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Pebble Mine: Potential Disaster; Protect EPA Authority to Regulate Greenhouse Gases; Clean up "Ghost Fleet"; NBA and NRDC Partner Up; Protect B.C. Grizzlies; Mountaintop Removal Mining

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Posted April 7, 2010 in The Media and the Environment

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Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., Joel Reynolds, and Jean-Michel Cousteau co-authored an op-ed about the significant environmental threats inherent in the construction of an open-pit gold and copper mine proposed for the coast of Alaska; the article made the front page of the Huffington Post today and calls on readers to take action now and sign NRDC's petition

David Hawkins emphasized the importance of protecting EPA’s ability to regulate greenhouse gases under the Clean Air Act in a Greenwire article picked up by the New York Times… In the Associated Press, Michael Wall commented on the decision to clean up San Francisco’s “ghost fleet,” which will end the leaking of the fleet’s toxic chemicals into Suisun Bay… Louisa Willcox explained why the hunting of grizzly bears in British Columbia matters to us in the United States on NationalParksTraveler.com

NRDC’s partnership with NBA was highlighted in a Huffington Post blog by Portland Trail Blazers president Larry Miller; April 1-9 is NBA Green Week… An article on OMBWatch.com featured a quote by Rob Perks lauding EPA’s decision last week to protect communities and waterways from the pollution created by mountaintop removal mining…

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