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Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog DeSmogBlog has obtained dozens of emails that lend an inside view of how the U.S. State Department secretly handed Enbridge a permit to expand the capacity of its U.S.-...
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Apr 20, 2015 at 11:37 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
Background : For at least two and half years The City of Berkeley and its residents have ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 8 comments on Fri Mar 27, 2015 at 07:13 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog On January 16, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers gave Enbridge a controversialNationwide Permit 12 green-light for its proposed Line 78 pipeline, set to bring heavy tar ...
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Jan 28, 2015 at 01:25 PM PST with 11 Recommends
Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog Several environmental groups have filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of State and Secretary John Kerry over the permitting of a controversial border-crossing ...
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri Nov 14, 2014 at 02:12 PM PST with 5 Recommends
Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog Just over a month before the United Nations convenes on September 23 in New York City to discuss climate change and activists gather for a week of action, the Obama ...
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 16 comments on Sun Aug 31, 2014 at 09:25 AM PDT with 30 Recommends
Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog On June 6, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit handed down a ruling that will serve as important precedent for the ongoing federal legal ...
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed Jun 25, 2014 at 02:24 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
Underground injections of millions of gallons of chemicals and water, called "fracking," have liberated massive amounts of cheap oil and natural gas in the US. The oil and gas giants are chafing at ...
by 6412093
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu Jul 24, 2014 at 04:21 PM PDT with 26 Recommends
Please do not assume that I'm an anti-enviro, pro oil, faux news champion. I've been falsely accused of that here, and it’s tedious. For more than 30 years my academic and professional life has ...
by AlaskanAnt
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Feb 04, 2014 at 03:40 PM PST with 1 Recommend
The short and the bitter of it is: On January 29, 2014, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a version of the Farm Bill that includes language that would be disastrous for all National Forests :
by emmasnacker
Comment Count 25 comments on Sat Feb 01, 2014 at 10:54 AM PST with 38 Recommends
Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog The ever-wise Yogi Berra once quipped "It's like déjà vu all over again," a truism applicable to a recent huge decision handed down by the United States District ...
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Nov 22, 2013 at 01:37 PM PST with 16 Recommends
This very good news comes on the heels of President Obama's address on Climate last week. U.S. and World Bank might stop financing dirty coal plants By John Upton The World Bank says it cares ...
by Lefty Coaster
Comment Count 19 comments on Sat Jun 29, 2013 at 02:04 AM PDT with 22 Recommends
Corps review won’t weigh impact of coal beyond NW By Hal Bernton “We have determined ... that the effects of shipping of coal outside U.S. waters and the burning of coal, wherever the ...
by Lefty Coaster
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed Jun 19, 2013 at 01:57 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
The EPA's authority to revoke the permit of the Spruce 1 mine, the largest planned mountaintop removal mine in America was reestablished by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, ...
by FishOutofWater
Comment Count 26 comments on Wed Apr 24, 2013 at 10:44 AM PDT with 90 Recommends
Some good news on the environmental front, and it comes from a Federal District Court Judge in California. It seems the Obama administration (specifically the Bureau of Land Management) approved ...
by Steven D
Comment Count 18 comments on Tue Apr 09, 2013 at 06:02 AM PDT with 67 Recommends
And this is why I've got President Obama's back. I knew he would come out swinging second term. bloomberg--Obama Will Use Nixon-Era Law to Fight Climate Change President Barack Obama is preparing ...
by cordgrass
Comment Count 19 comments on Fri Mar 15, 2013 at 12:49 PM PDT with 23 Recommends
By Catherine Singley, Senior Policy Analyst, Economic and Employment Policy Project Like all Americans, Latino voters place jobs and the economy at the top of their list of concerns this year. The ...
by NCLR
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Aug 09, 2012 at 01:52 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
Since I've drawn just about every Republican gerrymander under the sun, I decided to try a Democratic Pennsylvania. Considering I may be spending my next four years in Lower Merion Township (I'd say ...
by IllinoyedR
Comment Count 37 comments on Tue Dec 06, 2011 at 08:53 AM PST with 2 Recommends
Dear Governor Corbett, You don’t know me and, based on your budget, you probably don’t want to. I’m a teacher. But that’s actually not even the most important facet of who I am. Mostly, I’...
by Tom Borthwick
Comment Count 8 comments on Sat Mar 19, 2011 at 08:34 AM PDT with 18 Recommends
Sheesh . .. can't these guys ever get it straight?
by bobdevo
Comment Count 54 comments on Thu Jun 03, 2010 at 09:22 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
When I started writing this diary, I intended to examine seven major environmental laws which provide exemptions for the oil and gas industry. There is just too much information regarding each ...
by gchaucer2
Comment Count 52 comments on Mon May 24, 2010 at 01:28 PM PDT with 74 Recommends