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  • Clean Power Plan could impact electric reliability and energy infrastructure
    EPA carbon rule, electric reliability, FERC set to begin public meetings
    The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission plans to hold its first of several public meetings on February 19, 2015, to discuss the potential impact of the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan on the reliability of the nation...
  • Gina McCarthy
    EPA Administrator McCarthy meets Pope Francis on climate change
    Gina McCarthy, EPA Administrator and now papal advisor, met with Pope Francis on Friday. Taking global warming hype to ecclesiastical heights, McCarthy reported her aim was to entice the pope to regard climate change not as just another...
  • One of the many marches against Monsanto
    “Xtend,” the newest name for poison has just been approved by the USDA
    Once again, Monsanto is upping the ante of biochemical poisoning by releasing plans for yet another product called “Xtend.” Genetically modified Organisms, (GMOs,) and toxic chemicals such as those in Monsanto’s product &ldquo...
  • Omni San Diego Hotel
    San Diego gears up for the 18th annual EUEC environmental conference
    Janet McCabe, the acting assistant administrator for the Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Air and Radiation will be the keynote speaker at the nearly sold-out conference at the San Diego Convention Center on February 16-18...
  • Climate globe
    Patterns of political fraud on climate
    Do not be fooled. There exists a societal need to expose the benefits of CO2 and hydrocarbon energy and to counter their demonization by governments for political gain. Scientific evidence shows CO2 benefiting human, plant, and animal life on...
  • Time to enlist your business in the war on waste
    Time to enlist your business in the war on waste
    The data is daunting. According to the U.S. Environmental Protect Agency (EPA), Americans are generating far more waste than they did 50 years ago. Consider that:In 1960, total waste generation was 88.1 million tons with per capita generation of 2...
  • Child with asthma
    EPA actually asking if we want stronger smog health standards
    Smog: It hovers over our cities and communities, putting our health at risk. It is linked to heart attacks, asthma attacks, and premature death – and more than one out of three Americans is at increased risk just because of the air their...
  • CHAOS
    Calif. target of Obama's energy regs
    Pres. Obama's administration forced through $181.5 billion of new and expanded federal government regulations in 2014, according to a new American Action Forum (AAF) report. The AAF says that the new regs involve energy producers and vehicle...
  • Bee Colony Collapse
    Thurston County bans pesticide to save the bees
    Imagine a national recall on honey bees because of faulty ignition switches or self-destructive habits of bringing toxins to the hive. Thurston County is the first county in Washington State to prohibit the use of a certain kind of pesticides...
  • EPA National Electronics Challenge: e-Cycle old electronic devices
    EPA National Electronics Challenge: e-Cycle old electronic devices
    The Environmental Protection Agency has launched and initiative urging Americans to “e-Cycle” their old electronic devices this holiday season rather than simply throwing them away. With electronics being made from resources, metals...
  • Congress avoids shutdown: Immigration, war, and climate change pay the price
    Congress avoids shutdown: Immigration, war, and climate change pay the price
    The House has successfully passed an omnibus bill that details a $1.1 trillion dollar spending plan. The spending bill was written under the guise of saving a government shutdown, but when unveiled at the 11th hour this past Tuesday showed some...
  • ECOPOLITICS
    Obama's Harvard law mentor, EPA overreaching
    President Barack Obama has been widely criticized by his political opponents for using executive orders and regulatory agency fiats to make sweeping regulatory changes that should be the domain of the congress. Obama’s former Harvard law...
  • Rep Raul Grijalva
    Rep. Raúl Grijalva lands position on key environmental committee
    With the support of almost 200 environmental groups that signed onto a letter promoted by the Center for Biological Diversity, Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D-Ariz.) was recently elected by the Democratic caucus to replace Rep. Peter DeFazio on the House...
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    Environmental Week in Review, November 23 - 30, 2014
    Continuing with our new feature, Environmental Week in Review, here is a summary of what we wrote about last week in Bakersfield Environmental News. As expected with the Thanksgiving holiday, maybe we were a little too busy with cooking...
  • Digging around the dictatorship: suspicion skyrockets
    Digging around the dictatorship: suspicion skyrockets
    A grave danger lurks in the dominant news stories concerning racial tensions in Ferguson and Obama's seizing of executive power with regard to immigration and blanket amnesty. Actions taken by Obama on these issues are illegal. The two issues...