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Curbing coal plant emissions would save lots of lives. Not that this matters to EPA haters. A new study published in the ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 27 comments on Mon May 04, 2015 at 12:50 PM PDT with 79 Recommends
Mary Anne Hitt testifying with a very tiny Hazel. Thousands of parents across the U.S. today are taking part in the annual "Take Your Child to Work Day." It's a great chance to show our sons and ...
by Mary Anne Hitt
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Apr 23, 2015 at 09:12 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
On the heels of last week's fantastic Bloomberg Philanthropies and Beyond Coal announcement came some news from Michigan demonstrating once again how powerful our activists are. Michigan State ...
by Mary Anne Hitt
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Apr 17, 2015 at 10:43 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
Cross-Posted by DeSmogBlog The Billings Gazette has revealed that coal mining company Cloudpeak Energy ghost wrote protest letters to the U.S. Department of Interior (DOI) on behalf of allied ...
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Apr 17, 2015 at 09:50 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
The business case for ever building two coal export mega-terminals in the Pacific Northwest is falling apart. From the Guardian: China's coal imports fall nearly half in 12 months as anti-...
by Lefty Coaster
Comment Count 47 comments on Mon Apr 13, 2015 at 03:45 PM PDT with 98 Recommends
Illinois' largest public utility will now be overseen by a mayor who pledged to keep renewable energy as part of its energy mix. Springfield's Democratic Mayor-elect Jim Langfelder deserves credit ...
by Willinois
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Apr 08, 2015 at 10:13 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
Today, I had the honor of standing with Michael Bloomberg and dozens of Sierra Club volunteers, staff, and supporters in Washington, DC, to announce a new round of investment by Bloomberg ...
by Mary Anne Hitt
Comment Count 26 comments on Wed Apr 08, 2015 at 07:17 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
President Obama's election to his 2nd term energized the resistance against him and the result was a strong mid-term showing for Republicans.
by BCain
Comment Count 27 comments on Sun Apr 05, 2015 at 11:34 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Clean energy lovers cover the front steps of the State Capitol in Salem, Oregon. On Tuesday, more than 200 leaders from the public health, academic, business, and environmental community traveled ...
by Mary Anne Hitt
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu Mar 26, 2015 at 10:34 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
Today, the Supreme Court will hear polluter arguments against the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) vital Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS), a long-overdue protection finalized in 2012 ...
by Mary Anne Hitt
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Mar 25, 2015 at 09:20 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
Time to clear the air in Beijing. Government officials in Beijing are finally ...
by Jen Hayden
Comment Count 30 comments on Tue Mar 24, 2015 at 01:09 PM PDT with 50 Recommends
Whenever I see "liberals" who collaborate with the forces of darkness, I am not entirely surprised--power and ego are a powerful mixture--and I immediately have a flash of Jack London's treatment of ...
by Tasini
Comment Count 60 comments on Fri Mar 20, 2015 at 06:18 AM PDT with 36 Recommends
IF a terrorist group found a way to poison the air and water millions of Americans depend on, IF they found a way to inflict long-lasting effects on health and well-being while ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Mar 19, 2015 at 10:33 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
http://trib.com/business/energy/will-coal-s-rail-problem-be-solved-in/article_b4b4479d-b074-5559-9f06-14b358c01933.html Will coal's rail problem be solved in 2015? The two largest rail companies ...
by indycam
Comment Count 44 comments on Thu Mar 19, 2015 at 12:00 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
Co-written by Nicole Ghio, campaign representative of the Sierra Club's International Climate Program. Today, the Sierra Club and CoalSwarm, keeper of the global coal plant tracker database , ...
by Mary Anne Hitt
Comment Count 22 comments on Mon Mar 16, 2015 at 11:53 AM PDT with 58 Recommends
Yet another paper I wrote on Environmental Politics. This is the story of how and why the concept of the Environment began and how global political concern for the the environment has evolved (or ...
by GregWright
Comment Count 9 comments on Sun Mar 15, 2015 at 07:19 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
When we last met Don Blankenship, former CEO of Massey Energy, he had been indicted on criminal charges over the Upper Big Branch coal mine disaster. There wasn't much news post-indictment, as U.S.
by leu2500
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Mar 13, 2015 at 09:09 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
On Wednesday night I was proud to join hundreds of residents from River Rouge and other Michigan communities in speaking out for cleaner air in Detroit. For decades, the residents of River Rouge ...
by Mary Anne Hitt
Comment Count 9 comments on Fri Mar 13, 2015 at 07:14 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
The United States at the dawn of the twentieth century was a nation transformed. The rural, agrarian nation of Jefferson's time and Jefferson's vision had embarked on a Hamiltonian evolution, the ...
by dsteffen
Comment Count 51 comments on Sun Mar 15, 2015 at 02:00 PM PDT with 66 Recommends
This is brilliant. Large coal companies, massive railroads such as Burlington Northern owned by Warren Buffett, and a slate of supporting businesses have been trying to come to market with a ...
by oregonj
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue Mar 10, 2015 at 03:59 PM PDT with 14 Recommends