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2011-03-25 12:12:00

Why Aren't Japanese and American Citizens Getting All the Facts? "Extreme" Step Seen As Indication of Much Higher Radiation Levels Than Revealed So Far by NRC, Japanese Government WASHINGTON, March 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Three groups - Friends of the Earth (FOE), the Nuclear Information and Resource Service (NIRS) and Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR) - announced today that they have filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request to get to the bottom of what led the...

2010-07-22 11:12:00

Report suggests cuts to restore the nation's fiscal and environmental health WASHINGTON, July 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Green Scissors campaign, a diverse coalition of taxpayer, environmental and consumer groups, today released Green Scissors 2010, a report highlighting government programs and subsidies that are wasteful to taxpayers, harmful to the environment and bad for consumers.

2010-06-17 09:00:00

Earth Track Analysis Finds That Just Two of the Subsidies Add Another $1.3 Billion to $3 Billion in Tax Breaks Per Reactor; May Make It More Likely Taxpayers Will Face Downside Risk. Washington, June 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The nuclear industry could end up facing no risk under massive tax break subsidies in the Kerry-Lieberman climate bill, according to an important new analysis conducted for Friends of the Earth by the research organization Earth Track.

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2010-05-03 10:15:00

The once-famed, now heavily polluted Jordan River could cease to exist in 2011.

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2009-11-25 07:00:00

The Middle Eastern political conflict has thwarted any progress in keeping the Dead Sea from being reduced to a mere pond.

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2009-06-03 06:35:00

A plan to make polluters pay to preserve forests has come under scrutiny for being unworkable and dangerous.

2009-02-18 15:50:00

Document Outlines Agency Funding Needed to Sustain Environmental Programs WASHINGTON, Feb.

2008-12-04 06:30:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- WHAT? An expert briefing discussing a phased-in, revenue-neutral national carbon tax as a policy option for addressing climate change.