BOSTON, MA, Oct. 1, 2015 - Governor Charlie Baker’s drive for wholesale repeal of regulations exceeding federal standards puts many of the Bay State’s most important environmental safeguards at risk, according to comments filed today by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER). The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has unveiled a preliminary plan...
WASHINGTON, D.C. Sept. 30, 2015 — A new, peer-reviewed, report from Friends of the Earth brings to light one of Big Oil’s most overlooked subsidies: royalty-free flaring on public and tribal lands.
September 30, 2015 - President of Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Cecile Richards, appeared on the Rachel Maddow show last, after testifying in front of the Government Oversight and Reform Committee for nearly five hours.
NEW YORK, Sept. 30, 2015 - Ocean Conservancy today announced the global launch of Stemming the Tide: Land-based strategies for a plastic-free ocean – a first-of-its-kind, solutions-oriented report in partnership with the McKinsey Center for Business and Environment that outlines specific land-based solutions for plastic waste in the ocean, starting with the elimination...
WASHINGTON, Sept. 28, 2015 - Rep. Jared Huffman (D-Calif.) today introduced the Stop Arctic Ocean Drilling Act in the U.S. House of Representatives to prohibit oil and gas leasing in federal waters off the coast of Alaska. This important legislation comes following Shell Oil’s revelation that after seven years and $7 billion in investment,...
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