Environmental Politics

"'Citizen Army' Carries Coal's Climate Message to Hinterlands"

The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity (ACCCE), whose PR contractors have been caught forging letters to Congress, is launching a $1 million campaign to send an army of "volunteers" to town hall meetings on climate change legislation -- in an effort similar to the shout-downs and occasional mob violence now being deployed against health care.

Source: Greenwire, 08/07/2009

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

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