Today (1/6/17), the Institute for Responsible Technology reports Monsanto plans to move into the Tucson area. In a press release obtained by NaturalPath, the Institute for Responsible Technology urges residences of Arizona to voice their concerns and rally against the proposal on a grassroots level.
URGENT ACTION ALERT: Tucson needs your support Arizona
Monsanto is planning to move into the Tucson area just 1.5 miles from Marana High School. They are seeking a 66% tax break from the Pima County Board of Supervisors for “Project Corn”. You can speak out against Monsanto by attending the open public meetings!
There will be two prep meetings on GMOs & the future of Tucson’s food and environment, Friday, January 6th at 6:30 pm at the Green Fields School Auditorium, located at 6000 North Camino de la Tierra, and Saturday, January 7th at 2 pm at Tucson Waldorf School, located at 3605 East River Road.
Five public meetings will be held:
- District 1: 5 p.m., Jan., 9, Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W. Naranja Drive, Oro Valley
- District 2: 6 p.m., Jan. 19; Quincie Douglas Center, 1575 E. 36th Street
- District 3: 5 p.m., Jan. 17; Ellie Towne Community Center, 1660 W. Ruthrauff Road
- District 4: 11 a.m., Jan. 13; Green Valley Recreation – Las Companas Center, 565 W. Belltower Drive
- District 5: 6 p.m., Jan. 18; Pima County Housing Center, 801 W. Congress StreetThe Board of Supervisors plans to discuss two pending agreements with Monsanto at the Feb. 21 Board meeting.