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Let's Not Frack Up Our Air

By Myron Arnowitt, Pennsylvania State Director

"Flaring" a fracked well

The EPA’s strong proposal to restrict air emissions from oil and gas extraction operations is a good start. EPA regulations of these large pollution sources are urgently needed in cities like Pittsburgh and in many other
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Let's Jump Off this Runaway TRAIN

Let's Stop this TRAIN Wreck

By Dan Endreson, Minnesota Program Coordinator This summer was rough for the environment. The 112 th U.S. House of Representatives has been one the most anti-environment Congress’ in history by passing legislation that will severely impact water and air quality for
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These Floods are Man-Made!

Where's the funding for Flood Control Projects?

By Colleen Meehan, Philadelphia Program Organizer Last week was Hurricane Irene, this week it’s Tropical Storm Lee. What does that mean for Pennsylvania and other Mid-Atlantic states? It means we have massive flooding. Pennsylvania is a state of rivers
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A Win for Our Waterways and our Health!

This is why we MUST BAN the FOAM!

By Miriam Gordon, California Director We’ve been fighting to ban foam packaging in California for years. Out report, Taking out the Trash studied the effects of packaging foam on our environment and found what you would expect. Styrofoam food containers and coffee
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What Now For Clean Water Policies?

By Lynn Thorp, National Campaigns Coordinator With health and environmental protections under unprecedented attack, particularly by the leadership of the 112 th Congress, how do we make sure that common sense and long overdue water policy advances don’t get stopped in their tracks? The
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