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Air pollution protections under threat

Oct. 16, 2009 / Posted by: RConnors / Categories: Blog

Great Lakes exemption could derail limits for ship pollution For several years, Friends of the Earth and various other environmental groups, air regulators, and public health organizations have worked with the EPA to create an “Emission Cont...

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The congressional energy bill needs to be fixed

Oct. 15, 2009 / Posted by: RConnors / Categories: Blog

How the clean energy bill was hijacked by lobbyists When the House of Representatives started working on a clean energy bill last winter, we were optimistic. After all, our country had just come off an election in which a large majority voted for ...

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Verizon Wireless is hearing us now

Oct. 6, 2009 / Posted by: RConnors / Categories: Blog

Verizon Wireless has responded to pressure from current and potential customers who expressed outrage at its sponsorship of a pro-coal, anti-environment rally on Labor Day. In a letter to the Center for Biological Diversity, Verizon Wireless's CEO...

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