Coal

Power plants will have to comply with EPA rule on curtailing mercury

EPA victory – SCOTUS won’t block mercury rules for coal power plants

Published on June 13th, 2016 | by Meteor Blades

By Meteor Blades Last June, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-4 in favor of those challenging the Obama administration’s rule establishing its mercury and air toxics standard (MATS). The court majority decided in Michigan v. Environmental Protection Agency that the EPA had failed [&hellip... Read More


Fracking

fracking ban passes in California's Butte County

Cali county voters pass fracking ban

Published on June 10th, 2016 | by Dan Bacher

By Dan Bacher The voters in Butte County, California approved a fracking ban, Measure E, by an overwhelming 71 percent on June 7. Butte is the fourth California county to ban the environmentally destructive and dangerous method of oil extraction, according [&hellip... Read More


Election 2016

Bernie Sanders by donkeyhotey

Vote for Bernie today, tomorrow unite to defeat Trump

Published on June 7th, 2016 | by Meteor Blades

By Meteor Blades I voted for Bernie Sanders this morning in the California primary. Come November I will vote for Hillary Clinton in the general election. That doesn’t mean I’m giving up on the “political revolution.” On the contrary. [&hellip... Read More


Election 2016

Trump's mad sideshow marches on

James Howard Kunstler – Electile dysfunction

Published on June 6th, 2016 | by James Howard Kunstler

By James Howard Kunstler Considering that the 2016 election looks like a Dark Age puppet show — Pantalone and La Signora smacking each other with dildos — we forget this spectacle is serious. Rather large matters [&hellip... Read More


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