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Cause and Effect and Other Hot Pubs

Cause and Effect and Other Hot Pubs

July 26, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Member Reports Water-Related Impacts of Climate Change: Today the Natural Resources Defense Council released their new report called, “Thirsty for Answers: Preparing for the Water-related Impacts of Climate Change in American Cities.” The report makes clear that some of the most profound effects of climate change are water-related, like sea level rise, increased rain and […]

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Climate Action Hotline, 7.25.11

Climate Action Hotline, 7.25.11

July 25, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Peter Bahouth, Executive Director July 25, 2011 Image courtesy of: Devin Dobbins-McCarthy From the delivery of more than 639,000 comments in support of strong mercury safeguards to the legislative efforts to cut climate funding and block life saving clean air standards, it was a week of contradictions as intense as the record high temperatures brought […]

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Clean Air Act Digest, 7.22.11

Clean Air Act Digest, 7.22.11

July 25, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

UPDATES Clean Air Act Conference: On July 18 and 19 over 60 advocates came to Washington DC in support of clean air standards that reduce harmful air pollution and protect public health; standards that are under attack by polluters and their allies in Congress.  As part of The Clean Air Act: Reducing Pollution, Saving Lives […]

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Bright Spots Across the Country, Climate Action Hotline, 7.18.11

Bright Spots Across the Country, Climate Action Hotline, 7.18.11

July 19, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Peter Bahouth, Executive Director July 18, 2011 Bright Spots Across the Country On Monday the House of Representative voted down a bill that would have repealed a set of lighting efficiency standards set to phase in at the end of the year. The legislation (H.R. 2417) from Rep. Joe Barton (R-Texas) failed on a vote […]

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Clean Air Act Digest, 7.15.11

Clean Air Act Digest, 7.15.11

July 17, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

UPDATES Updates: House: Appropriations Committee: This past Tuesday, the House Appropriations Committee approved the FY2012 Environment and Interior appropriations bill.   The base bill contained dozens of policy riders that would put our nation’s air and water at risk; during the mark up, the bill was further loaded down by amendments that will imperil the quality […]

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Here We Go Again, Climate Action Hotline, 7.11.11

Here We Go Again, Climate Action Hotline, 7.11.11

July 11, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Peter Bahouth, Executive Director July 11, 2011 Here We Go Again They are at it again! The House of Representatives is working on the fiscal 2012 budget for the government.  Environmentalists want a responsibly funded government, but the Interior and Environment Appropriations bill, released last week, includes several dirty air riders that would prevent the […]

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Clean Air Act Digest, 7.8.11

Clean Air Act Digest, 7.8.11

July 8, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

UPDATES Updates: Environmental Protection Agency: Final Air Transport Rule: Yesterday, EPA announced the finalized Cross-State Air Pollution Rule , which protects over 240 million Americans from deadly power plant air pollution by reducing emissions of sulfur dioxide (SO2) and nitrogen oxides (NOx) that cross state lines and worsen air quality in downwind states.  The rule […]

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Toss another skeptic on the barbie….,Climate Action Hotline, 7.5.11

Toss another skeptic on the barbie….,Climate Action Hotline, 7.5.11

July 5, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Peter Bahouth, Executive Director July 5, 2011 Toss another skeptic on the barbie…. If, over the course of July 4th festivities, someone brought up your work, you may have experienced the demoralizing feeling that one can get from talking with the neighbors about the future of the planet. Over the past few years, we have […]

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