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Clean Air Act Digest, 3.11.11

Clean Air Act Digest, 3.11.11

March 11, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

UPDATES 1. Legislation: House – Yesterday the House Energy and Power Subcommittee held a mark-up of H.R. 910, Representative Upton’s (R-MI) Dirty Air Act. The bill passed by a voice vote. This legislation would permanently block the EPA’s ability to regulate carbon pollution and it already has the support of a few moderate democrats- Reps. […]

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Clean Air Act Digest, 3.3.11

Clean Air Act Digest, 3.3.11

March 3, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

UPDATES 1. Legislation: House – Representative Upton (R-MI), Chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, is expected to introduce legislation today that would permanently block the EPA’s ability to regulate carbon pollution. This version of the bill has been modified from the draft version released a month ago and is expected to attract the […]

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Clean Breeze for the Economy

Clean Breeze for the Economy

February 17, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

USCAN MEMBER REPORTS Economy and Green Investment: In a testament to the power of green technology to stimulate economic growth, “Rebuilding Green: The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act and the Green Economy” presents case studies of green investments’ effect on job creation.   According to the February report by the Economic Policy Institute and the BlueGreen […]

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Clean Air Act Digest, 2.10.11

Clean Air Act Digest, 2.10.11

February 10, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

UPDATES 1. First Hearing on Bad Air Bill Held on Wednesday: – The Energy and Power Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee held its first hearing on Chairman Upton’s Energy Tax Prevention Act of 2011. The bill, along with its Senate companion introduced by Sen. Inhofe, would repeal the EPA’s CO2 endangerment finding […]

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Toxin Contamination and Other Hot Pubs

Toxin Contamination and Other Hot Pubs

February 6, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

USCAN  MEMBER HOT PUBLICATIONS Coal and Hexavalent Chromium: A report by Earthjustice, Physicians for Social Responsibility, and Environmental Integrity Project highlights the health threats of a cancer-causing chemical found at 29 sites in 17 states.  Further contamination is likely since coal ash dumps are inadequately monitored.  Although municipal water is now being tested for hexavalent […]

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Clean Air Act Digest, 2.3.11

Clean Air Act Digest, 2.3.11

February 3, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

UPDATES 1. Senate Attacks on the Clean Air Act: Senator Barrasso (R-WY) Monday Senator Barrasso (R-WY) introduced a bill (S. 228) that would block federal agencies from cleaning up dangerous carbon pollution, undermining landmark laws like the Clean Air Act and the National Environmental Policy Act. Senator Rockefeller (D-WV) Senator Rockefeller (D-WV) introduced a bill […]

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Small Steps Forward…, Climate Action Hotline 12.13.10

Small Steps Forward…, Climate Action Hotline 12.13.10

December 13, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Peter Bahouth, Executive Director December 13, 2010 Small Steps Forward… World attention turned to global warming last week as governments came together around some cooperative efforts in Cancun, Mexico, while back in DC, both Congress and the Courts took important steps to curb climate change and pave the way for a clean energy economy. Two […]

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Climate Action Hotline, 11.29.10

Climate Action Hotline, 11.29.10

November 29, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Peter Bahouth, Executive Director November 29, 2010 Climate Action Hotline According to a study published in Nature Geoscience, world carbon dioxide emissions fell 1.3% between 2008 and 2009, with increased coal use limiting this decrease. In the U.S., emissions fell 7% because of the sinking economy, better energy efficiency, and cleaner energy according to the […]

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Amid Turbulence A Path For Climate Action

Amid Turbulence A Path For Climate Action

November 10, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

In the past week, two of the prominent names in American politics and business appeared to reach consistent conclusions about governing, technology, and the warming climate. On Friday, Karl Rove told an audience of natural gas developers in Texas that “climate is gone” as a Congressional issue. And this week, in a Rolling Stone interview, […]

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Amid Turbulence A Path For Climate Action, Climate Action Hotline 11.10.10

Amid Turbulence A Path For Climate Action, Climate Action Hotline 11.10.10

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Peter Bahouth, Executive Director November 10, 2010 Amid Turbulence A Path For Climate Action In the past week, two of the prominent names in American politics and business appeared to reach consistent conclusions about governing, technology, and the warming climate. On Friday, Karl Rove told an audience of natural gas developers in Texas that “climate […]

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