More than two years ago, the Environmental Protection Agency ordered Mr. Raese, the club’s president, to develop a plan to mitigate the damage. Ms. Tunney says work on that plan is ongoing.
Romney to skip Nickelodeon’s ‘Kids Pick the President’
LOS ANGELES — Mitt Romney has passed on the chance to take part in Nickelodeon’s “Kids Pick the President” special with President Obama, said Linda Ellerbee, the show’s host and executive producer. The decision “disses” children, she said.
“Kids Pick the President: The Candidates,” with videotaped questions for the candidates from youngsters nationwide, debuts Oct. 15 on the children’s channel. Afterward, an online poll asks youngsters to make their pick.
The Romney campaign said “he simply didn’t have time. He couldn’t fit it in his schedule,” Ms. Ellerbee said Monday.
If voters OK hemp, unclear if farmers would grow it
SEATTLE — Residents of Washington, Oregon and Colorado won’t just be considering whether to let adults buy pot at state-sanctioned shops when they vote next month on legalizing and taxing marijuana.
They also will be voting on whether to let farmers grow marijuana’s far-less potent cousin — hemp — for clothing, food, biofuel and construction materials among other uses.
But don’t expect farmers to start growing it, at least not immediately. The passage would create the familiar clash with federal law, which prohibits growing the plant for industrial, recreational or medicinal purposes.
New Obama ad criticizes Romney on foreign policy
The Obama campaign ad released a new ad reminding voters of Mr. Romney’s overseas trip in July and media coverage labeling it “amateurish.”View Entire Story
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