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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 >

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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 >

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Uncorking Limits on Power Plant and Refinery Pollution

12/23/2010 // By Joe Mendelson

There is good news on the horizon in the effort to tackle global warming pollution. Using authority provided by Congress and affirmed by the Supreme Court, today the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it will begin using Section 111 […] Read more >

Whose Air Is It? (Video)

9/17/2010 // By Miles Grant

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Showdown Today on Big Oil Bailout in Senate

6/10/2010 // By Tony Iallonardo

By Washington, DC standards this is high drama.  A close vote is expected that sets the stage for whether the government can move aggressively to rein in global warming pollution. On one side is Big Oil and their Senate surrogate, […] Read more >

Mississippi Students Want Cleaner Air and A Brighter Future

2/26/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

By Larry J. Schweiger I had a wonderful time today at Millsaps College in Mississippi talking with about 60 students interested in what they can do to protect their future and create clean energy jobs in Mississippi. I was glad […] Read more >

Climate Activists Stake Out Polluter Lobbyist Fundraiser

2/25/2010 // By Miles Grant

Check out this video of Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), co-author of the Dirty Air Act arriving at a fundraiser organized by polluter lobbyists at a swank DC restaurant. Youth activists were waiting outside with surgical masks & “Dirty Air Act” signs as Murkowski hurried past. Read more >

Dirty Air Act Backers Feeling the Heat

2/17/2010 // By Miles Grant

Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) already took a public drubbing when she introduced the so-called Dirty Air Act. Now, three more senators are in the line of fire for co-sponsoring her bill.
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Preserve the Clean Air Act’s Protections

1/25/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

By Larry J. Schweiger I posted this response “Preserve the Clean Air Act’s Protections” on National Journal’s blog in response to the following question: Should Congress Stop EPA? Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, last week introduced a disapproval resolution — essentially […] Read more >

NWF in Alaska to Murkowski “Stop Attacking the EPA”

1/22/2010 // By Miles Grant

The National Wildlife Federation’s Pacific Regional Center in Anchorage has been on the front lines of working to stop Sen. Lisa Murkowski’s Dirty Air Act attacks on the Environmental Protection Agency. Read more >

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