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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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A Case for Non-Chemical Stressors
posted by Kristi Pullen, 4/25/15
Kristi Pullen, Staff Scientist, Washington, D.C.: Imagine for a moment that you have ...
New Senate Bill Would Repeal Clean Water Act
posted by Jon Devine, 4/25/15
Jon Devine, Senior Attorney, Washington, D.C.: Imagine you're a United States Senator ...
Los Angeles Launches #BioDiversifyLA to Protect Region's Rare Biodiversity
posted by Damon Nagami, 4/25/15
Damon Nagami, Senior Attorney, Santa Monica: (Photo credit: Office of Los Angeles ...
NRDC Tells Regulators and Lawmakers in Lansing that Clean Energy Helps the Poorest and Most Vulnerable
posted by Patrick Kenneally, 4/24/15
Patrick Kenneally, Staff Attorney, Chicago: The disproportionate impact energy has ...
California Drought and the Avocado Estates
posted by Ed Osann, 4/24/15
Ed Osann, Senior Policy Analyst, Santa Monica: Photo: Santa Fe Irrigation District ...
China's National Coal Cap Policy Could Save Nearly 50,000 Lives and $6.2 billion Every Year by 2020
posted by Barbara Finamore, 4/24/15
Barbara Finamore, Senior Attorney and Asia Director, Beijing: China's proposed national ...
Latin America Green News: Vaquita Marina sighting, Uruguay boosting renewables, illegal logging in Colombia
posted by Maria Martinez, 4/24/15
Maria Martinez, Program Assistant, Director of Programs & Latin America Project, Washington, D.C.: ...
Feds to GE: You're Still on the Hook for Toxic PCBs in Hudson River Fish
posted by Daniel Raichel, 4/24/15
Daniel Raichel, Staff Attorney, New York: A new report released yesterday by two federal ...
Fashion Revolution Day 2015
posted by Linda Greer, 4/24/15
Linda Greer, Director, Health and Environment Program, Washington, D.C.: Today around ...
Fixing a Clean Air Act program that ain't broke
posted by Ann Alexander, 4/24/15
Ann Alexander, Senior Attorney, Chicago: For several decades now, Illinois has been ...

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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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pLAn de Sostenibilidad del Alcalde Garcetti crea oportunidad para mejorar la transportacion en Los Angeles
posted by Fernando Cazares, 4/20/15
De vez en vez, los habitantes de Los Angeles podemos reflexionar sobre la ruta que lleva la ciudad y ...
9 Consejos para Celebrar el Día de la Tierra
posted by Noah Horowitz, 4/17/15
No es necesario que compres un automóvil hibrido o que instales paneles solares para lograr beneficios ...
Protección de la mariposa monarca requiere acción internacional
posted by Carolina Herrera, 4/13/15
Las mariposas monarca que ahora están regresando a los estados del sur de Estados Unidos para poner ...
EE.UU. toma medidas para proteger a las comunidades de los impactos del cambio climático
posted by Juan Declet-Barreto, 4/9/15
El 7 de abril de 2015, el gobierno de Obama anunció una iniciativa multisectoral inédita para "entender, ...

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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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