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The Clean Air Act has protected Americans and the air we breathe from harmful pollution for 40 years. Some members of Congress are now attempting to weaken and dismantle this time-tested safeguard of public health. Read more >

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Clean Energy Jobs a Labor Day Bright Spot
posted by Rhea Suh, 9/5/15
Rhea Suh, President, New York City: As we pause to celebrate the American worker, we ...
Virginia set to use finance to fight climate change
posted by Sarah Dougherty, 9/4/15
Sarah Dougherty, Welch Environmental Innovation Fellow, Washington, D.C.: Virginia ...
Polluters Spend Millions Lobbying the Government to Lie to You About Whether the Air is Safe to Breathe
posted by John Walke, 9/4/15
John Walke, Clean Air Director/ Senior Attorney, Washington, D.C.: In my last two blog ...
U.S. Moving to Protect the Atlantic Ocean's Grand Canyons and Majestic Mountains
posted by Brad Sewell, 9/3/15
Brad Sewell, Senior Attorney, New York: Historic news: the Obama Administration announced ...
New Report: California's Climate Policies Benefit Manufacturing and Help Reduce Energy Bills
posted by David Puzey, 9/3/15
David Puzey, Policy Advisor, Energy & Transportation Program, San Francisco: ...
Southern Resident Orcas Too Magnificent to Lose
posted by Giulia C.S. Good Stefani, 9/2/15
Giulia C.S. Good Stefani, Attorney, Marine Mammal and Southern California Ecosystems Projects, Santa ...
Tar sands pipeline companies push cockamamie schemes while arctic melts
posted by Liz Barratt-Brown, 9/2/15
Liz Barratt-Brown, Senior Advisor, International Program, Washington, DC: All is not ...
How China is Taking Major Steps to Control Shipping Air Pollution
posted by Barbara Finamore, 9/2/15
Barbara Finamore, Senior Attorney and Asia Director, Beijing: In a series of announcements ...
New Life Breathed Into "Filed and Forgotten" Utility Reports: Significant Energy Efficiency Savings Available to Ohioans for Years to Come
posted by Samantha Williams, 9/2/15
Samantha Williams, Staff Attorney, Chicago: A new study by the American Council for ...
New England's Ocean Treasures Need Permanent Federal Protection
posted by Brad Sewell, 9/1/15
Brad Sewell, Senior Attorney, New York: Tomorrow evening, a crowd of hundreds will ...

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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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Estados Unidos lanzó su Plan de Energía Limpia ¿Qué podemos esperar de América Latina?
posted by Carolina Herrera, 8/26/15
Este blog fue escrito por: Maria Alejandra Martinez y Carolina Herrera Jáuregui. La versión original ...
Verano de progreso en la lucha contra el cambio climático
posted by Adrianna Quintero, 8/26/15
Agosto empezó bien tanto para la salud de nuestra comunidad que vive en Estados Unidos como para la ...
"Eran mares los cañales..."
posted by Evelyn Arevalo, 8/21/15
Cañaveral en flor es una de las poesías de Alfredo Espino que mi madre solía recitar con frecuencia ...
Presenciando el progreso sobre el clima en EE.UU.
posted by Rhea Suh, 8/20/15
El Plan de Energía Limpia es el paso más importante que Estados Unidos puede tomar para combatir el ...

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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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