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U.S. Chamber Backing Mitch McConnell, Big Coal Candidates In 2014
What politicians like McConnell and groups like the U.S. Chamber are actually supporting is an assault on public health and the environment in Kentucky, not to mention the working class. Read more...
The Toxic End Of The KXL Pipeline
A major emissions event took place April 15, 2013 in the city of Port Arthur, Texas. But, the real problem is the steady, routine release of toxic chemicals that never makes the news. Read more...
Fresh off the August recess, the United States Congress got back to business today. Rather than focusing on pressing issues like a potential war, looming budget deadlines, and the growing problem of student loan debt, some Republican lawmakers thought it was the perfect time to pick up where they left off before their recess – attacking the Environmental Protection Agency. Read more...
GOP Senator: Beware The 'Environmental Jihad' And The 'Unholy Alliance'
The League of Conservation Voters launched a major television ad campaign this week criticizing Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson for denying the proven science of climate change. Read more...
Video: Amazing, after 17 days a woman was rescued alive from beneath the rubble of the collapsed garment factory in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Friday. Read more...

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“Exxon Hates Your Children” ad hits the airwaves: Hard hitting ad targeting subsidies to air in multiple markets this weekend. Countering a multi-million dollar onslaught of advertising by the oil industry in defense of its subsidies, Read more...
Since the 1970s, the coal industry has been deploying deceptive advertising campaigns to scrub its image and delay important clean air standards. They use the same arguments year after year -- environmental protections will cripple the economy, the science behind pollution problems is inadequate, and that coal is already clean... Read more...
President Obama accepted the Democratic presidential nomination Thursday night with an appeal for another four years to continue with the platform of "change" he was elected on in 2008. "If you reject the notion that this nation’s promise is reserved for the few, your voice must be heard in this election," Obama said. Read more...
Key Senate Staffer on Military Issues Got Big Payout From Lockheed Martin... Read more...
Via: More than 1,000 email credentials from five multinational oil industry companies, including Shell and Exxon and BP, has been dumped online by hackers associated with the Anonymous movement. The hackers targeted the three giants Read more...