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Murkowski’s Dirty Air Attack Faces Withering Criticism

1/20/2010 // By Miles Grant

Scrutiny has especially focused on her contributions from electric utilities and Big Oil — Sen. Murkowski is among Congress’ biggest recipients of polluter cash. But as soon as today, she may move forward with her attempt to gut the Clean Air Act anyway Read more >

Polluter Dirty Air Acts Come to Light – Help Stop Them

1/13/2010 // By Miles Grant

At first it seemed like simply one bad idea from one senator. But now we know the real story — a tangled web of public officials, polluter lobbyists, and efforts to gut the Clean Air Act. Read more >

Promising News from Arkansas for Senate Climate Bill

12/11/2009 // By Miles Grant

As Senators Kerry, Graham and Lieberman unveiled their Senate clean energy and climate framework yesterday, prospects for progress got a boost from Arkansas Senators Lincoln and Pryor.
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Unfinished Business

11/19/2009 // By Larry Schweiger

Here is my posting on National Journal’s blog in response to Senator Majority Leader Harry Reid’s announcement Tuesday that Democrats will wait until to spring to debate climate legislation on the Senate floor: Hope springs eternal, but the idea of […] Read more >

Senate Progress for Clean Energy & Climate Action

11/6/2009 // By Miles Grant

The Senate Environment & Public Works Committee passed the Clean Energy Jobs & American Power Act yesterday on an 11-1 vote. Read more >

Boxer Reaches Out to Republicans on Clean Energy Bill

11/2/2009 // By Miles Grant

New developments for the Senate clean energy & climate bill — Barbara Boxer is reaching out to Republicans. Read more >

Boxer Pushes to Move Senate Climate Bill Forward

10/29/2009 // By Miles Grant

Denier in chief Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-OK) is threatening to try to block the Clean Energy Jobs & American Power Act, the historic clean energy & climate legislation before the Senate Environment & Public Works Committee. But Sen. Barbara Boxer […] Read more >

NWF’s Larry Schweiger to Testify on Capitol Hill

10/28/2009 // By Miles Grant

National Wildlife Federation President & CEO Larry Schweiger is set to testify before the Senate Environment & Public Works Committee today. Here’s what Larry wrote on his blog yesterday previewing the hearing: I’ll be testifying in front of the Senate […] Read more >

Still Think Climate Change Is Just For Treehuggers?

10/27/2009 // By Larry Schweiger

For those who might still think that climate change only matters to treehuggers, check out what some courageous leaders from communities on the front lines of climate impacts said as they are in Washington, D.C. today to ask their Senators […] Read more >

Can All Senators Hear Growing Clamor for Clean Energy?

10/27/2009 // By Miles Grant

I spent the day watching the Senate Environment & Public Works Committee’s hearing on the Clean Energy Jobs & American Power Act. But while I listened to Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-OK) deny even basic climate science, what was most remarkable […] Read more >