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Report finds illegal use of diesel in fracking fluid, highlights problems with FracFocus
posted by Matthew McFeeley, 8/22/14
Matthew McFeeley, Attorney, Washington, D.C.: Last week, the Environmental Integrity ...
Latin America Green News: Renewables in Mexico, new blow to HidroAysén, Peru climate strategy
posted by Carolina Herrera, 8/22/14
Carolina Herrera, Latin America Advocate, Washington DC: Latin America Green News is ...
Why the Ice Bucket Challenge Gives Me the Chills
posted by Tracy Quinn, 8/22/14
Tracy Quinn, Water Policy Analyst, Santa Monica, California: Can one responsibly ...
Winning the Future We Want And Need
posted by Robert Friedman, 8/21/14
Robert Friedman, Youth Engagement Coordinator, New York City: Exactly one month from ...
Breaking Free of Big Oil: Despite Oil Company Opposition, California is Moving Toward a Cleaner Future
posted by Merrian Borgeson, 8/21/14
Merrian Borgeson, Senior Scientist, Energy and Transportation, San Francisco: The results ...
Building Smart Cities in India
posted by Anjali Jaiswal, 8/20/14
Anjali Jaiswal, Senior Attorney, San Francisco: In his Independence Day speech from ...
Protection for San Gabriel Mountains has broad support in advance of upcoming public meeting
posted by Ramya Sivasubramanian, 8/20/14
Ramya Sivasubramanian, Staff Attorney, Environmental Justice, Santa Monica, California: ...
Guest Blog Post by Hilary Yu: Exploring the Treasure State - A Summer with NRDC
posted by Matt Skoglund, 8/20/14
Matt Skoglund, Director, Northern Rockies Office, Bozeman, Montana: ...
Burning through Habitat: The Impacts of Coal Mining on the Future of Sage Grouse
posted by Amanda Jahshan, 8/20/14
Amanda Jahshan, Wildlife Energy Conservation Fellow, Bozeman, MT: Here is a guest blog ...
Granting Big Oil a Free Pass Under California's Clean Energy Law Would Be a Giant Leap Backward
posted by Alex Jackson, 8/19/14
Alex Jackson, Legal Director, California Climate Project, San Francisco: In their ...

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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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Manos a la obra con un plan fuerte para proteger a los floridanos de la contaminación de carbono
posted by Pamela Rivera, 8/20/14
A lo largo de nuestra campaña para animar al gobernador de la Florida, Rick Scott, para desarrollar ...
Los estadounidenses expresan apoyo por normas para combatir el cambio climático
posted by Frances Beinecke, 8/18/14
La Agencia de Protección Ambiental llevó a cabo audiencias públicas exitosas en ...
California y México trabajarán juntos por mejores regulaciones ambientales
posted by Leticia Pineda, 8/1/14
Este lunes en el marco de la visita del Gobernador de California Jerry Brown a México, se ...
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 ...

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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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