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Conservative Supreme Court Justices Affirm Climate Science

Today’s decision by the Supreme Court in American Electric Power v. Connecticut may have foreclosed (for now) the possibility of states using federal common law to seek carbon pollution limits …

Mercury Air Pollution

A Letter from the Mercury Frontline

Nearly all of our exposure to mercury occurs through eating fish and shellfish. Mercury pollution spewing from power plants settles in our lakes and rivers where microscopic organisms convert the inorganic …

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Adventures with Mercury Manchin and His Sidekick Electric Portman

The polluter parade of attacks on the Clean Air Act just keeps marching in Washington, DC.  This week, it is expected that Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Rob Portman (R-OH) will introduce a new …

Coal-fired power plant on Potomac River in Alexandria, VA (by NWF's Miles Grant)

Government Shutdown = Polluter Holiday?

As the budget battle continues, little attention is being paid to what a federal government shutdown might mean for safety of our air, water and land if government employees are forced home.

Save the Clean Air Act: Dozens of Editorials

Newspapers from every corner of the nation are calling on Congress to keep their hands off of the Clean Air Act.  The bipartisan 40-year old legislation enjoys broad support in …

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Polluters Lose in Clean Air Act Attack

Today, attempts to rollback parts of the Clean Air Act that direct the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to address carbon pollution failed in the Senate. In a game of political hide-and-seek, …

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New EPA Action on Mercury is a Game Changer

Today,  the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released new proposed limits on the mercury, arsenic, dioxin, and other toxic air pollutants spewing from the nation’s coal-fired power plants. (See EPA’s press …

Air Pollution

Investing in Clean Air: Great Returns

If I told you about an investment opportunity where you could receive 30 times the amount invested each year over the course of thirty years, I bet you would jump …

The House budget is an unprecendent attack on the environment and public health. (Image courtesy of www.treehugger.com)

House Seeks to Gag, Handcuff, and Eliminate Action on Climate Change

Last week, the House of Representatives completed work on a bill known as a H.R. 1, a Continuing Resolution (CR) designed to make sure the U.S. government stays open for …

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A “Tex-Extremist” Approach to the Clean Air Act

 A “Tex-tremist” Approach to the Clean Air Act Texans enjoy better air quality like the rest of Americans thanks to a strong Clean Air Act. Unfortunately, some Texas politicians are …

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