13 Apr '11, 10pm

Living green in the great Northwest

$1.6 billion from the Environmental protection agency (about half what conservatives wanted) $1 billion from grants to local governments for clean water projects (GOP wanted almost $2 billion) $1.5 billion from high-speed rail, plus cuts of $400 million in previous funding $407 million from renewable energy programs $390 million from low-income heating subsidies $578 million from the Army Corps of Engineers (including flood control and inland waterways projects) The position of White House Advisor on climate change is defunded (Carol Browner resigned in January and will not be replaced) There will be no Climate Service established at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administraiton (NOAA) Gray wolves are delisted under the Endangered Species Act in the states of Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, and Utah (see yesterday’s article ) The bill also includes a limitation o...

Full article: http://redgreenandblue.org/2011/04/12/budget-deal-what-go...

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The budget deal slashes rail, green jobs, and cleanup programs - pretty much everything important

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grist.org 13 Apr '11, 6pm

This year's budget negotiation hacked away at a lot of important programs. Photo: Dan Conway Cross-posted from the Wonk Ro...

Living green in the great Northwest

Living green in the great Northwest

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2011 Budget Cuts & the Environment

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grist.org 13 Apr '11, 1pm

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Budget deal kills gray wolves AND the endangere...

redgreenandblue.org 12 Apr '11, 1am

I believe they are losing endangered listing in Idaho and Montana only. They over ruled a court, not courts, and certainly...

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