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EPA criticizes environmental review of Keystone XL pipeline

Published: 
Tue, 04/23/2013 - 8:40am
Category: 
Energy

The agency responds to the State Department's draft report, which concluded the project would have a minimal impact.

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The E.P.A. Backs Off on Factory Farms

Published: 
Sun, 06/16/2013 - 10:21pm
Category: 
Shopping & Food

The Environmental Protection Agency is obliged under the Clean Water Act to monitor America’s waterways and shield them from the toxic runoff from factory farms.

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Obama Readying Emissions Limits on Power Plants

Published: 
Thu, 06/20/2013 - 8:29am
Category: 
Energy

President Obama is preparing regulations limiting carbon dioxide emissions from existing power plants, senior officials said Wednesday. 

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Invest, Divest and Prosper

Published: 
Fri, 06/28/2013 - 9:13pm
Category: 
Energy

It has been a busy news week, what with voting rights, gay marriage and Paula Deen. Even so, it’s remarkable how little attention the news media gave to President Obama’s new “climate action plan.”

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The Dilemma of a Hardcore Environmentalist: Trying Not to Scare the S#*+ Out of My Family, or Succumb to Defeatist Apathy

Published: 
Mon, 09/16/2013 - 8:11pm
Category: 
Chemicals

First disclaimer: I'm NOT that hardcore. I don't eat a strictly plant-based diet... yet. I ONLY take the bus when it works time-wise, or ride my bike when traffic volume and ecological impulses align.