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U.S. Chamber Walks it Back: 'Scopes Monkey Analogy Was Inappropriate'

Josh Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Josh Nelson

Even some of the Chamber of Commerce's own corporate members are fed up with their attempts to derail climate legislation.

Environmental, Racial Clash In Alabama Over Tennessee Coal Ash | SHAILA DEWAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Almost every day, a train pulls into a rail yard in rural Alabama, hauling 8,500 tons of a disaster that occurred 350 miles away to a final resting pl...

Why We Need to 'Sell' Environmentalism

Lisa P. Jackson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Lisa P. Jackson

To confront the urgent environmental challenges of the 21st century, we need to make sure that every community sees their stake in this movement.

Wasted or Wasteful? Are Bureaucrats All That Bad?

Harry Moroz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Harry Moroz

Obama and Biden promise they will not spend our money badly. Government stimulus spending is presented by the administration as a necessary evil.

Danielle Ivory Discusses The EPA's Failure To Inform Public About Weed-Killer In Drinking Water On "Democracy Now" (VIDEO)

Huffingtion Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The Huffington Post Investigative Fund recently published an article revealing that the EPA had failed to inform customers about the presence of a wid...

GM: New Chevy Volt To Get 230 Miles Per Gallon

AP | KIMBERLY S. JOHNSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WARREN, Mich. — General Motors said Tuesday its Chevrolet Volt electric car could get 230 mpg in city driving, making it the first American vehi...

Federal Reserve Has Lowest Job Approval Rating; CDC, NASA Top List: Poll

Gallup | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

At a time when Americans are discouraged about the direction of the country and hesitant about the scope of President Barack Obama's federal budget pl...

EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson Acknowledges The Need To Clean Up Vieques

Brendan DeMelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brendan DeMelle

EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson acknowledged the need to clean up the island of Vieques last week at the national convention of the League of United Latin American Citizens.

Conyers Ethics Probe Sought By Conservative Group

The Detroit News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A conservative group asked the House ethics committee today to investigate whether U.S. Rep. John Conyers, D-Detroit, possibly violated ethics rules a...

Obama Officials Urge Senate To Act On Climate Bill

AP | DINA CAPPIELLO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Saying global warming poses unprecedented threats to Americans' way of life, four of President Barack Obama's top environmental and...

EPA Attorneys Criticize Obama Nominee Moreno

ProPublica | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Six EPA attorneys criticized the nomination, but asked that their names not be used in this story because they fear retribution. They said they doubt that anyone who has recently defended GE would be effective in the role.

EPA Approves California's Plan To Impose Strict Emissions Regulations

AP | H. JOSEF HEBERT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — The Environmental Protection Agency took a major step toward tougher reductions in greenhouse gas emissions from cars and trucks Tu...

Waterkeeper 10th Anniversary Conference and Gala Event with Bill Clinton and Robert F. Kennedy Jr.

Kevin George | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kevin George

Our values are changing from profits and competition, to collaboration and community, focused on philanthropic giving for environmental and social responsibility.

On the Public Dime, a Grating Whine

A. Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
A. Siegel

It is really sad that CBS News allowed itself to be played, so well, by the global warming denier crowd, helping to give legitimacy to an invented story.

Sen. Inhofe: EPA Should Be Investigated For "Cooking" Climate Change Science

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) deliberately withheld facts from a report on global warming in order to bolster the Obama administration's c...

EPA Reveals Dangerous Coal Ash Sites

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Map Data : Contribute data : The Environmental Protection Agency released on Monday afternoon a list of 44 "high hazard potential" coal ash sites ...

Climactic But Not Just Because Of The Climate

Harry Moroz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Harry Moroz

The American Clean Energy and Security Act establishes a market-based cap-and-trade system to limit emissions of greenhouse gases, such as carbon dioxide.

NY Air Pollution Carries Serious Cancer Risk: Feds

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

AP - Millions of people living in nearly 600 neighborhoods across the country are breathing concentrations of toxic air pollutants that put them at a ...

Green News Report - June 23, 2009 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

IN TODAY'S AUDIO REPORT:: Saving the planet on less than 50 cents a day!; Energy companies sued for conspiracy; Do not ask for whom the Toll House co...

Stimulus Dollars Funding Clean-Diesel Projects

Business First of Columbus: | Matt Burns | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Federal stimulus dollars are picking up where a nearly $20 million state program aimed at cutting diesel engine emissions left off....

Clean Energy Bill Can Be Better

Gillian Caldwell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Gillian Caldwell

America has a chance to lead in the global race if we pass a bill that truly levels the playing field for clean renewable energy

Congressmen Press EPA To Investigate BP Pollution

Crain's Chicago Business | Lorene Yue | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

More than a dozen federal legislators from both sides of the aisle are calling upon the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to scrutinize pollution p...

Sotomayor's "Green" Decision

Michael A. Livermore and Richard L. Revesz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael A. Livermore and Richard L. Revesz

Judge Sonia Sotomayor's paper trail on the environment is slim, but one decision has drawn praise from environmentalists, and some concerns from business.

Green News Report - May 19, 2009 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

In Today's Audio Report: One step forward and two steps back for Obama and the Democrats -- the changing political climate of climate change politics....


Michael DeJong | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael DeJong

I hope that the Sierra Club continues to support the new proposed bill more enthusiastically than they have the "greenwashing" efforts of their shot-gun bride, Clorox Corporation.