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November 13, 2015 | Blog Post

Small Island Nation Makes Big Contribution to Conservation

This is a guest blog by Megan McCrea, Assistant Travel Editor for Sunset magazine. She grew up in Colorado, graduated from Duke University and spent two years living and working on Kosrae and Palau as a Peace Corps volunteer. Her writing has appeared in print in Sunset, VIA and Diablo magazines and online on, Poetry Flash, VIA's Road Journals and Sunset's Westphoria.

November 12, 2015 | Legal Document

Arecibo Incinerator comments

Earthjustice, a national nonprofit environmental law firm, and the Vermont Law School Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic are representing Amigos Del Río Guaynabo, Inc., Ciudadanos En Defensa Del Ambiente, Comité Basura Cero Arecibo, Madres De Negro de Arecibo, and Sierra Club de Puerto Rico and the communities they represent in fighting the Arecibo waste incinerator project. Earthjustice and the Vermont Law School Clinic submitted comments on behalf of the groups today.

November 12, 2015 | Action Alert

Stop the mega-development threatening the Grand Canyon

This proposal would pave the way for a massive commercial and residential resort on the Grand Canyon’s doorstep…putting the park, wildlife and habitat at risk. Tell the Forest Service to reject this destructive proposal now!

November 12, 2015 | Blog Post

Poison Pills in Spending Bills Threaten Our Air, Water and Wildlife

Last week, the Obama administration and Congress announced a budget agreement with great fanfare. While the terms of the agreement were in many ways a great achievement for the White House, Congress still has to pass spending bills by December 11 to implement the agreement and avoid another government shutdown.   

The big issue that was intentionally left out of the recent budget negotiations was the fate of “ideological riders.” 

November 12, 2015 | Blog Post

Victory in New Mexico Stops Latest Case of Solar Discrimination

Faced with declining sales and the rise of local renewable power, many utilities across the country are taking aim at rooftop solar. By proposing unreasonable and discriminatory fees, charges and other rate changes, they are trying to limit the growth of distributed solar, a critical energy resource that can help curb the nation’s fossil-fuel addiction and build our clean energy economy. 


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