Mid-Atlantic (DC DE MD PA VA WV)

EPA Won't Disclose Alternative Study on Spruce Mine MTR Permit

Despite promises of transparency, the US Environmental Protection Agency has denied a Freedom-of-Information request by Charleston Gazette reporter Ken Ward Jr. for the contractor study, which apparently outlines less harmful options for this West Virginia mountaintop-removal project.

November 3, 2010 to November 4, 2010

Using PRTR Data to Advance Key North American Priorities

"Healthy Communities and Ecosystems and Greening the Economy," a forum for sharing knowledge and ideas relating to PRTRs (pollutant release and transfers) and access to public information, will be webcast live on the NAFTA Commission for Environmental Cooperation website.

 

"Md. Democrat Courts Enviros in House Re-election Bid"

In a hotly contested Maryland race for House of Representatives, incumbent Democrat Rep. Frank Kratovil plays up his environmental credentials in a a district where the livelihoods of farmers and watermen (plus a tourist industry) depend on the environment. His opponent, Republican Andy Harris, offers a stark contrast and is making a strong showing."

Source: Greenwire, 10/13/2010

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