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Environmental News Wrap: Foot-dragging Regulation; The Clean Coal Myth; BP Spill News, and More…

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: New Mexico’s new governor has used an uncommon political move to stop increased environmental regulation. The two regulations targeted would have made dairy waste disposal more environmental and would have decreased overall green house gas emissions by 3 percent annually. England’s Prime Minister, David Cameron,…

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Messages from the Gulf: Come on In, The Water’s Fine!

To be certain, this article is late, and one hopes not too late. To begin with, a lot of folks were likely overjoyed to see the President happily swimming and splashing in the Gulf of Mexico with his daughter Sasha. The message was clear enough – Take a deep breath. All is safe, go on about your business – there…

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Weekly Mulch from the Media Consortium: Green Daydreams vs. Reality – No Oil in the Gulf, Energy Efficiency, and the “Green Fog”

By Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium Blogger (reposted with permission) Yesterday, Rep. Ed Markey (D-MA) took Obama administration officials to task for encouraging Americans to believe that the majority of the oil in the Gulf of Mexico had dispersed. People want to believe that everything is OK and I think this report and the way it is being discussed is giving…

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Playing it “Safe” With Big Oil: Deepwater Offshore Drilling Moratorium Upheld

Once again, the money and power yielded by Big Oil has trumped any concern for the environment, our nation’s natural resources and precious eco systems, countless numbers of plants and animals, as well as the safety and even lives of our fellow human beings. For just last night, the 5th District Court of Appeals has terminated any hope of the…

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