Politics

Why Does Our Country Need Government?

BY ON October 16, 2013
If the shutdown in Washington does anything, it may be to ask the question: “Why does the country need government?” On the eighth day of the government shutdown, Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA), Chairperson of the Environmental and Public Works (EPW) Committee, flanked by other Majority...

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EPA Adminstrator McCarthy Makes A “Moral Obligation To The Next Generation”

BY ON October 9, 2013
As part of the push to inform the public about how the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will be moving forward on reducing carbon pollution, administrator Gina McCarthy recently took the stage at the National Press Club in Washington. In her opening remarks, Administrator McCarthy referenced...

TOPICS: Asthma, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, EPA, Heat and Extreme Weather, Michigan, Politics

End The Shutdown

BY ON October 7, 2013
I’ll tell you who is really happy about the government shutdown: Polluters. They know EPA cannot move forward on the historic — and urgent — rules to cut carbon pollution. With 94% of EPA employees out of work, none of our Clean Air rules can...

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