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New Report Ranks States and Power Plants for Mercury Pollution

A new report ranks states and power plants nationwide according to their emissions of mercury, and outlines the public health threats of mercury pollution. 

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America's Biggest Mercury Polluters: How Cleaning up the Dirtiest Power Plants will Protect Public Health

Power plants continue to release large amounts of toxic pollutants, including mercury, into our air. In 2010, two-thirds of all airborne mercury pollution in the United States came from the smokestacks of coal-fired power plants.

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Report | Environment Connecticut Research & Policy Center

The Way Forward on Global Warming

Humanity is running out of time to stop the most dangerous impacts of global warming. Signs of global warming are appearing around the world – including in the United States – and the latest science suggests that future impacts are likely to occur sooner and be more severe than previously thought.

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President Obama calls for ending $41 Billion in Big Oil Subsidies

President Obama’s deficit reduction plan includes ending $41 billion in subsidies to Big Oil, including their ability write off drilling costs or to claim domestic manufacturing deductions. 

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More Than 170,000 Americans Urge EPA to Protect our Waterways

On July 28, thousands of public comments were delivered to the Environmental Protection Agency headquarters calling for strong clean water protections.

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