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Koch Brothers Invest in Climate Change Denial

Over the past year, industrialists Charles and David Koch have garnered considerable media attention for their extensive funding of conservative infrastructure. In August of 2010, The New Yorker magazine published an in-depth…

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With Clean Air and Justice for All

This Thursday, May 26th, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will hold a public hearing in Atlanta, Georgia to solicit comments on the proposed and long-awaited rule to set national standards for mercury…

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Scientists debate human influence on climate

This blog was written by John D. Wilson, former Deputy Director for Regulatory Policy at the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy.

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Diesel Clean Up Opportunities for Congress

"Diesel exhaust is among the substances that may pose the greatest risk to the U.S. population." That's the latest statement by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, who recently released their updated National…

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Three strikes and we are all out

Post-Vote Update: On Wednesday, April 6, the Senate rejected all 4 amendments to a Small Business Bill (S. 493) that would have blocked the Environmental Protection Agency’s ability to control carbon pollution…

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Join us at the Powershift 2011 conference in DC!

This post was authored by Dan Cannon, Florida Organizer for the Southern Energy Network, a program of the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy. On April 15th – 18th, I will be surrounded…

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IPL Educates Faithful on Connection Between Food and Climate Change

This guest post was written by Andrée Duggan of Interfaith Power & Light. A new program, Cool Harvest, run by Interfaith Power & Light (IPL) hopes to build on successful faith &…

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One step forward, two steps back

It was a mixed week for energy policy on Capitol Hill as the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) officially proposed new standards to reduce mercury/air toxics levels even as Congress took steps to…

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Making House (and Senate) calls for clean air and clean energy

Yesterday, 1Sky Florida supporters visited Senator Bill Nelson's offices in Miami (Coral Gables) and Orlando to urge his support in protecting the Environmental Protection Agency's authority to regulate greenhouse gas emissions, blocking…

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Congress is penny wise but pound foolish to slash funding for Clean Air Act and public health protections

With pledges to 'reign in federal spending,' the House of Representatives passed a spending bill (H.R.1) last week to continue funding the government through the 2011 fiscal year. This spending bill, which…