about what the consequences would be – intended or otherwise – if subsidies go away.

Posted on: Aug 17, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Their high-dollar campaign to put a happy face on this risky practice is designed to challenge the growing movement to ban fracking that's heating up across the country.

Posted on: Jun 21, 2011, Source: Other Words

A ban would protect public health and our essential resources, sending the message that our communities are more important than the interests of the big oil and gas companies.

Posted on: Mar 2, 2011, Source: AlterNet

The U.S. Water Trade Mission to India to secure the entry of U.S.-based corporations into the lucrative Indian water market has Indian water activists seething.

Posted on: Feb 10, 2011, Source: AlterNet

In our broken food system, a few powerful players make all of the decisions about what we eat and write the rules for the economic survival of independent producers.

Posted on: Jan 8, 2011, Source: AlterNet

The real culprits are the industries that dump pollutants into our water, and the elected officials who are failing to fund our drinking and wastewater systems.

Posted on: Jul 8, 2009, Source: Food & Water Watch

The people have prevailed in this battle for control of their water resources, but the larger fight still continues.

Posted on: Mar 19, 2009, Source: Food & Water Watch

It's unbelievable to think that over 20,000 people traveled thousands of miles to hear shortsighted corporate spin.

Posted on: Dec 3, 2008, Source: AlterNet

Large corporations have convened to talk about reducing their "water footprint" but the real stakeholders have been left out.

Posted on: Jun 12, 2008, Source: Food & Water Watch

Lab animals fed irradiated food have developed illnesses from cancer to immune system failure. So why is the government pushing the same food on you?

Posted on: Jun 5, 2008, Source: Food & Water Watch

The people of Felton, California learned that they had successfully wrested control of their water from the clutches of a giant corporation.

Posted on: Mar 11, 2008, Source: Food & Water Watch

Contaminants in drinking water are a national problem that need a national solution.