Texas sanctuary city ban negative to agriculture, key industries

Texas Senate Bill 4 – which bans sanctuary cities – is now the law in the Lone Star state, but it’s impact on public safety and the economy is a matter of brisk debate. Maria Figueroa, director of Labor and Policy Research at the Cornell University ILR School’s Worker Institute, says that SB4 will negatively […]

Chemical storage appears ‘highly risky’ at Texas explosion site

CORNELL UNIVERSITY MEDIA RELATIONS OFFICE April 19, 2013 Chemical storage appears ‘highly risky’ at Texas explosion site Harold van Es is a professor of Soil and Water Management and the former chair of the Department of Crop and Soil Sciences at Cornell University. He is an expert on fertilizer production and use. Van Es says: […]