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The President Sabotages Clean Air Protections, Part 1

September 5, 2011-by John Walke, Clean Air Director, Natural Resources Defense Council. In the most outrageous environmental offense of the Obama administration, the president himself has intervened politically to block the Environmental Protection Agency from correcting an unprotective smog standard that the … Continue reading

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The EPA: the Tea Party’s next target House Republicans aim to defund the Environmental Protection Agency, rolling back 40 years’ progress on clean air and water

August 4, 2011-by Diane Roberts in the UK Guardian You’d think Congress would be too busy wrecking the economy to attack the environment. Yet, in the midst of a packed schedule snapping at President Obama’s heels and lunging for each … Continue reading

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Valley Watch responds to EPA Air Toxics proposal

March 16, 2011-Press Release from Valley Watch regarding EPA’s proposal to reduce toxic emissions from power plants. Valley Watch is pleased that EPA has finally proposed concrete rules to control toxic air pollution from coal fired power plants. “Required by … Continue reading

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EPA’s Blind Spot: Hexavalent Chromium in Coal Ash. Merom powerplant in Indiana on danger list

February 1, 2011-Press Release from EarthJustice– Just weeks after recent headlines about hexavalent chromium, a cancer-causing toxic chemical, contaminated drinking water systems around the U.S., a new report shows that scores of leaking coal ash sites across the country are additional … Continue reading

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