Mountaintop removal protested in Washington

Mountains and communities devasted by search for coal
Oct 5 2010 - 5:47pm

Washington, DC - Thousands of protestors came to the capitol today to draw attention to the devasting impacts of the nation's addiction to coal upon America's mountains and mountain...

Smart growth advocate Ron Sims moves to the other Washington

Jul 12 2009 - 7:44am

As King County Executive, Ron Sims was a bold and visionary leader nationally recognized for his work on transportation, climate, health care reform and urban development; now...

Representative Van Hollen Introduces Cap and Dividend Legislation

Apr 20 2009 - 9:05am

Representative Christopher Van Hollen (D-MD) introduced the...

Towards a sustainable USDA

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Feb 14 2009 - 5:13pm

What are the prospects for sustainability within the Department of Agriculture under the Obama Administration?

Over the past months this question has been discussed with many...

Lisa Jackson's top five priorities

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Feb 10 2009 - 7:55pm

After some delay since her January 14 confirmation hearings, on January 22, the U.S. Senate finally confirmed Lisa Jackson as the new head Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency....

Sustainability and the new Commerce Secretary

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Feb 4 2009 - 7:27pm

Washington, DC. The challenge of reconciling economic development and environmental protection especially confronts each new head of the US Commerce Department. Given the increased...