Politics

Shaheen-Portman Energy Efficiency Bill Passes Senate Energy Committee

BY ON May 10, 2013
This is a press release from the office of Senator Rob Portman: Just a few short weeks after its introduction, the energy efficiency and job creation strategy proposed by Senators Rob Portman (R-OH) and Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) today passed the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural...

TOPICS: Activism, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, Economics, New Hampshire, Ohio, Politics, Pollution

What’s Better? More Pollution, Or Less Pollution? (video)

BY ON April 30, 2013
Moms Clean Air Force has created  a series of ads with the Environmental Defense Fund to express gratitude for senators in Missouri, New Hampshire, North Carolina and Virginia. Their opposition to anti-Clean Air Act amendments during Senate budget debates in March that would have blocked the...

TOPICS: Clean Air Act, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, Coal, Mercury Poisoning, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Politics, Pollution

Climate Denial Seeps Into Our Schools

BY ON April 29, 2013
The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) has a targeted plan regarding what your child learns about climate change. ALEC pushes anti-science bills that mandate teaching climate denial or “skepticism” in public schools. ALEC is a “corporate bill mill” — written by, and for corporate lobbyists...

TOPICS: Clean Air Rules and Regulations, Climate Change, Heat and Extreme Weather, Politics, Schools, Science