Add an eight percent federal VAT on the sale of "natural" diamonds and palm oil containing products.
Increase the number of FDA inspectors and inspections by at least 20 percent.
Require environmental laws to be in a language of
overall benefit-harm and rights rather than do no harm.
Require catalytic converters on fossil fuel driven lawn and garden engines. Institute a 60 cent tax on each plastic bag. Create an 94 percent VAT on plastic packaging materials. Create a 10 percent VAT on all other products more than 18 percent plastic. Ban the use of BPA in teethers, cosmetics, sales receipts, food containers, mouth guards, and water recepticles. Ban internal combustion leaf blowers.
Ban the sale and possesssion of all species of caulerpa.
Ban logging on federally owned old-growth rain forests.
Require government entities to pay market value
for new private lands declared wetlands or placed under endangered
Eliminate the Superfund and Resource Conservation
and Recovery Act and replace with better laws.
Phase out farm soil tilling within the next five years. Ban herbicides and phosphorus fertilizers on residential properties, except food gardens. Create a 181 percent VAT on all phosphorus fertilizers. Implement a 147 percent VAT on plantation raised cocoa products.
Create a 41 percent VAT on products containing more than five percent wood. Ban logging in publicly owned old growth forests. Ban clear cut logging on all public lands.
Prohibit federal agencies from requiring any synthetic substance be labeled different from a chemically identical non-synthetic substance. Enact legislation similar to the EU REACH initiative to test potentially dangerous substances.
Ban imported pets and the sale of pets for more than $70 inflation adjusted dollars. Create and fund federal free clinics that sterilize pets.
Ban alone chaining of pets.
Ban all private entities doing business in the U.S. from owning water utilities here or abroad. Ban forced molting, beak trimming, ear cropping, tail-docking, bass pair trawling (and all bottom trawling), total confinement factories, the feeding of animal protein to livestock (including farmed fish), gestation crates, and all long-term crating or caging of livestock. Ban extraction of oysters and menhaden. Auction commercial fishing rights to territorial waters. Require auction winners to maintain long-term fish stocks and prevent extinctions and population collapses due to overfishing within their areas.
Require all livestock to be dead before skinning or slaughtering. Punish violators with a $150,000 fine. Double fines for each subsequent violation. Hire an adequate number of inspectors to enforce the law. Repeal the law that bans the slaughtering of horses. Ban ownership of livestock by any entities other than nonprofits and sole proprietorships. Institute a federal ban on cockfighting and on the sale and interstate transport of cockfighting equipment. Ban the sale of veal, animal furs, animal civitone, and castoreum. Ban catch and release fishing.
Require all packaged foods to list their country or countries of origin.
Ban mining and logging on public lands by any entities other than domestic sole proprietorships. Eliminate government funds for the construction and maintenance of logging roads. Ban ranching on federal lands. Ban mountain top removal.
Ban anti-biotics in animal feed.
Ban anti-microbial hand soaps except in medical facilities. Require the Dutch search and destroy MRSA strategy. Require medical facilities to achieve at least 95 percent hand washing compliance. Create trade incentives for nations to stop selling antibiotics over the counter. Require food and health workers to keep their
fingernails short. Prohibit artificial
fingernails on food and health workers. Ban the use of antibiotics in all animals except humans and endangered species.