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 • Added 06.19.2005
BRAZIL HAS CUT THE CORD ON FOREIGN OIL, MANY CARS RUN ON ETHANOL NOW
South American nation got smart during the last oil crisis and started finding solutions. Now leads the world in low gas prices, low tailpipe emissions. This ain't rocket science, people.
Inform yourself with the full story here (LA Times)


 • Added 06.09.2005
BUSH OFFICIAL ALTERED REPORTS ON GLOBAL WARMING BEFORE PUBLICATION
Documents acquired by the New York Times through the Government Accountability Project show White House stooge Philip Cooney (a former top oil industry lobbyist and most definitely not a scientist) made significant changes to climate research reports so as to diminish the severity of scientific conclusions. Cooney now refuses to comment.
Inform yourself with the full story here (NY Times)


 • Added 05.08.2005
BUSH STRIPS PROTECTIONS FROM AMERICA'S LAST 58.5 MILLION ACRES OF UNTOUCHED FOREST
Fragile areas set aside as preserve by Clinton will now be open to logging, mining, new roads, etc.
Inform yourself with the full story here (AP)


 • Added 03.23.2005
SENATE ALLOWS ENVIRONMENT-RAPING RIDER INTO BUDGET
Exxon Mobil Corp. and other oil companies will now be allowed to drill in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, which had been protected since 1980, because Republicans successfully sneaked irrelevent language into budget bill so they could avoid a direct vote on unpopular anti-environmental issue.
Inform yourself with the full story here (Bloomberg)


 • Added 03.03.2005
REPUBLICANS SNEAKING WILDLIFE-PRESERVE OIL DRILLING LANGUAGE INTO BUDGET
Determined to take the "refuge" out of Alaska's Arctic Wildlife Refuge and open it up for oil exploration, the GOP tactic is designed to circumvent any method of stopping the drilling save one: Preventing the passage of the entire federal budget bill.
Inform yourself with the full story here (Washington Post)


 • Added 11.07.2004
BUSH IGNORES ANOTHER 300 SCIENTISTS ON GLOBAL WARMING
President steadfastly refused to join the rest of the world in reducing greenhouse gasses, even in the face of overwhelming evidence that pollution is leading toward climate change on a massive level.
Inform yourself with the full story here (AP)
   • Good Global Warming Resource: Pew Center on Global Climate Change


 • Added 08.17.2004
BUSH FLIP-FLOPS ON DIVERTING GREAT LAKES WATER
In July 2001, Bush said he was open to discussing the diversion of water from the Great Lakes: "A lot of people don't need it, but when you head South and West, we do need it."
     Inform yourself with the full story here (White House transcript)
Last week he told a crowd in Traverse City, MI that "My position is clear: We're never going to allow diversion of Great Lakes water."
     Inform yourself with the full story here (White House transcript)


 • Archive
WHITE HOUSE-CONTROLED EPA REMOVES ALL GLOBAL WARMING REFERENCES IN REPORT
Nearly every mention of global warming has been stricken from the annual federal report on air pollution, with the approval of the White House, federal officials have acknowledged.
Inform yourself with the full story here (NY Times/SF Chronicle)
   • Major rewrite, health and environmental risks removed (AP)


 • Archive
BUSH'S ENVIRONMENTAL LAWSUIT SETTLEMENTS ARE SWEETHEART DEALS FOR LOGGERS, DEVELOPERS
Administration is quietly backing off suits from Clinton era and expanding logging and other development in the process, and removing wilderness and endangered species protections.
Inform yourself with the full story here (AP)


 • Archive
EPA TO GUT RULES PROTECTING PUBLIC FROM RADIOACTIVE WASTE
The agency is considering a rule change that for the first time would allow the nuclear industry to store radioactive material in ordinary landfills and hazardous waste sites.
Inform yourself with the full story here (Washington Post/SF Chronicle)


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EPA ALLOWING SALE OF PCB-POLLUTED SITES BEFORE CLEANUP
The Bush administration has quietly allowed the sale of properties contaminated with PCBs, reversing a 25-year-old policy aimed at protecting people from exposure to the highly toxic chemicals.
Inform yourself with the full story here (LA Times/SF Chronicle)


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BUSH LETS DIRTIEST POWER PLANTS OFF THE HOOK FOR ENVIRONMENTAL UPGRADES
The administration has decided to allow thousands of the nation's coal-fired power plants and refineries to upgrade their facilities without installing anti-pollution equipment, as required by law.
Inform yourself with the full story here (Washington Post/SF Chronicle)
   • EPA drops Clean Air violation investigations (LA Times)
   • States sue over abandonment of Clean Air investigations (NY Times)
   • States sue over refusal to restrict tailpipe poisons (SF Chronicle)
   • More states sue over gutted pollution restrictions (Washington Post)


 • Archive
BUSH OPPOSES EFFORTS TO CURB TAILPIPE GREENHOUSE EMISSIONS
"It seems that EPA will go out of its way to spike any effort to address global warming..."
Inform yourself with the full story here (SF Chronicle)


 • Archive
ENVIRONMENTAL GROUPS GIVEN JUST 48 HOURS TO SUBMIT PROPOSALS TO CHENEY
VP's secretive 2002 national energy commission, a batch of documents released today indicate.
Inform yourself with the full story here (NY Times)


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