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Tuna Surprise

Ronnie Citron-Fink | Posted 08.12.2013 | Green
Ronnie Citron-Fink

When I was a child, a tuna fish sandwich was my lunchbox staple. In college, I honed my culinary skills and shared crunchy tuna casseroles with my 'brave' new friends. Now tuna takes center stage again -- this time as a predominant source of methylmercury, a harmful neurotoxin.

A Pot Luck Meal Of Ideas

John Merrow | Posted 07.16.2012 | Education
John Merrow

Remember pot-luck suppers, when everyone brought a dish or two? What follows is the the equivalent -- although substituting ideas for food. Because t...

Personal Responsibility and the Fight for Clean Air

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 09.26.2011 | Impact
Marcia G. Yerman

Instead of people just shaking their heads and sighing, "Well, what can I do?"... The answer is simple. Take a proactive step. The window of opportunity to send a comment of support to the E.P.A. is drawing to a close. August 4th to be exact.

Carbon Capture Project Put On Hold Over U.S. Climate Policy Uncertainty

AP | By DOUG WHITEMAN | Posted 09.13.2011 | Green

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- American Electric Power Co. said Thursday it was putting a hold on its plans for a commercial-scale carbon dioxide capture and stora...

Power Company Trades Your Jobs And Our Health For Its Profits

Gwen Ruta | Posted 08.23.2011 | Green
Gwen Ruta

If these plants do close and jobs are lost, it's not because of EPA regulations, but because AEP made a bet against our health and lost.

An Egregious Proposal

Fred Krupp | Posted 07.11.2011 | Green
Fred Krupp

After twenty years of delay, American Electric Power wants America to wait another six years before we limit toxic mercury from some power plants -- and they want to delay limits on a host of other dangerous pollutants.

Acid Rain Case Settled For $4.6 Billion

AP | Lara Jakes Jordan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A big power company accused of spreading smog and acid rain across a dozen states agreed Tuesday to pay at least $4.6 billion to cut chemical emission...