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Kate Sheppard

Environmentalists Remain Hopeful After Supreme Court Emissions Ruling | Kate Sheppard | Posted 06.30.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- While the Supreme Court's Monday ruling on mercury standards was a setback for the Obama administration's drive to regulate emissions fr...

Sabrina Siddiqui

The Senate Is Fighting Over The Keystone XL Pipeline. Again. | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 06.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate is engaged in a fruitless battle over a pair of ill-fated energy bills. Again. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-...

Are Transition Plans Code for Climate Change Backtracking?

Carol Pierson Holding | Posted 08.24.2014 | Green
Carol Pierson Holding

The USDA Forest Service is pushing through the sale of nearly 6,200 acres of Tongass rainforest's old growth timber for 10-15 years of logging. Only a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Department investigation is forestalling the tragic event.

A Big Step Beyond Coal

Michael Brune | Posted 05.28.2012 | Green
Michael Brune

We know carbon pollution is bad for our health and our climate. We also know how to generate power with clean energy like solar and wind. So why keep hitting ourselves on the head by building more dirty power plants?

Mercury Ruling: Waiting For the EPA

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 02.19.2012 | Green
Marcia G. Yerman

As a writer for Moms Clean Air Force, I was eagerly waiting to hear the December 16 announcement from the Environmental Protection Agency on their new...

EPA Takes On Texas And Big Polluters In Unprecedented Move

The Huffington Post | Zoe Triska | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The Obama administration announced landmark plans Thursday to regulate greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the Unites States. A press release from the U...