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Clean Air Act Digest, 2.15.13

Clean Air Act Digest, 2.15.13

February 15, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

UPDATES Congress: On Wednesday, Senator Boxer, Chair of the Environmental and Public Works Committee, held a briefing on the latest climate science. All Senators were encouraged to attend. The briefing featured four climate scientists who presented on the latest trends and scientific evidence related to the growing impacts associated with climate change. You can watch […]

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Clean Air Act Digest, 1.25.13

Clean Air Act Digest, 1.25.13

January 25, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

UPDATES Congress: On January 24, 2013, U.S. Representative Henry Waxman (D-CA) and U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) announced a new bicameral Task Force on Climate Change. Rep. Waxman, the top Democrat on the House Energy and Commerce Committee, will co-chair the Task Force along with Senator Whitehouse, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Oversight of the […]

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Clean Air Act Digest, 1.18.13

Clean Air Act Digest, 1.18.13

January 18, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

UPDATES Congress: Fiscal Cliff Part 2: On New Year’s Day, Congress postponed the “fiscal cliff” by passing a last-minute tax bill. After years of significant spending cuts, the bill was the first to provide needed revenue to continue popular federal programs, including incentives promoting clean energy. But the final bill did not raise enough revenue […]

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Clean Air Act Digest, 9.20.12

Clean Air Act Digest, 9.20.12

September 20, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

UPDATES Congress: Congress will recess at the end of this week, reconvening after the November elections for a “lame duck” session starting on November 13. House of Representatives: Making yet another attack on the environment prior to recessing for the elections, the House leadership has bundled a number of anti-environmental bills into a package called […]

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Climate Change and Children’s Health

Climate Change and Children’s Health

August 8, 2012 by · 3 Comments 

Originally posted on Healthy Child Healthy World blog. Disclaimer: I’m not a mom, but I have one. And I don’t have any children, but I apparently act like one from time to time. With that said, I’m grateful for the opportunity to share this blog with the Healthy Child Healthy World community. For the better part […]

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Clean Air Act Digest, 8.6.12

Clean Air Act Digest, 8.6.12

August 6, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

UPDATES Congress: House On Tuesday and Thursday of last week, Rep. Whitfield, chairman of the Energy and Power Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, convened two forums on the Clean Air Act. The stated goal of the forums was to “provide an opportunity for members of Congress to hear a broad range of […]

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Clean Air Act Digest, 7.20.12

Clean Air Act Digest, 7.20.12

July 20, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

UPDATES Congress: House The anti-regulatory bills that we reported on last week have been combined into one package, titled the “Red Tape Reduction and Small Business Job Creation Act” (H.R. 4078), with several additional anti-regulatory bills added. The House of Representatives is expected to vote on this dangerous bill sometime next week, possibly Wednesday or […]

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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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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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