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Bill Would Give Vermont More Authority To Regulate Toxic Chemicals

"Federal regulations for reporting toxic chemicals in consumer products have not changed in decades, but Vermont is poised to join other states to label – and possibly ban – products containing chemicals considered harmful to public health."

Source: VTDigger, 03/18/2014

"New Jersey Moves To Shut Down Tesla Sales Despite Protests"

"Oh sure, the Tesla Model S may be the 'best car sold in America' per Consumer Reports, and it may be a Wall Street darling and perhaps the only electric vehicles for which demand exceeds supply. But that didn't stop regulators in New Jersey from ordering Tesla to shut down its stores by April 1 because the company doesn't use dealers like every other automaker."

Source: Motoramic, 03/13/2014
March 4, 2014

Society of Environmental Journalists NYC Meet-up

See Meetup.com/Society of Environmental Journalists NYC for details.

"N.Y. Health Dept. Fracking Review Done in Secret"

"ALBANY — After four rounds of hearings, hundreds of thousands of public comments, two governors and a pair of voluminous draft reports, New York’s review of hydraulic fracturing is now taking place entirely behind closed doors."

Source: Elmira Star-Gazette, 02/03/2014

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