Browsing the "Henry Waxman" Tag

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Massive Dead Zone In Gulf Of Mexico Blamed On Meat Industry

A dead zone larger than New Jersey is expected to appear in the Gulf of Mexico later this year. Similar dead zones are found in the Great Lakes and the Chesapeake Bay. A report by Mighty, a global environmental group headed by Henry Waxman, a former US Congressman, claims the dead zones are the result […]

August 3rd

Common Sense: Congresman Henry Waxman Calls on Deficit Hawks to Become Climate Hawks

  Henry Waxman, one of Congress’ leading environmentalists and climate hawks, has issued a challenge to deficit hawks to actually tackle the deficit adequately by tackling climate change at the same time. Here’s more from ThinkProgress: Speaking at the Center for American Progress Action Fund today, Rep. Henry Waxman (D-CA) said he believes a price […]

March 20th

Green News Daily (VIDEO)

Top green news from around the internet (video is followed by photos and short excerpts on the news): Catastrophic Global Warming & Climate Change Underestimated Yep, catastrophic global warming predictions by climate scientists have underestimated probably warming if we don’t curb emissions fast. (Not a surprise that another study has found this — I’ve covered […]

February 27th

'Fracking' Violates Safe Drinking Water Act, Congressional Letter Charges

In what appears to be a major, positive stride for environmental quality preservation, congressional investigators submitted a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency charging that  hydraulic fracturing — known as ‘fracking’ — violates the Safe Drinking Water Act. Amassing data from a dozen states for the period 2005 – 2009, investigators assert that tens of […]

February 1st