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Polluters Lose in Clean Air Act Attack

4/6/2011 // By Joe Mendelson

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, varying polluter interests attempted to highjack a bill (S. 493) […] Read more >

Wednesday – House and Senate Attack Clean Air – Take Action!

4/6/2011 // By Tony Iallonardo

Today the Senate is scheduled to vote on a series of polluter-backed amendments to the Clean Air Act. While the details differ, all these amendments have one thing in common – they aim to block or eliminate parts of the […] Read more >

Climate Capsule: Riding the Budget Wave

4/5/2011 // By Amanda Stone

Hello Capsule readers! In addition to the wind, rain, and cherry blossom pollen, there’s tension in the air this week as questions abound. Will certain Congressmen keep trying to attach riders that destroy our environmental protections to the budget bill? […] Read more >

Everyone Wants Clean Air, Especially Latinos

4/4/2011 // By Miguel Mejia

It’s no mystery that clean air is good for all – who honestly wants more mercury, smog, arsenic, and other nasty toxics and metals invading their communities and wreaking havoc on their health? Is there such a thing as too much clean […] Read more >

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It’s April Fool’s Day, and the Joke’s On Us

4/1/2011 // By Mekell Mikell

When it comes to the environment, water pollution is the issue Americans worry about the most. Unfortunately, members of Congress are making light of those fears just in time for April Fool’s Day. The amendments and riders attached to the […] Read more >

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Political Theater Becomes a Messy Political Spectacle

3/31/2011 // By Jeremy Symons

It must have sounded like a reasonable idea when polluters first pressed the newly elected Congress to come to their aid. Read more >

TODAY – Clean Air Act Showdown in Senate – Take action

3/30/2011 // By Tony Iallonardo

Today the Senate is scheduled to vote on a series of polluter-backed amendments to the Clean Air Act. While the details differ, all these amendments have one thing in common – they aim to block or eliminate parts of the […] Read more >

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Climate Capsule: Clean Air Act Under Siege

3/29/2011 // By Amanda Stone

This week’s stories: Highlight of the Week: Clean Air Act Faces More Attacks Quote: Former EPA heads Bill Ruckelshaus and Christine Todd Whitman Economic Story of the Week: Treasury grants spur clean energy Editorial of the Week: No compromises on […] Read more >

Clean Air Act Event, Stark State College, Ohio

Video: Too much clean air?

3/25/2011 // By Danielle Korpalski

Why would Congress seek to weaken the Clean Air Act?  Do Members of Congress really believe we have too much clean air?  These were some of the questions asked by concerned citizens last night at the National Wildlife Federation’s Clean […] Read more >

House and Senate Bills Offer a Breath of Fresh Air from Fossil Fuels

3/24/2011 // By Mekell Mikell

Lawmakers in the U.S. House and Senate are working to keep air and water clean and protect wildlife habitats and public health from the impacts of oil and gas drilling. Several bills in Congress aim to bring greater transparency to […] Read more >