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Kate Sheppard

Environmental Groups Look Forward To A Long Two (Or More) Years Of A GOP Congress

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 11.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -– To say Tuesday was a bad day for environmental groups would be an understatement. In his opening remarks at a National Press Club e...

Kate Sheppard

Big Greens Spending Big Green In 2014 Midterms

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 09.29.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- First there was a pickup truck. Then there was an ark. The vehicle of choice for drawing attention to the NextGen Climate Action Comm...

Kate Sheppard

She's As Good As A GOP Senator Gets On The Environment. Is That Good Enough?

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 06.30.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Over the course of her career, Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) has stood apart from most of her GOP colleagues on the issue of the environm...

Environmental Groups: Joni Ernst Is Beholden To Sarah Palin

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 06.24.2014 | Politics

Iowa Republican Senate candidate Joni Ernst is facing a new round of attack ads, this time from environmental groups tying her to former Republican vi...

Kate Sheppard

EPA Releases Much-Anticipated Limits On Power Plant Emissions

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 08.28.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Environmental Protection Agency unveiled new standards on Monday, calling for a 30 percent cut in carbon emissions from power plants...

Kate Sheppard

Green Groups Join Forces To Direct Dollars To Pro-Environment Candidates

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 04.14.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The League of Conservation Voters and the Natural Resources Defense Council Action Fund announced Monday that they are joining forces on...

Kate Sheppard

Environmental Groups Launch Ad Blitz Defending Vulnerable Lawmakers

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 03.24.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON—Environmental groups are launching a multi-million dollar television advertising blitz to defend vulnerable members of Congress in four s...

Kate Sheppard

Environmentalists Say Kerry 'Has No Choice But To Reject The Keystone XL Permit'

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 02.19.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -– National environmental leaders say they are "confident" that Secretary of State John Kerry and President Barack Obama will eventually ...

John Kasich's Advisers Knew Of Plan To Target 'Eco-Left' As State Promoted Fracking Effort

The Huffington Post | Kate Sheppard | Posted 02.18.2014 | Politics

Top advisers to Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) were aware of a plan that the state's Department of Natural Resources was undertaking to target the "eco-lef...

Kate Sheppard

Phil Radford Reflects On His Time Leading Greenpeace USA

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 02.12.2014 | Green

WASHINGTON –- When Phil Radford took the helm of Greenpeace USA in April 2009, he promised to bring a renewed focus on the grassroots to the environ...

Kate Sheppard

Keystone XL Decision Likely Delayed Until 2014

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 08.26.2013 | Politics

A decision on the fate of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline will likely be delayed until after the release of an inspector general investigation into ...

Kate Sheppard

Environmental Group Targets Senator For Climate Change Denial

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 08.21.2013 | Politics

The League of Conservation Voters has launched a new television ad counterattacking Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson (R), who last week accused the group of...

Jennifer Bendery

Keystone XL: White House Backs Portion Of Pipeline That Ships U.S. Oil Overseas

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 02.28.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The White House is throwing its support behind a decision by TransCanada to build a portion of the Keystone XL pipeline, even though the...

I Think I Touched Brand's Phacelia...

Jim Noles | Posted 07.11.2011 | Green
Jim Noles

At this point, I'm sure that someone is self-righteously typing a comment that takes me to task for mocking the plight of such endangered species. A word to the wise -- don't do it.

Study: 40 Fish Species Could Vanish

AP | By JOHN HEILPRIN | Posted 06.18.2011 | Green

GENEVA -- A new study suggests that more than 40 fish species in the Mediterranean could vanish in the next few years. The study released Tuesday by ...

Weekly Mulch: Fighting the Joe Millers of the WorldWeekly Mulch: Fighting the Joe Millers of the World

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

Weekly Mulch: Fighting the Joe Millers of the Worldby Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium blogger Joe Miller, Sarah Palin's choice candidate for one of Ala...

Weekly Mulch: Clock Ticking for Climate Change Legislation

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
The Media Consortium

By Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium blogger Seven months out from the midterms, electoral anxieties are hampering potential climate change legislation. ...

The Ports Challenge

James P. Hoffa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
James P. Hoffa

I hate to think we've become a country that has lost the concept of public purpose, a country that allows corporations to poison the people who live nearby. But apparently they're too much for the trucking industry.

Labor-Environmental Coalition Targets Wal-Mart

The Washington Post | Ylan Q. Mui | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Labor groups renewed their campaign against Wal-Mart on Tuesday, launching a coalition that calls for improvements in the company's wages, health care...