28 Jul '11, 5pm

Want to see how sausage is made? Check out the anti-environmental riders that House GOP is stuffing in spending bill.

Did you hear what they are up to? Did you hear about the secret attacks being planned on public health and the environment of the United States? Probably not. The news from Washington these days is focused on the fight over raising the debt ceiling. Meanwhile, the 2012 House Interior/EPA Appropriations (H.R.2584) bill is being considered, and it is larded with riders that will increase pollution, destroy protected wilderness, and harm the health of American families. It’s frankly difficult to explain how bad some of these proposals are. They are so outrageous they seem almost surreal. But here are just a few that should give every American heartburn: Drinking water for 25 million Americans is threatened by a proposal to allow uranium mining over more than one million acres around The Grand Canyon. The EPA would be banned from all work to reduce the climate change pollution...

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mnn.com 28 Jul '11, 9pm

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treehugger.com 27 Jul '11, 7pm

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Cataclysms, Climate Change and California Opinion

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One of the pleasures of following the annual surveys of the state’s environmental attitudes by the Public Policy Institute...

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National Conservation Groups Urge Congress to R...

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