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Clean Air Act Digest, 6.29.12

Clean Air Act Digest, 6.29.12

June 29, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

UPDATES Congress: Senate As reported in the previous Digest, supporters of EPA’s standards to reduce mercury and air toxics from power plants won an important victory in the Senate last week, defeating Senator Inhofe’s Congressional Review Act resolution to void them by a vote of 46-53. Follow this link to see how your Senators voted. […]

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Rio+20 Round-up, Hotline 6.28.12

Rio+20 Round-up, Hotline 6.28.12

June 28, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The UN Conference on Sustainable Development, more commonly recognized as Rio+20, held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, came to a close last week. Read about the outcome and find related resources by reading more.

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Clean Air Act Digest, 6.25.12

Clean Air Act Digest, 6.25.12

June 25, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

UPDATES Congress: Senate This past Wednesday, June 20, Clean Air Act defenders were given a reason to celebrate, as S.J. Res. 37 was voted down in the Senate by a margin of 46-53. Senator Inhofe’s resolution under the Congressional Review Act would have done away with life-saving mercury and air toxics standards set by the […]

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Clean Air is No Joke, Hotline 6.18.12

Clean Air is No Joke, Hotline 6.18.12

June 18, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

  Clean Air is No Joke Kids at Mayfield Memorial Missionary Baptist Church create their own “comment cards” to send to EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson. (Photo credit: Jeannie McKinney, SACE)   Question: what happens when an organization of health professionals, African American ministers, environmental advocates and two dozen kids walk into a bar church? Sounds […]

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Clean Air Act Digest, 6.13.12

Clean Air Act Digest, 6.13.12

June 13, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

UPDATES Congress: Senate We continue to hear that the Senate is likely to vote on Senator Inhofe’s resolution (S.J. Res. 37) to void the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards for power plants during the week of June 18. Senator Inhofe and other opponents want to use an obscure procedure under the Congressional Review Act to […]

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Clean Air Act Digest, 6.1.12

Clean Air Act Digest, 6.1.12

June 1, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

UPDATES Congress: Senate We are hearing that the Senate is likely to vote on Senator Inhofe’s resolution (S.J.Res. 37) to void the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards for power plants during the week of June 18. Senator Inhofe and other opponents want to use an obscure procedure under the Congressional Review Act to throw out […]

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