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Global Warming Pollution from Ships to be Discussed at IMO

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

New international regulations to reduce air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions from ships will be considered in London next week at the United Nation’s International Maritime Organization meeting which is being held from July 13 to July ...

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Ship Shape: Cleaner Ships Save Lives!

Jul. 6, 2009 / Posted by: MKeever / Categories: Blog

Nine years and two court battles after Friends of the Earth first demanded that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) craft more protective air pollution limits for large ships, the agency announced proposed cleaner air pollution standard...

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Rep. Pete Stark's Courageous Stand on Climate Change

Jun. 28, 2009 / Posted by: NBerning / Categories: Blog

Statement of Brent Blackwelder, Friends of the Earth President, on June 26, 2009 regarding Rep. Pete Stark's vote on the American Clean Energy and Security Act: Today, Congressman Pete Stark took a courageous stand in voting against the American C...

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Thanking those who take a stand

Jun. 26, 2009 / Posted by: RConnors / Categories: Blog

Right now, the Waxman-Markey house climate bill is being debated in Congress. We would like to thank those members who took a courageous stand and vowed to vote against this bill. Below we have the statement from Rep. Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), who mad...

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Polluter-backed climate bill about to hit House floor

Jun. 26, 2009 / Posted by: RConnors / Categories: Blog

Congress has a historic opportunity this year to pass legislation that dramatically reduces greenhouse gas pollution and puts us on a path to clean energy. Unfortunately, that opportunity could be squandered this week when a deeply flawed bill com...

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