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  • Hey Obama: Defend our public lands!

    The Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument.Cross-posted from ThinkProgress. The nation’s public lands are a central part of our national heritage, imagination, and spirit. Millions of Americans visit our public lands each year to experience history firsthand and wonder at some of the nation’s most beautiful natural spaces. That’s why one of my proudest accomplishments from the […]

  • Will Sen. Jim Webb Fight for Clean Energy or Dirty Coal?

    As citizens from around the nation jam the congressional phone lines for 72 hours, calling for comprehensive clean energy and climate legislation, US Sen. Jim Webb (D-VA) has emerged as one of the most critical votes for a clean energy future. Webb’s state of Virginia stands on the frontlines of the clean energy and climate debate–and […]

  • Hanging EPA regulations around Democrats’ necks

    It has been taken for granted on the left that if Congress doesn’t pass clean energy legislation, the EPA will step in to regulate greenhouse gases under the Clean Air Act. The threat of that eventuality was supposed to bring intransigent industries and legislators to the table. Only it hasn’t really worked as intended — […]