Environmental Politics

Groups Urge Widening Of NJ Corruption Probe To Environment

"Environmental groups today called for new ethical controls in state government, saying recent arrests of two assemblymen involving land deals are only 'the tip of the iceberg' when it comes to the influence developers wield over the Department of Environmental Protection."

Source: Newark Star-Ledger, 08/04/2009

Grist Grades Senate Websites on Climate Transparency; Flunks Some

The online environmental magazine Grist combed the Web sites of 99 senators and graded them on how well they explained the Senators' positions on climate change and energy. "The results aren’t pretty. We found a distinct lack of information among Democrats and Republicans alike, senators with and without strong environmental voting records, and from all regions of the country," Grist told parents.

Source: Grist, 07/23/2009

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