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Environmental Politics

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  • Rekha Basu: You can't escape the Kochs

    You can't escape the Koch brothers. They're everywhere. Underwriting efforts to eliminate Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid. Trying to get rid of aid to education, the Environmental Protection Agency and minimum-wage laws. They're the brunt of late-...
  • Think twice before using fuel additives

    As gas prices continue to rise, you may scramble for ways to increase fuel efficiency. But some professionals say it's better to think twice before pouring a bottle or popping a pill into your tank that alleges to improve gas mileage. Recently, the...
  • Brazil approves new pesticide to combat coffee beetle

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil's government approved the use of pesticides with the active ingredient cyantraniliprole to fight the coffee borer beetle, a note published in the country's Official Gazette said on Friday. Coffee cooperatives had been...
  • App rates environmental sustainability in Chicago's neighborhoods

    App rates environmental sustainability in Chicago's neighborhoods
    What is Chicago's greenest neighborhood, and which areas of the city need help to get there? To answer that question, a team of programmers developed Green Score--the winning digital tool from a recent local app-making competition. And now its...
  • EPA rules would likely block Pebble Mine in Alaska

    WASHINGTON The Environmental Protection Agency on Friday announced severe restrictions on the proposed Pebble Mine in Alaska, a move that is likely to block a project the EPA said could devastate the best run of wild salmon left on the planet. "The...
  • Tesla names small car to be launched in 2017 'Model 3'

    DETROIT (Reuters) - Tesla Motors Inc said on Wednesday it will name its planned small car, intended to move the electric car maker into a broader consumer segment, the Model 3. The vehicle will go on sale in 2017 and compete with BMW's 3 Series sedans....
  • Getting creative

    Getting creative
    In 2009, the last year the Environmental Protection Agency has individual data for phone books available, 650,000 tons of directories were introduced into U.S. waste and recycling streams. While phone books are a very small percent of total paper waste,...
  • Goodlatte, Griffith, Hurt outline concerns over EPA's Bay regulation

    Three western Virginia Congressmen took some time recently to outline their concerns about the ¬†Environmental Protection Agency's proposals for a Total Maximum Daily Load for the Chesapeake Bay. It’s an issue that matters to the Roanoke area&...
  • Report: Virginia lags on clean energy, but could lead

    Report: Virginia lags on clean energy, but could lead
    Virginia environmentalists say the commonwealth lags behind other Atlantic states in developing offshore wind energy, and are urging lawmakers to seize the "golden opportunity" to take the lead. What's needed, they say, is an aggressive energy plan from...
  • EPA's proposed limits pose roadblock for Alaska's Bristol Bay mine

    EPA's proposed limits pose roadblock for Alaska's Bristol Bay mine
    The Obama administration proposed mining restrictions in Alaska on Friday that would protect what the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency described as “one of the world's most valuable salmon fisheries,” but which critics said could...
  • BMW 535d leads the pack among diesel luxury sedans

    BMW 535d leads the pack among diesel luxury sedans
    The best place to find a diesel these days isn't a freeway truck stop. It's the country club. Brands like BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Audi have always sold diesel cars on their home turf back in Germany. Mercedes in particular had success selling oil-burning...