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Dreaming About Taking Back America

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 12.18.2011 | Green
Marcia G. Yerman

Let's keep the dialogue civil. We can reach out and try to explain to others why protecting the environment and the economy are not mutually exclusive.

Congress Attacks Breathtaking

Wendy Gordon | Posted 12.17.2011 | Green
Wendy Gordon

We cannot wait until the next election. Attacks on our health and environmental safeguards are happening now.

The TRAIN Act Cuts the Heart out of the Clean Air Act

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 12.10.2011 | Green
Marcia G. Yerman

Just when you thought it couldn't get any worse, the TRAIN Act, made it through the House of Representatives. But as Yogi Berra would say, "It ain't over 'til it's over."

"If You Can't Breathe, You Can't Work"

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 11.28.2011 | Green
Marcia G. Yerman

In response to the ongoing Republican talking points about how EPA regulations are harming the economy, Boxer suggested, "If you can't breathe, you can't work."

Over the Cliff (and Into the Cooling Saucer)

Carl Pope | Posted 11.25.2011 | Politics
Carl Pope

As John Boehner well knows, the fundamental strategy of holding disaster relief hostage to cutting clean-energy innovation, and then voting for less money for disasters than Congress knows will be needed, cannot come close to passing in the U.S. Senate.

Lynne Peeples

TRAIN Wreck: Greens Urge Senate To Derail House Bill | Lynne Peeples | Posted 11.23.2011 | Green

The U.S. House of Representatives forwarded a bill on Friday that environmental leaders warn would undermine the Environmental Protection Agency's abi...

Lucia Graves

White House Doubles Down On Pledge To Defend Clean Air Act | Lucia Graves | Posted 11.21.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- The White House on Wednesday threatened to veto legislation that would delay the implementation of certain air quality standards by furt...