07 Apr '11, 5pm

New Jersey will be the 1st US state to ban hydraulic fracturing for natural gas - if proposed bill is passed.

The Center for Earthquake Research and Information recorded around 100 earthquakes in the seven days preceding the shutdown earlier this month, including the largest quake to hit the state in 35 years - a magnitude 4.7 on Feb. 27. A dozen of the quakes had magnitudes greater than 3.0. In the days since the shutdown, there have been around 60 recorded quakes, with only one higher than a magnitude 3.0. The majority were between magnitudes 1.2 and 2.8. (

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Bipartisan Bill Would Ban GMO Salmon Completely

Bipartisan Bill Would Ban GMO Salmon Completely

care2.com 08 Apr '11, 7am

What an ignorant cartoon. The digestive acids in your stomach will not know the difference between a wild salmon and a far...

EPA Rules Pennsylvania Plant Must Lower Emissio...

enn.com 04 Apr '11, 11am

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TN House Committee Advances Bill to Stop New Nashville LGBT Nondiscrimination Ordinance

TN House Committee Advances Bill to Stop New Na...

care2.com 07 Apr '11, 10pm

Bravo Nashville! Shame on these cowardly bigots in the subcommittee! We had to chuckle over the sleazy ad by the Conservat...

Alabama: The New Bamboo (And Bike) State?...

Alabama: The New Bamboo (And Bike) State?...

treehugger.com 11 Apr '11, 11am

A group of five Project M members (two women, three men) are undertaking the two-month bike ride this summer to get the wo...

#Monsanto

#Monsanto

grist.org 06 Apr '11, 7pm

Monsanto: See no evil, speak no evil in Iowa's factory farms. Speaking of Monsanto , it turns out they are playing a role ...

New Legislation Brings Free E-Waste Recycling t...

triplepundit.com 05 Apr '11, 9am

“This is a huge win for the environment and consumers, who will now be able to recycle electronic waste at no cost,” DEC C...

Proposed Federal Budget Cuts Threaten the Fundi...

organicconsumers.org 08 Apr '11, 8pm

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Bill McKibben and Betsy Taylor on the merger of...

climateprogress.org 07 Apr '11, 6pm

By Betsy Taylor and Bill McKibben If you spend a little time as an environmentalist, one thing you’ll hear eventually from...

The Alternative Vote will create 44 new margina...

neweconomics.org 05 Apr '11, 8am

Exactly one month before the UK votes on whether to change its parliamentary electoral system from First Past the Post (FP...

Green: White House Promises Veto of Anti-E.P.A....

green.blogs.nytimes.com 05 Apr '11, 8pm

In case there was any doubt, the White House on Tuesday issued a formal statement opposing a bill now before the House tha...

Budget fight threatens to turn Farm Bill into I...

grist.org 05 Apr '11, 1am

Will eco-friendly and people-friendly farm programs get steamrolled? Will the next Farm Bill, scheduled for passage in 201...

By 2015, it will be illegal for New Yorkers to ...

grist.org 04 Apr '11, 6pm

If you thought forcing restaurants to post calorie counts on their menus was an intrusion by the nanny state, get ready fo...

Marijuana, Top US Crop, Has a $5B Power Bill: Dude. This might harsh your mellow. About $5 billion in power

Marijuana, Top US Crop, Has a $5B Power Bill: D...

greentechmedia.com 08 Apr '11, 2pm

photo by El Pablo from Flickr creative commons Dude. This might harsh your mellow. About $5 billion in power is used each ...

#Fracking to turn Pennsylvania into a wasteland

grist.org 04 Apr '11, 8pm

Time 's cover story "Could Shale Gas Power the World?" is all about how we're going to get ourselves out of our current en...