24 Jun '11, 9pm

NRDC in the News 6/24: E-waste, fracking, Clean Water Act and more...

Kate Sinding was quoted in a Los Angeles Times piece about proposed legislation which would prohibit exportation of toxic e-waste to developing nations… Amy Mall spoke to the Financial Times about the problems of water contamination caused by oil hydro-fracking… In a Los Angeles Times article, Cooper Hanning commented on a vote by the California Air Resources Board to extend California’s coastal zone… Darby Hoover offered “expert advice” to the San Francisco Chronicle about the benefits of recycling aluminum cans and warned against the new aluminum “bottlecans”… In a Greenwire article carried by the New York Times , Jon Devine criticized a bill in the House which would overturn almost 40 years of federal legislation that mandates the EPA to protect public health and water quality… Henry Henderson summed up a new NRDC report on the Great Lake compact by criticizing states f...

Full article: http://switchboard.nrdc.org/blogs/nrdcnews/kate_sinding_w...

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Don't Water Down the Clean Water Act

switchboard.nrdc.org 23 Jun '11, 4pm

Here's an idea. Let's let the governor of West Virginia decide how much coal waste gets dumped into rivers flowing into No...

E-Waste Export Bill Aims to End E-Waste Dumping, Boost Green Jobs: The Responsible Electronics Recycling Act, in...

E-Waste Export Bill Aims to End E-Waste Dumping...

treehugger.com 24 Jun '11, 3pm

The US is a major contributor to the e-waste that ends up in dumps where there are few or no regulations on the recycling ...

House Bill Reverses 40 Years of Clean Water Act...

sustainablebusiness.com 24 Jun '11, 9am

The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee approved a fundamental attack on Clean Water Act protection this wee...

House Committee Rushes to Gut Clean Water Act -...

switchboard.nrdc.org 22 Jun '11, 8pm

blogged yesterday about the legislation, and we will continue to evaluate the bill as it gets hurried to the House floor, ...

Green: Fracking and Water: E.P.A. Zeroes In on ...

green.blogs.nytimes.com 23 Jun '11, 9pm

Bloomberg News A drilling rig in Washington County, Pa., where the E.P.A. will study the impact of fracking on water quali...

Fracking and Water: E.P.A. Zeroes In on 7 Sites

green.blogs.nytimes.com 23 Jun '11, 9pm

Bloomberg News A drilling rig in Washington County, Pa., where the E.P.A. will study the impact of fracking on water quali...

Fracking and Water: E.P.A. Zeroes In on 7 Sites

green.blogs.nytimes.com 23 Jun '11, 9pm

Bloomberg News A drilling rig in Washington County, Pa., where the E.P.A. will study the impact of fracking on water quali...

Time to Stop Attacks on the Clean Water Act and...

switchboard.nrdc.org 21 Jun '11, 10pm

To quote Yogi Berra, “It’s déjà vu all over again.” After spending much of the spring attacking the Clean Air Act, several...

Letting Pesticide Sprayers Ignore the Clean Wat...

switchboard.nrdc.org 21 Jun '11, 9pm

As feared , today the Senate Agriculture Committee sided with the pesticide industry and against our health and the health...

House Committee Launches Most Significant Attac...

switchboard.nrdc.org 21 Jun '11, 10pm

Not satisfied with merely trying to undo the Clean Air Act, the House of Representatives has now decided to attack the fed...

We are Denouncing the Underhanded Attempt to Gu...

nwf.org 22 Jun '11, 6pm

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee launched a legislative assault on the Clean Water Act as they passed H.R...

Senate Agriculture Committee Poised to Choose P...

switchboard.nrdc.org 20 Jun '11, 6pm

Like many people, Sue Eisenfeld once assumed that the government would protect her and her family from dangerous pesticide...

Why is the House voting against #CleanWater?

switchboard.nrdc.org 30 Jun '11, 9pm

As a young EPA staffer, I worked with the congressional committee staffs on what is properly entitled the “Federal Water P...

E-cycle! 130 million cell phones + 50 million computers thrown out each year. Heard at @GrnBz forum

E-cycle! 130 million cell phones + 50 million c...

earth911.com 26 Jun '11, 11pm

Electronic waste, or e-waste, is generally considered anything that plugs into a wall or accepts batteries. E-waste has su...