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Clean Air Act Digest, 7.26.13

Clean Air Act Digest, 7.26.13

July 26, 2013 by · 2 Comments 

  UPDATES Congress: Senate Senator Shaheen (D-NH) and Senator Portman (R-OH) have put forward a bipartisan, consensus-based energy efficiency bill that will save consumers money and cut pollution. Yet some in the Senate are poised to hijack this common sense legislation to push anti-science, anti-health poison pill amendments aimed at the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) […]

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Clean Air Act Digest, 5.11.12

Clean Air Act Digest, 5.11.12

May 11, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

UPDATES Congress: House The House has begun voting on FY2013 appropriations bills to provide the federal governments’ annual funding, but the Interior-EPA Appropriations bill, which includes funding for Clean Air Act activities, may be too controversial to come to the House floor this year and may instead be rolled into an omnibus appropriations bill late […]

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Broad Support for a Strong EPA and Other Hot Pubs

Broad Support for a Strong EPA and Other Hot Pubs

October 13, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Member Reports: Water Works: Green for All, in partnership with the Economic Policy Institute, Pacific Institute and American Rivers, published a new report this month estimating the economic impact and job creating potential of major new investment in US water infrastructure. Water Works: Rebuilding Infrastructure, Creating Jobs, Greening the Environment found that “an investment of […]

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Clean Air Act Digest, 8.15.11

Clean Air Act Digest, 8.15.11

August 15, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

UPDATES Appropriations: As we reported recently, the fate of the House Interior and Environment Appropriations bill remains unclear. The bill (H.R. 2584) would put our nation’s air and water at risk by blocking existing and proposed safeguards. While we may not see this exact bill again, it is almost certain that the deadly policy riders […]

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Climate Action Hotline 8.15.11

Climate Action Hotline 8.15.11

August 15, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Peter Bahouth, Executive Director Aug. 15, 2011 It seemed there was no escaping the ‘debt-ceiling’ fiasco and market turmoil this week and as is all too often the case, the environment seemed to bear the brunt of the loses. Clean tech stocks have been falling even faster than the market as a whole, hit by […]

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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 Change Impacts and Renewable Energy

Climate Change Impacts and Renewable Energy

June 8, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Member Reports Climate Change and Ozone Pollution: On June 2, 2011 the Union of Concerned Scientists released a report “Climate Change and Your Health: Rising Temperatures, Worsening Ozone Pollution” that demonstrated how higher temperatures could increase ozone pollution above current levels, and analyzes the potential health consequences of these ozone increases in 2020 and 2050, […]

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Clean Air Act Digest, 5.27.11

Clean Air Act Digest, 5.27.11

May 27, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

UPDATES Updates: House: The House Energy and Power subcommittee passed the ‘TRAIN Act’ (H.R.1705) by voice vote on Tuesday that would commission a cost study of new pollution rules for coal-fired power plants. The bill, sponsored by Reps. John Sullivan (R-OK) and Jim Matheson (D-UT) would add a layer of red tape to the process […]

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