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EcoWatch

Jul 31 '14
Crude Gamble: Oil-by-Rail Threatens Safety of People and Planet in Pacific Northwest
With an estimated 9 million barrels of crude oil moving over rail lines in North America at any given moment, it’s no wonder that safety and environmental ramifications of oil-by-rail are top of mind for many.
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http://ecowatch.com/2014/07/31/crude-gamble-oil-by-rail/

Crude Gamble: Oil-by-Rail Threatens Safety of People and Planet in Pacific Northwest

With an estimated 9 million barrels of crude oil moving over rail lines in North America at any given moment, it’s no wonder that safety and environmental ramifications of oil-by-rail are top of mind for many.

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http://ecowatch.com/2014/07/31/crude-gamble-oil-by-rail/

Jul 31 '14
As Keystone XL Dominoes Fall, Time to Arrest Tar Sands Industry
Thanks to the courageous and indefatigable efforts of pipeline fighters everywhere, the tide has finally turned on Keystone XL. As it becomes increasingly clear that Keystone XL’s northern leg is not going through, it is time to set our sights on ending all tar sands exploitation.
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http://ecowatch.com/2014/07/31/keystone-xl-dominoes-fall-arrest-tar-sands-industry/

As Keystone XL Dominoes Fall, Time to Arrest Tar Sands Industry

Thanks to the courageous and indefatigable efforts of pipeline fighters everywhere, the tide has finally turned on Keystone XL. As it becomes increasingly clear that Keystone XL’s northern leg is not going through, it is time to set our sights on ending all tar sands exploitation.

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http://ecowatch.com/2014/07/31/keystone-xl-dominoes-fall-arrest-tar-sands-industry/

Jul 30 '14
People’s Climate March—Largest Climate March in World History—Launched in Times Square
A spirited press conference in Times Square today launched the People’s Climate March, the largest climate action in world history.
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http://ecowatch.com/2014/07/30/peoples-climate-march-launched-in-times-square/

People’s Climate March—Largest Climate March in World History—Launched in Times Square

A spirited press conference in Times Square today launched the People’s Climate March, the largest climate action in world history.

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http://ecowatch.com/2014/07/30/peoples-climate-march-launched-in-times-square/

Jul 30 '14
Innovative Bill Would Fight Climate Change While Aiding Middle Class Americans
How can the U.S. help repair shrinking ice caps while also aiding the shrinking middle class?
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http://ecowatch.com/2014/07/30/bill-would-fight-climate-change-aid-middle-class/

Innovative Bill Would Fight Climate Change While Aiding Middle Class Americans

How can the U.S. help repair shrinking ice caps while also aiding the shrinking middle class?

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http://ecowatch.com/2014/07/30/bill-would-fight-climate-change-aid-middle-class/

Jul 30 '14
Does Your State Make the Cut in 2014 Clean Tech Leadership Index?
If there is one thing that works in the world of advocacy, it is a ratings table that shows how one state, metropolitan area or utility compares to its peers. The latest report, U.S. Clean Tech Leadership Index, from Clean Edge does just that.
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http://ecowatch.com/2014/07/30/your-state-in-2014-clean-tech-leadership-index/

Does Your State Make the Cut in 2014 Clean Tech Leadership Index?

If there is one thing that works in the world of advocacy, it is a ratings table that shows how one state, metropolitan area or utility compares to its peers. The latest report, U.S. Clean Tech Leadership Index, from Clean Edge does just that.

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http://ecowatch.com/2014/07/30/your-state-in-2014-clean-tech-leadership-index/

Jul 30 '14
Brazil Farmers Say GMO Corn No Longer Resistant to Bugs
The Association of Soybean and Corn Producers of the Mato Grosso region said farmers first noticed in March that their genetically modified (GMO) corn crops were less resistant to the destructive caterpillars that “Bt corn” is supposed to protect against.
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http://ecowatch.com/2014/07/30/brazil-gmo-corn-fail-bugs/

Brazil Farmers Say GMO Corn No Longer Resistant to Bugs

The Association of Soybean and Corn Producers of the Mato Grosso region said farmers first noticed in March that their genetically modified (GMO) corn crops were less resistant to the destructive caterpillars that “Bt corn” is supposed to protect against.

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http://ecowatch.com/2014/07/30/brazil-gmo-corn-fail-bugs/

Jul 30 '14
ALEC Continues Attack on Renewable Energy Policies to Keep America Addicted to Fossil Fuels
While ALEC has been around for nearly 40 years, recent Supreme Court decisions like Citizens United have put the group’s ability to influence or essentially own Republican lawmakers on steroids.
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http://ecowatch.com/2014/07/30/alec-renewable-energy-fossil-fuels/

ALEC Continues Attack on Renewable Energy Policies to Keep America Addicted to Fossil Fuels

While ALEC has been around for nearly 40 years, recent Supreme Court decisions like Citizens United have put the group’s ability to influence or essentially own Republican lawmakers on steroids.

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http://ecowatch.com/2014/07/30/alec-renewable-energy-fossil-fuels/

Jul 30 '14
Expose the Dangers of Glyphosate in Monsanto’s Roundup by Supporting this Indiegogo Campaign
A host of recent studies have linked Roundup and glyphosate to an alarming number of diseases threatening animal and human health, including obesity, infertility, cancer, celiac disease, gluten intolerance, irritable bowel syndrome, autism and Alzheimer’s Disease.
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http://ecowatch.com/2014/07/10/glyphosate-monsanto-roundup-indiegogo/

Expose the Dangers of Glyphosate in Monsanto’s Roundup by Supporting this Indiegogo Campaign

A host of recent studies have linked Roundup and glyphosate to an alarming number of diseases threatening animal and human health, including obesity, infertility, cancer, celiac disease, gluten intolerance, irritable bowel syndrome, autism and Alzheimer’s Disease.

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http://ecowatch.com/2014/07/10/glyphosate-monsanto-roundup-indiegogo/

Jul 30 '14
Anti-GMO Label Lobby Spent As Much in Q1 2014 As All of 2013 to Block Americans’ Right to Know
Companies and organizations opposed to labeling foods that contain genetically engineered (GE) ingredients disclosed $9 million in lobbying expenditures that made reference to GE labeling in the first quarter of 2014.
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http://ecowatch.com/2014/07/29/anti-gmo-label-lobby-block-americans-right-to-know/

Anti-GMO Label Lobby Spent As Much in Q1 2014 As All of 2013 to Block Americans’ Right to Know

Companies and organizations opposed to labeling foods that contain genetically engineered (GE) ingredients disclosed $9 million in lobbying expenditures that made reference to GE labeling in the first quarter of 2014.

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http://ecowatch.com/2014/07/29/anti-gmo-label-lobby-block-americans-right-to-know/

Jul 30 '14
5 Things You Need to Know About Obama’s Clean Power Plant Rule
Thursday and Friday the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will hold the final in its series hearings on its proposed rule to clean up carbon pollution from coal fired power plants.
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http://ecowatch.com/2014/07/29/obama-clean-power-plant-rule/

5 Things You Need to Know About Obama’s Clean Power Plant Rule

Thursday and Friday the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will hold the final in its series hearings on its proposed rule to clean up carbon pollution from coal fired power plants.

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http://ecowatch.com/2014/07/29/obama-clean-power-plant-rule/