Gene Baur devotes his life to improving the situation for billions of farm animals. He’s president and co-founder of Farm Sanctuary, the country’s largest farm animal advocacy and protection organization.
Two central Illinois lakes will be closed to fishing this year as the state battles invasive common carp.The Illinois Department of Natural Resources says the Hennepin and Hopper Lakes in Putnam County will be closed to all public sport fishing.
Yesterday, President Obama rejected the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, making good on a promise to not give in to Republican ultimatums. The project was supposed to carry heavy crude oil from the tar sands of Alberta, Canada to refineries on the Texas coast.