Port of Long Beach -- Putting California communities at risk

Sierra Club Compass

But while most of California continues moving the clean energy transition forward, the Port of Long Beach has taken a huge step backwards, promoting the interests and protecting the wallets of the toxic fossil fuel industry. California leads the nation in solar energy generation.

Harmful Water Contamination: Has Hydraulic Fracturing (Fracking) Potentially Placed You or Your Family At Risk?

Green (Living) Review

The environmental lawyers at Gilman Law LLP are offering free consultations to individuals that feel they have well water contaminants, water contamination, or other injuries as a result of Hydraulic Fracturing or Fracking. According to the environmental group Earthworks, the EPA does not regulate the injection of fracturing fluids under the Safe Drinking Water Act.

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What Has the Endangered Species Act Ever Done for Us? More Than You Think.

Nature Conservancy - Science

99% of species protected by the endangered species act have been saved from extinction. Since the Endangered Species Act became law in 1973, only 10 species protected by it have been declared extinct, and eight of those may have been extinct before they were listed.

US unveils historic plan to cut carbon emissions with 30 percent by 2030

Green Blog

The new proposal, issued by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), mainly targets the country’s 600 coal plants and would result in a 30 percent reduction by 2030 from carbon levels recorded in 2005.

Indiana Jones and the Clean Power Rule

Sightline Daily

Backstory The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), fulfilling its duty under the federal Clean Air Act to regulate CO 2 emissions, has issued a proposed Clean Power Rule that would reduce CO 2 pollution from power plants nationwide 30 percent below 2005 levels by 2030.