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Obama trashes smog protections

Sep. 2, 2011 / Posted by: Nick Berning / Categories: Climate and Energy, News Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Obama today announced he is blocking standards that would have protected Americans from excessive ground-level ozone pollution, which is the primary constituent of smog and which worsens bronchitis, emphysema and...

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Green Scissors 2011 and ARPA-E

Aug. 25, 2011 / Posted by: Ben Schreiber / Categories: Blog, Economics for the Earth

The recently released Green Scissors 2011 report identifies environmentally beneficial spending cuts that could save taxpayers more than $380 billion. Recommended cuts range from giveaways to big oil companies to road projects to environmentally d...

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