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Time to Decide: Protect Kids, or Polluters?

Pete Altman | Posted 10.29.2011 | Green
Pete Altman

NRDC is launching ads targeting policymakers and polluters urging them to make a simple commitment: protect kids from dangerous air pollution. It&rsqu...

Rockefeller's Bill Is a Sneak Attack on the Clean Air Act

Dan Lashof | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Dan Lashof

Rockefeller's proposal would not explicitly deny the problem -- it would just make it impossible for the EPA to do anything about it, at least when it comes to the largest sources, such as power plants and refineries.

Lost in the Woods: Senator Collins Repeats Weyerhaeuser's False Arguments for the Murkowski Resolution

Dan Lashof | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Dan Lashof

I spent most of the day watching the Senate debate on the Murkowski resolution and I’m very happy it went down to defeat 53-47. A victory is a v...

The Three Biggest Honkers from Senator Murkowski and Her Supporters

David Doniger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Doniger

They say truth is the first casualty in war. Senator Murkowski is leading a war to destroy the Clean Air Act as a tool to combat climate change.

The National Academy of Sciences is Clear About Climate Change, not Murky

Dan Lashof | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Dan Lashof

The choice facing Senators could not be more stark: Side with America's most authoritative scientific body or side with big oil.

American Power Act: NRDC's "First Read" of the Kerry-Lieberman Climate and Energy Legislation

David Doniger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Doniger

Senators John Kerry (D-MA) and Joe Lieberman (I-CT) unveiled today the long-awaited draft of their American Power Act.  The launch of their bill ...

Seven Murkowski Mistakes About the Clean Air Act and Global Warming

David Doniger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Doniger

Sen. Murkowski wants to overturn the Environmental Protection Agency’s scientific finding that global warming pollution is dangerous to Americans’ health and to their environment.

Senator Murkowski Lights a Fire Under Alaskan Ice

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Heather Taylor-Miesle

Clearly, Alaska is on the front lines of climate change - and they are losing the battle.