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Mixed Bag: OH Supreme Court Strikes Down Local Fracking Ordinances, But Leaves Door Open for Communities to Adopt Protections
posted by Daniel Raichel, 3/4/15
Daniel Raichel, Staff Attorney, New York: Contributing author Meleah Geertsma Sometimes ...
California's Underground Injection Program is a Mess, See For Yourself...
posted by Lance Larson, 3/4/15
Lance Larson, Science Center Fellow, Washington, D.C.: California has a big problem ...
The U.S. must enforce its Existing Trade Agreement with Peru before Signing the Largest Trade Agreement in History
posted by Amanda Maxwell, 3/4/15
Amanda Maxwell, Latin America Advocate, Washington, DC: The United States government ...
Mathematics for Sale!
posted by Walton Shepherd, 3/4/15
Walton Shepherd, Staff Attorney, Washington, D.C.: The well-paid but discredited chorus ...
INDIA GREEN NEWS: India Railway Plans Solar Projects; Union Budget Released; New Air Pollution Study Reveals Compromised Lifespan
posted by Ariel Cooper, 3/4/15
Ariel Cooper, Program Assistant, San Francisco: India Green News is a selection of ...
Who in the United States will be Most Harmed by Ocean Acidification?
posted by Lisa Suatoni, 3/4/15
Lisa Suatoni, Senior Scientist, New York: In 2007, when Whiskey Creek Shellfish Hatchery ...
Hermosa Beach Votes No on Oil
posted by Damon Nagami, 3/4/15
Damon Nagami, Senior Attorney, Santa Monica: On Tuesday night, voters in Hermosa Beach ...
State Shuts Down 12 More Wells Pumping Oil Waste into California Drinking Water
posted by Briana Mordick, 3/4/15
Briana Mordick, Staff Scientist, San Francisco: Regulators in California ordered operators ...
A Decade of Protection at the Northern Channel Islands (guest blog by Jenn Eckerle)
posted by Seth Atkinson, 3/4/15
Seth Atkinson, Staff Attorney, San Francisco: Jenn Eckerle is an Ocean Policy Analyst ...
Young New Yorkers Advocate for Climate Education Resolution
posted by Robert Friedman, 3/4/15
Robert Friedman, Campaigner, New York City: Young people have a unique stake in the ...

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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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El cambio climático amenaza la salud en EE. UU. pero el Plan de Energía Limpia puede protegernos
posted by Juan Declet-Barreto, 2/28/15
Las emisiones de carbono que causan el cambio climático amenazan nuestra salud provocando olas de calor ...
Plan de exploración petrolera mar adentro pone en riesgo el ártico y el litoral este
posted by Peter Lehner, 2/12/15
El gobierno de Obama ha propuesto un plan de perforación petrolera y de gas mar adentro. El plan abriría ...
Bienvenido sea el 2015: ¡#VocesVerdes celebra quinto aniversario!
posted by Analisa Freitas, 2/10/15
El diciembre pasado marcó el quinto aniversario de Voces Verdes y agradecemos a todos los socios y ...
La Secretaría de Energía publica mejores normas de eficiencia de combustible para los vehículos del gobierno federal de México
posted by Amanda Maxwell, 2/6/15
Este blog fue escrito por Sam Hoyle, pasante con el Proyecto de Latinoamérica de NRDC. La Secretaría ...

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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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