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Keystone XL Pipeline opposition LTE

From the San Diego Union Tribune (printed February 2, 2013) The paper’s editorial supporting the Keystone XL pipeline (“Time for Obama to reverse Keystone stand,” Jan. 26) shows the ideological shift of the paper’s new management and disregard for science. … Continue reading

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Court finds RWQCB violated law by issuing permit to dairies in Central Valley to dispose of waste to groundwater without first making findings that such discharge complied with the state’s anti-degradation policy.

Associacion de Gente Unida por el Agua v. Central Valley Regional Quality Control Board. No. C066410 (2012 DJDAR 15291) (3rd Dist.) (November 6, 2012) In 2007, the RWQCB issued waste discharge requirements for existing dairies in the Central Valley for … Continue reading

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Court holds Board of Supervisors has no authority under Integrated Waste Mgt Act over landfill permit and may, but is not required to, hear a CEQA appeal from health agency decision.

No Wetlands Landfill Expansion v. County of Marin 2012 DJDAR 3713 (First App. Distr., Div. Four) March 20, 2012 Petitioner environmental group challenged the EIR prepared and approved by the Marin County Environmental Health Services (EHS) in conjunction with EHS’ … Continue reading

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Romney: ‘Important’ To Reduce Emissions To Counter Climate Change

Romney: ‘Important’ To Reduce Emissions To Counter Climate Change By FRED THYS (@fredthys) Jun 3, 2011, 5:33 PM COMMENTS E-mail LISTEN NOW Former Gov. Mitt Romney, who officially announced his presidential campaign Thursday, participated in a town hall at the University … Continue reading

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World GHG rise 5% in 2010 compared to 2008

May 31, 2011 World GHG Emissions Hit Record Level Greenhouse gas emissions reached their highest point ever last year, making it “extremely challenging” to prevent global temperature rising to dangerous levels, the International Energy Agency said this weekend. The IEA … Continue reading

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Close Big Oil Tax Loopholes Act fails in U.S. Senate

Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) introduced legislation, S.940, the Close Big Oil Tax Loopholes Act, to remove various tax benefits to the big oil companies worth $21 billion in savings over a decade. The measure failed to clear the Senate Energy and Natural Resources … Continue reading

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