Tag Archives: Environmental Regulation

Lamar W. Hankins : Politicians Refuse to Protect the Public

Explosion at fertilizer plant in West, Texas, April 17, 2013. Photo by Andy Bartee / KVUE.com. Texas explosion, guns, and fracking: Politicians refuse to protect the public Only a dramatic revolution of values focused on respect for people, creatures great … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins : Politicians Refuse to Protect the Public

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Alyssa Burgin : Cronyism, Corruption, and the Keystone XL Pipeline

Don’t mess with Texas. Photo by Jon McLaughlin / National Resources Defense Council.‘Regulatory capture’:Cronyism and corruption in the Keystone XL Pipeline approval process By Alyssa Burgin / The Rag Blog / October 19, 2011 AUSTIN — On November 6, 2011, … finish reading Alyssa Burgin : Cronyism, Corruption, and the Keystone XL Pipeline

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From the Massey Blast to the BP Spill : Fossil Fuels are Killing Us

Deepwater Horizon oil rig burning before sinking into the Gulf of Mexico. Photo from U.S. Department of Energy / Leonard Doyle / Flickr.Global response emerging:Fossil fuels are killing us By Alex Knight / The Rag Blog / May 11, 2010 … finish reading From the Massey Blast to the BP Spill : Fossil Fuels are Killing Us

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Thirty Years and Counting : Radioactive News from Three Mile Island

Three Mile Island. Graphic from The Infrastructurist.The new nuke media machine:Fluff, lies and radiation from TMI By Harvey Wasserman / The Rag Blog / November 25, 2009 Yet another “perfectly safe” release at Three Mile Island has irradiated yet another … finish reading Thirty Years and Counting : Radioactive News from Three Mile Island

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Climate Change Legislation : Too Hot to Handle?

Congress and climate change: enough to blow your stack.Obama, Congress and climate change legislation Most environmental groups and leaders supported the House effort… but were quite critical of the Obama Administration’s many concessions to greenhouse gas-producing industries that are responsible … finish reading Climate Change Legislation : Too Hot to Handle?

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Success Is Possible with Environmental Protection: The Cuyahoga River

A healthier Cuyahoga River in Cleveland, which was known as “The Mistake by the Lake” after the river caught fire in 1969. Photo: Mark Duncan/Associated Press.From the Ashes of ’69, a River RebornBy Christopher Maag / June 20, 2009 CLEVELAND … finish reading Success Is Possible with Environmental Protection: The Cuyahoga River

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Bush’s EPA : Another Green Light to Carbon Emissions

New power plants will not be required to install technology to reduce carbon dioxide emissions, the Environmental Protection Agency has ruled. Photo by Charlie Riedel / AP. The case at issue yesterday began in 2007 when the EPA issued a … finish reading Bush’s EPA : Another Green Light to Carbon Emissions

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