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New York City: Come Out and Tell the State to Keep Our Water Clean

First, some good news.  Responding to the calls of concerned folks across the state, the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation yesterday extended the public comment period until December 31 on its draft environmental impact

A Great Environmental Steward

President Obama and EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson today appointed Judith Enck as the head of EPA's key region two office, the office that han

American Corn Growers Association Pushes for Senate Climate Bill by Year’s End

In a statement released yesterday by its President Keith Bolin, the American Corn Growers Association (ACGA) added its voice to the rapidly growing number of industry groups across the U.S.

Urge the Obama Administration to Save Coal River Mountain

Rising above a picturesque valley in southern West Virginia, like an oasis in the midst of coal country, Coal River Mountain represents the last, best hope for a community resisting the legacy of dirty energy in this part of Appalachia.  For the past two years, local residents have been wagi

More than 100 Elite Economists Agree: Global Warming is a Risk to the Economy

Earlier this week, some political theater unfolded during hearings before the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works.

IARC confirms link between formaldehyde and leukemia

I won't bury the lead: last week the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), the most prestigious international body for cancer assessment in the world, determined that