Sierra Club

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Name: Sierra Club
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated 3 hours ago - 2 reports

Oregon LNG Export Terminal Wins Federal Permit Amid Rising Pressure to Export US Natural Gas To Europe, Asia

Federal energy officials on Thursday gave an Oregon project permission to ship liquefied natural gas around the world. The rare approval comes as the Obama administration faces growing pressure from natural gas proponents to expedite the flow of LNG exports ... [Published International Business Times - 12 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Controversy over carbon controls

The first day of hearings in Pittsburgh on proposed federal carbon controls for coal-burning power plants spawned a march by thousands of coal miners and a rally by hundreds of environmentalists and succeeded in demonstrating that a major change in the ... [Published Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - 5 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Miners Rally in Pittsburgh Against Proposed EPA Rules

Nearly 100 Western Kentucky miners are among those rallying against the EPA's proposed power plant rules.UMWA officials say nearly 6,000 were in Pittsburgh for Thursday's rally, the same day as a public hearing on the rules was scheduled.  Miners say ... [Published WTVW FOX 7 - 9 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 2 reports

Open space amendment scheduled for vote on Monday

TRENTON — Legislation to create a dedicated funding source for open space and farmland preservation is scheduled to be voted on Monday when the state Assembly meets to tackle bail reform.Assembly leaders scheduled a voting session for 11 a.m. and the ... [Published Burlington County Times - 10 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Who Gets to Review EPA Actions? The Court of Appeals? The District Court? (Hint: The Answer Is Not “Neither One”)

The general rule under the Clean Air Act is that any:person may bring suit in district court against the EPA Administrator for an alleged failure to perform a nondiscretionary act or duty, and the district court has jurisdiction “to order the Administrator ... [Published JD Supra - 12 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 2 reports

South Carolina court wants plan to deal with nuclear landfill

The Chem-Nuclear site in Barnwell County is shown in this 1996 file photo. The S.C. Court of Appeals has given regulators and Chem-Nuclear operators 90 days to present a plan to limit radioactive groundwater flowing toward the Savannah River. FILE/Mic ... [Published Charleston Post and Courier - 13 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Largest Climate March in World History

A spirited press conference in Times Square today launched the  People’s Climate March , the largest climate action in world history.“The voice of youth is crucial in the People’s Climate March.” Photo credit: greenelentScheduled for Sept. 21  in New ... [Published EarthTechling - 13 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Sullivan picks up Sierra Club support in special election

The Virginia chapter of the Sierra Club has endorsed Richard “Rip” Sullivan Jr. in the Aug. 19 special election for the 48th House of Delegates seat.Sullivan “understands we need to protect our green space and our natural resources, our air, our drinking ... [Published Inside Nova - 18 hours ago]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

How two states support renewable energy (or not)

—Solar power is turning into a growth industry. The total installed solar capacity in the U.S. has doubled in the last several years, and there has been a rapid drop in the average price per watt of solar-generated electricity. Some experts now predict ... [Published River Reporter - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 2 reports

Conservatives Say Obama Is Fighting A “War On Coal.” They’re Wrong.

Mother Jones Wednesday 30th July, 2014It is common for the coal industry and its conservative allies in politics and media to complain that President Obama is waging a "war on coal." It is certainly true that the share of American energy that comes from ... [Published Canada Standard - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 2 reports

U.S. takes steps to curb natural gas footprint

WASHINGTON, July 30 (UPI) -- The Sierra Club said Energy Department steps to reduce methane emissions tied to the natural gas sector are vital tools in the fight against climate change.U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz unveiled ways to minimize the amount ... [Published UPI - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Sierra Club: Joni Ernst “Not Uncomfortable” Taking Big Oil Cash, But Iowans Should Be Worried

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Tonight , Iowa's Republican Senate Candidate Joni Ernst will raise campaign cash from a who's who of Big Oil lobbyists on Capitol Hill in Washington. Expected to attend are deep-pocketed representatives of big polluters like ExxonMobile ... [Published Noodls - Jul 30 2014]

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"By moving beyond the 10-year contract, it ought to be cheaper for the state to buy (alternative energy), cheaper for developers to build, be more attractive for financiers, and provide a broader array of projects to select from" said Bambrick
"We cannot afford to have baby steps or counterproductive measures" Ms. Nardone said
"Every landowner should have rights to protect themselves from what their neighbors do" he said
"The Coalition is grateful to Speaker (Vincent Prieto and Assembly leadership for posting the bill,” said Tom Gilbert, chairman of NJ Keep It Green, a coalition of environmental and conservation groups."

