Newest Coal Plants Only Created Half as Many Jobs as Industry Promised

April 1, 2011 by  
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Photo credit: lowjumpingfrog via Flickr / CC BY On top of being dirty, carbon-polluting, respiratory illness-inducing behemoths, it turns out that new coal plants don’t create that many jobs, either. Or, at least, not nearly as many as the companies promise when attempting to entice communities to let them build one in their bac… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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EPA Boosts Nationwide Radiation Monitoring, Proves Worth to Naysayers

March 31, 2011 by  
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Photo credit: Nomad Tales via Flickr / CC BY-SA In response to concerns from many Americans that radiation levels were too high in milk, the EPA announced it would be boosting radiation monitoring across the nation in order to ensure that the health and safety of the public was adequately protected. The EPA does stuff like that; addressing health concerns of the public by doing the regulatory work that nobody else will. And yet, th…

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Banning US News Outlets from Lying Might Just Save the World

March 31, 2011 by  
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Photo credit: Umair Mohsin via Flickr / CC BY Yesterday, in a tirade spurred by the strange, continued praise of News Corps snake-oily ‘carbon neutral’ efforts, I argued that Fox News has done more than any other media outlet in the world to prevent progress towards addressing climate change . And it does so, frankly, by lying

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Eco Scoopers Aids the Dog Poop Problem

March 31, 2011 by  
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Photo holisticmonkey via flickr. Who knew that poop scooping was big business?

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Proposed Arkansas Coal-Fired Utility Plant Expansion Opposed By Hunters

March 31, 2011 by  
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Contemplating what happens when the duck blind stays empty. Image credit: All images this post are by J.Laumer. As it has become fashionable among young people to criticize hunting – while all of us who care about the environment, hunters included, are under attack by well-funded radicals – I thought this would be a good time to remind TH readers that from Teddy Roosevelt to the present it’s been hunters who stood up first on behalf of conservation: leading to our National Parks and wildlife refuge system, for example..

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