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New EPA Website Gathers Resources on Watershed Health 24.4.2009 ENS
New EPA Website Gathers Resources on Watershed Health
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"The Largest Assault on Democracy and Freedom in this Country": GOP Congressman on Climate Bill 24.4.2009 TreeHugger
When it comes to talking about climate change and the costs of fighting it, it seems not all Republicans . Yesterday's opening of hearings on before the House included this grandstanding gem from Rep. John Shimkus (R-Ill.): This is the largest assault on democracy and freedom in this country that I’ve ever experienced. I’ve lived through some tough times in Congress. We’ve seen two wars, terrorist atta... ...
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Shrek: On Earth Day: A Green, I Mean Really Very Green, Perspective 23.4.2009 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
My friends are mostly animals. Sure, they talk and crack wise, but not one of them owns an SUV. Their carbon hoof prints are miniscule. And if they wear fur, they come by it honestly.
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Taylor Marsh: Are We Willing to Die for Our Country? 22.4.2009 Politics on HuffingtonPost.com
by Taylor Marsh Soldiers do it every day. But to save the tenets on which this country was founded, for which we have always stood...
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Ian Millhiser: Inhofe: Obama's Judicial Nominee is a Secret Muslim 21.4.2009 Politics on HuffingtonPost.com
Noted global warming denier James Inhofe, who once insisted that the United States base its foreign policy on the book of Genesis, announced on the...
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Taylor Marsh: Rape Law in Afghanistan Goes Down 17.4.2009 Politics on HuffingtonPost.com
by Taylor Marsh The Shiite feminists in Afghanistan won this one for themselves. Can we even use "Shiite" and "feminist" in the same phrase? Well,...
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Pioneers in Sustainability Form Advisory Board for Sustainable Brands '09 Wide range of perspectives creates profound picture of opportunity against backdrop of changing economic environment and societal demands 17.4.2009 ENN Network News - ENN
BURLINGAME, Calif., February 18, 2009 – Sustainable Life Media today announced a substantially expanded board of advisors assembled to help steer and play host to Sustainable Brands ’09, taking place May 31 – June 4, 2009 at the Monterey (CA) Conference Center. Now in its third year, the 3-day conference has become the preeminent gathering of sustainability, brand and design leaders focused on sustainability as a driver of revenue growth and brand equity in a complex and rapidly changing world.
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Across the United States, Waters in Crisis 15.4.2009 Daily Headlines (RSS)

WASHINGTON, Apr 15 (OneWorld.net) - Over the last years, up to 60 percent of lakes, rivers, streams, and drinking water sources across the United States have lost crucial environmental protections at the hands of polluters, developers, and the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Louisiana Begins Wetland Repair with Mississippi River Sediment 15.4.2009 ENS
Louisiana Begins Wetland Repair with Mississippi River Sediment
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New Report: Across America, Waters in Crisis 15.4.2009 Commondreams.org Newswire

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April 14, 2009

NRDC

For decades, the Clean Water Act has broadly protected America's lakes, rivers, streams, and drinking water sources from unregulated pollution and destruction, rescuing them from the dire straits they were in during the late 1960s and early 1970s.

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Wildlife At Risk as Iraq's Marshlands Shrink Again 10.4.2009 ENS
Wildlife At Risk as Iraq's Marshlands Shrink Again
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Taylor Marsh: Karzai Rape Law on 'Hold' 8.4.2009 Politics on HuffingtonPost.com
by Taylor Marsh One small step for the rabble-rousers. President Karzai underestimated the global attention that legalizing rape in Afghanistan would cause. Karzai's rape law...
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Democrates Pressure EPA to Green-light Pork 7.4.2009 Commondreams.org Newswire

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April 7, 2009

PEER

Democrats pushing pet projects are pressuring the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to short-circuit scientific reviews and anti-pollution protections, according to Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER). Politicians saying that they have "assurances" of favorable treatment undercut promises by the Obama administration that EPA and other environmental agencies would follow the rule of law rather than political dictates.

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Michigan Poised to Surrender Wetlands Control to Feds 7.4.2009 ENS
Michigan Poised to Surrender Wetlands Control to Feds
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Michigan Give Feds Notice of Surrendering Wetlands Program 3.4.2009 Commondreams.org Newswire

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April 3, 2009

Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER)

The State of Michigan has given formal notice to the federal government that the state is beginning the process of withdrawing its wetlands protection program and the federal agencies must prepare to take over permitting and enforcement, according to a letter released today by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER). Michigan's Legislature is still considering whether to adopt Gov. Jennifer Granholm's proposal to scrap wetland protections in her state.

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Lawsuit Challenges Obama’s Low Fuel Economy Standards 3.4.2009 ENN Network News - ENN
SAN FRANCISCO- The Center for Biological Diversity Thursday filed suit to strike down the Obama administration’s corporate average fuel economy (CAFE) standards for cars, trucks, and SUVs for model year 2011.
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Feingold Reintroduces Effort to Protect the Drinking Water of Over 100 Million Americans 2.4.2009 Commondreams.org Newswire

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April 2, 2009

US Senator Russ Feingold

U.S.

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Maine's Sears Island Port Plan Slammed 1.4.2009 Commondreams.org Newswire

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April 1, 2009

PEER

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has raised "substantial concerns" and strongly recommends against approval of Maine's plans for Sears Island., according to correspondence posted today by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER). At stake is the Maine Department of Transportation (DOT) plan to use the East Coast's largest undeveloped island as a cargo container port while using the rest of the island as a wetlands mitigation bank.

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Critics Cringe at Michigan Proposal to Hand Wetland Protection to EPA 26.3.2009 Truthout.com

    In budget pinch, governor wants EPA to take over.

    Traverse City, Michigan - Governor Jennifer Granholm's proposal to hand over protection of Michigan wetlands to the federal government comes as critics in Congress and elsewhere say federal agencies are falling down on the job.

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Coastal Wetlands May Get Climate Change Boost, Before Being Overwhelmed by Rising Seas 25.3.2009 TreeHugger
photo: via flickr Though in the long-run rising sea levels and temperatures because of climate change certainly still pose a threat to coastal wetlands, researchers from the Smithsonian Institution and the US Geological Survey have concluded a two year study on the effect of CO2 levels on soil elevation in marshes which adds a new wrinkle to the effects we can expect to see as the Earth continues to warm:... ...
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