Environmental Politics

"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
October 28, 2010

GHG Reporting Rule So Far: Lessons Learned and Changes to Consider

This seminar looks at the implementation of the reporting rule as we near the end of 2010, and the issues that will likely arise as the first reporting deadline in March 2011 draws near. The seminar will also explore the recent proposed and final amendments to the rule, particularly regarding confidentiality of reported information.

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"White House Pushes Back on Spill Report"

"The White House is pushing back against the draft reports the National Oil Spill Commission released Wednesday  on the Deepwater Horizon oil spill that included scathing criticism of the administration's handling of the disaster. The reports' harshest criticism was directed toward the administration's handling of information about the size of the spill and the extent of the damage."

Source: Mother Jones, 10/08/2010

"Californians See Green in Climate Law: Poll"

"California voters are remaining true to one stereotype -- their commitment to the environment. A measure to suspend the state's vanguard climate change law is heading for failure, by a margin of 49 percent to 37 percent, because voters see the law doing more economic good than harm, a Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Tuesday showed."

Source: Reuters, 10/08/2010

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