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"Oil and gas spills surge, two a day, residents often not notified"
posted by Amy Mall, 7/30/14
Amy Mall, Senior Policy Analyst, Washington, D.C.: The Denver Post headline says it ...
FERC Commissioners: Clean Power Plan Doesn't Spell Doom for Grid Reliability
posted by Allison Clements, 7/30/14
Allison Clements, Senior Attorney, Project for Sustainable FERC Energy Policy, New York: ...
EPA's Holds Clean Power Plan Hearings In DC, Atlanta, Denver, and Pittsburgh
posted by David Doniger, 7/30/14
David Doniger, Director, Climate and Clean Air Program, Washington, D.C.: EPA kicked ...
The cost of inaction: new CEA report
posted by Laurie Johnson, 7/29/14
Laurie Johnson, Chief Economist, Climate and Clean Air Program, Washington, DC: The ...
Guest blog: Testimony from Lance Robertson, Executive Director of NBLC
posted by Fernando Cazares, 7/29/14
Fernando Cazares, NRDC / Voces Verdes Fellow, Washington, D.C.: Testimony for EPA ...
EPA's Denver hearing on the Clean Power Plan: My comments
posted by Noah Long, 7/29/14
Noah Long, Legal Director, Western Energy Project, Energy & Transportation Program, San Francisco: ...
California and Mexico - Good Neighbors Working Together for Clean Energy
posted by Annie Notthoff, 7/29/14
Annie Notthoff, California Advocacy Director, San Francisco office and Sacramento: ...
New report: Drinking water at risk from poorly regulated oil and gas waste injection
posted by Amy Mall, 7/29/14
Amy Mall, Senior Policy Analyst, Washington, D.C.: Yesterday the Government Accountability ...
The Proposed Bay Delta Conservation Plan Is the Wrong Approach for California
posted by Kate Poole, 7/29/14
Kate Poole, Senior Attorney, San Francisco: As California struggles to respond ...
What we like - and don't like - about our cities
posted by Kaid Benfield, 7/29/14
Kaid Benfield, Special Counsel for Urban Solutions, Washington, DC:     American ...

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Congrats to the Big Winners of Our Latest Photo Contest!
posted by Gail Henry, 7/11/13
By Gail Henry We're happy to announce the Summer 2013 winners ...
Solar Warrior
posted by Mark Andrew Boyer, 7/11/13
By Mark Andrew Boyer On a sunny but blustery morning on the Pine ...
A Shift in the Wind: Mourning the Arizona Wildfire Hotshots
posted by Michael Kodas, 7/2/13
By Michael Kodas “We are the land of the free because of the brave,” ...

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Regulaciones para vehículos ligeros en México
posted by Leticia Pineda, 7/23/14
Tuvimos oportunidad de reflexionar acerca de los retos y oportunidades en torno a la armonización ...
A luchar
posted by Adrianna Quintero, 7/23/14
Este verano marca un hito en la lucha contra el cambio climático. Desde ahora hasta el 12 de ...
Domando el caos climático
posted by Evelyn Arevalo, 7/14/14
Después de una caótica Copa Mundial, donde se vieron genialidades y fatalidades, he quedado ...
Vive verde: Héroe del reciclaje en el pulmón del mundo
posted by Adrianna Quintero, 6/27/14
El mes pasado tuve la oportunidad de viajar a la amazonia colombiana a visitar a un empresario que ...

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Two Zijin Senior Staff Fined 1.15 Million RMB and Other Recent China Environmental Law, Public Participation, and Climate Change News
posted by Greenlaw, 1/14/11
紫金矿业两高管被罚115万以及其他最近的中国环境法、公众参与及气候变化的新闻 Two Zijin senior staff fined 1.15 million RMB, Zijin to donate ...
NRDC Beijing Office-DSM Staff Engineer – Job Opening
posted by JingJing Qian, 1/12/11
The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) is seeking a full-time staff engineer for the Demand Side ...
The Warriors of Qiugang – A New Documentary on the Struggle to Save China’s Environment
posted by Alex Wang, 1/10/11
A great deal has been written about the struggles to resolve China’s overwhelming environmental problems, ...
Progress and Retreat for Environmental Transparency in China: Announcing the 2009-10 Pollution Information Transparency Index (PITI) Results
posted by Alex Wang, 1/4/11
Environmental transparency in China showed both progress and retreat over the past year, and many ...

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