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Fracking ban court decision pushes conversation... [Published Boulder Weekly - 1 hour ago]
Open-Space Funding Gets One Last Chance to Get ... [Published NJ Spotlight - 3 hours ago]
Environmentalists: Mercury bill falls short of ... [Published Gloucester Daily Times - 4 hours ago]
Switch in clean energy funds [Published Times Union - 5 hours ago]
Controversy over carbon controls [Published Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - 5 hours ago]
EPA coal hearing draws large crowd [Published Observer-Reporter - 6 hours ago]
Local farmers speak out against 'Right to Farm'... [Published Columbia Missourian - 8 hours ago]
Miners Rally in Pittsburgh Against Proposed EPA... [Published WTVW FOX 7 - 9 hours ago]
Marin Voice: Avoiding conflict through renewabl... [Published Marin Independent Journal - 9 hours ago]
REFUGES TO BAN GENETICALLY ENGINEERED CROPS AND... [Published Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility - 10 hours ago]
Open space amendment scheduled for vote on Monday [Published Burlington County Times - 10 hours ago]
Ex-Im Reauthorization Bill Comes Without Measur... [Published Huffington Post - 11 hours ago]
Who Gets to Review EPA Actions? The Court of Ap... [Published JD Supra - 12 hours ago]
Oregon LNG Export Terminal Wins Federal Permit ... [Published International Business Times - 12 hours ago]
South Carolina court wants plan to deal with nu... [Published Charleston Post and Courier - 13 hours ago]
PennFuture: Many voices in support of EPA's Cle... [Published Yahoo! News - 13 hours ago]
Largest Climate March in World History [Published EarthTechling - 13 hours ago]
Courts and OPR may revise CEQA sooner than the ... [Published California Planning & Development Board - 14 hours ago]
Ash in Lungs: How Breathing Coal Ash is Hazardo... [Published Earth Justice - 14 hours ago]
DOE unveils initiative to curb methane emission... [Published Oil and Gas Journal - 15 hours ago]
SC court wants plan to deal with nuclear landfill [Published Greenfield Daily Reporter - 15 hours ago]
Assembly may act on open space ballot question ... [Published New Jersey Online - 15 hours ago]
EPA talks on pollution limits trigger protests,... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - 16 hours ago]
Coal Miners Fight To Save Their Jobs At EPA Car... [Published Daily Caller - 16 hours ago]
Court orders Chem-Nuclear to improve protection... [Published Bluffton Today - 16 hours ago]
Greens say new developments should sink Keystone [Published The Hill - 16 hours ago]
This GOP candidate says he’s cracking down on c... [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - 16 hours ago]
Business Groups Rally Behind Senate Measure to ... [Published Washington Post - 17 hours ago]
I'm Not Dead Yet: Is Coal Doomed Regardless Of ... [Published JD Supra - 17 hours ago]
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This GOP candidate says he’s cracking down on c... [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - 16 hours ago]
North Carolina Senate candidate Thom Tillis is making an unusual argument – for a Republican. In recent weeks, he’s accused his Democratic opponent, Sen. Kay Hagan, of sabotaging critical environmental regulations because of her “cozy relationship” ...
Are there two different versions of environment... [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - 23 hours ago]
Out of the rack and ruin of our gangster death, The rape and rot of graft, and stealth, and lies, We, the people, must redeem The land, the mines, the plants, the rivers The mountains and the endless plain – All, all the stretch of these great ...
UNCOVERED: Secret Group Of Media and Activists ... [Published YID With LID - Jul 31 2014]
A low-profile Google group used by over 1,000 members of the progressive aristocracy has been discovered thanks to Wisconsin’s open records law. The group, named Gamechanger Salon, includes activists from organizations such as Planned Parenthood and ...
5 Ways The 'Billionaires' Club' Runs The EPA [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 31 2014]
According to a new report from the United States Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, a “club of billionaires” including Tom Steyer and Hank Paulson has effectively hijacked the Environmental Protection Agency for its own purposes – to ...
How Climate Denial Could Cost This Iowa Senate ... [Published Think Progress - Jul 30 2014]
State Sen. Joni Ernst waves to supporters after winning the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate. CREDIT: AP Photo / Charlie Neibergall Storm clouds are beginning to gather for Joni Ernst, the Republicans’ contender for Iowa’s Senate seat this ...
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