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The Latest On: Environmental Protection Agency
UN top scientist predicts coral reefs' demise by end of century
Wall Street speculation increases gas prices
Daryl Hannah faces off against tar sands pipeline
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Pop quiz: nearly 2 million gallons of chemicals are about to be dumped into the ocean where they will mix with oil gushing from a blown out well. Do you:
Monsanto's herbicide harms plants it's meant to protect
Dirty energy industry takes handouts despite record profits
The Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, FY 2012 (H.R. 2584) is chock-full of riders that protect polluters, not people. This bill makes excessive budget cuts and policy decisions that compromise public health, especially the health of environmental justice communities already disproportionately impacted by pollution. The outrageous cuts have brought together more than 70 groups on a letter to outright oppose H.R.
Tequila takes a shot at decreasing gasoline use