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Flawed Climate and Energy Bill Passes House

Jun. 26, 2009 / Posted by: NBerning / Categories: News Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 26, 2009 CONTACT: Nick Berning, 202-222-0748 Erich Pica, 202-222-0739 Friends of the Earth Statement on House Passage of American Clean Energy and Security Act WASHINGTON, D.C.—Friends of the Earth President Brent Blackw...

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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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Senate's Dirty Energy Bill

Jun. 18, 2009 / Posted by: RConnors / Categories: Blog

The American Clean Energy Leadership Act of 2009 (ACELA) fails to heed President Obama’s call for clean energy jobs and a green economy. Instead it takes the same past false steps and increases our reliance on failed dirty energy sources.

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