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2009-10-01 09:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, a year after the Clean Truck Programs (CTP) launched at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, more than 2,000 polluting trucks are off the road and more than 5,500 clean trucks are in operation.

2009-07-28 10:00:00

CHICAGO, July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by the Environmental Law & Policy Center: A coalition of Illinois health and environmental groups notified Midwest Generation, LLC of their intent to sue the company because its coal plants release illegally high amounts of particulate matter that leads to respiratory illnesses and premature deaths in nearby communities.

2009-07-15 12:11:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Planet Green announced the world premiere of ACID TEST: THE GLOBAL CHALLENGE OF OCEAN ACIDIFICATION on Wednesday, August 12 at 10:30PM ET.

2009-07-08 13:40:00

Experts say more than half of the states in the US now have mosquitoes that are known to spread dengue fever.

2009-06-13 15:10:00

President Barack Obama announced the creation of a high-level Ocean Policy Task Force on Friday that will craft a national policy for sustainably managing the oceans.

2009-06-09 11:50:00

http://blog.cleanandsafeports.org/ or www.cleanandsafeports.org LOS ANGELES, June 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A broad alliance of national, state and local environmental, public health, community and labor organizations today applauded President Barack Obama for his appointment of Joseph E.

2009-06-08 07:00:00

- The Natural Resources Defense Council, Ocean Conservancy, Oceana and the United Nations Environment Programme join the effort - - World premiere of Acid Test: The Challenge of Ocean Acidification with Sigourney Weaver - SILVER SPRING, Md., June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- This summer, Planet Green presents Blue August, a robust month of on-air and on-line programming that brings to life the wonders and mysteries of the aquatic -- from the majesty of our oceans to the critical issue of clean...

2009-05-20 10:04:00

Coalition of Corporate and Conservation Leaders Creates Breakthrough Consensus on Tropical Forests in Climate Legislation WASHINGTON, May 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Several of the nation's top environmental groups, conservation organizations, and corporate leaders today released details of an agreement on policies aimed at protecting the world's tropical forests.

2009-05-08 15:01:00

Legislation will support research, surveillance, planning and interagency coordination WASHINGTON, May 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), Trust for America's Health (TFAH), and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) praised legislation introduced late yesterday to improve the public health response to climate change.

2009-04-17 15:32:00

ARLINGTON, Va., April 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ATA Vice President of Public Affairs issued the following advisory in response to reporters' questions about the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) lawsuit against the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach: A judge's denial on Wednesday of an injunction in the case of FMC vs.

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