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Congressman Barton Apologizes to BP ?!?

This video clip is so outrageous it speaks for itself: httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0cp_D0oC4ac&feature=player_embeddedamazing....... In his opening remarks at House Energy and Commerce hearing, Rep. Joe Barton (R-TX) actually apologized to BP CEO Tony Hayward.…

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Field Update from the Front Lines of the Oil Disaster

Guest blog by Linda Young, Director of the Clean Water Network of Florida As I sit here typing, wave after wave of oil is washing ashore in Orange Beach, AL and there…

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Its Official - Taxpayers Take On Nuclear Risk

This blog was written by Sara Barczak, former Regional Advocacy Director with the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy.

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The Time Is Now, We Can Wait No Longer

This blog is a special re-post from the original Huffington Post blog by Gloria Reuben.  Gloria is a nationally known environmental activist and a special 
advisor to The Alliance for Climate Protection.…

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New Fuel Efficiency Standards and Our Gas Guzzling Habits

This post was co-authored by Ulla-Britt Reeves and Toni Reale As the Gulf oil disaster worsens by the hour beyond epic proportions, our nation's fuel consumption from vehicles takes on entirely new…

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Beyond Petroleum - How communities and decision makers are responding to the Gulf oil disaster

Although the oil continues to gush and new photographs of oil-soaked birds and wetlands are circulated daily, some residents and leaders in the Gulf region are looking beyond the current petroleum disaster…

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The Clean Air Act defended in close vote

Earlier today, the Senate voted by a margin of 53 to 47 to reject a resolution sponsored by Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski (S.J. Res 26).  This resolution was aptly named the "Dirty…

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Dirty Energy Hunt in Florida through 1Sky

Guest Blog by Debbie Attias Last weekend, a group of cyclists and local activists got together for a picnic at Biscayne National Park.  This wasn't just any picnic, though.... From this park,…

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Evidence Mounts As We Wait For Meaningful Coal Ash Regulation

EPA has finally taken initial action to regulate coal ash.  In a preliminary announcement on May 4, EPA proposed two distinctly different options for regulating the toxic mess left behind from burning…

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The Wait is Over for Florida as Tar Balls Wash Ashore

Guest Blog by Dr. Enid Sisskin The wait is over.  For the last six weeks we’ve waited and wondered when we in Florida would start seeing the physical impacts of the Gulf…