Enviro. Group Pushes Climate Action in Obama’s 2nd Term

While a debate over new gun control seems certain to overshadow the early days of President Obama’s second term, a prominent environmental group in Washington is seeking to keep action on climate change firmly on the agenda. The National Resources Defense Council (NRDC) cites three new reports, which confirm that: … Continue reading

Enviro Group Pitches New Climate Plan

Hoping to push climate change back onto the political stage, a prominent Washington environmental group on Tuesday unveiled a new proposal to sharply cut carbon emissions from U.S. power plants, featuring a unique federal-state partnership and flexibility for plant owners that will hold down costs and improve Americans’ health. The … Continue reading

Enviro Group: By Forcing Riders, Republicans Breaking Their Own ‘Pledge To America’

By pushing a number of unrelated policy riders on spending bills and other key legislation, Republicans are breaking one of the promises they made to voters which helped them take control of the House of Representatives, a spokeswoman for a Washington environmental group charges. By attaching conservative policy provisions on … Continue reading