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  • Exxon Valdez Oil Spill 25th Anniversary
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    Exxon Valdez Oil Spill 25th Anniversary

    Conservation advocates discussed the long-term impact of the Exxon Valdez oil spill to mark the 25th anniversary of the tanker’s March 24, 1989, accident in Prince William Sound, Alaska.…

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  • Forward on Climate Rally
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    Forward on Climate Rally

    Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) and Van Jones spoke at a climate change rally held on the National Mall. Organizers urged President Obama to begin his second term with energy policies…

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  • emPlugin Hybrids The Cars that Will Recharge Americaem
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    Plug-in Hybrids: The Cars that Will Recharge America

    The author talked about her book, Plug-in Hybrids: The Cars that Will Recharge America. She described the benefits of hybrid electric cars, which developers say will get more than 100 miles…

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  • State of the Environment
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    State of the Environment

    Environmental group members talked with reporters about the environmental issues facing the U.S. in 2004. Topics included the Bush administration’s environmental policy and loss of…

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  • 2002 Voter Education Campaign
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    2002 Voter Education Campaign

    Participants talked about the Sierra Club’s voter education and environmental advocacy campaign for Summer 2002. During their remarks they showed several television advertisements and…

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  • Urban Sprawl Issues
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    Urban Sprawl Issues

    Participants announced the results of a study on suburban growth. The report examined several solutions to the problems of suburban “sprawl.” They also urged communities to adopt and…

    143 views
  • Clean Air Standards
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    Clean Air Standards

    Participants debated the need for stricter clean air standards, which the EPA recently proposed. They made opening statements, took questions from a panel of journalists and each other and…

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  • New Air Pollution Standards
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    New Air Pollution Standards

    Representatives of several environmental groups briefed reporters on their perspectives on new clean air standards which the EPA proposed in November. These new regulations are intended to…

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  • Environmental Issues
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    Environmental Issues

    Mr. Weiss talked with reporters about the role of environmental issues in the 1996 campaign. He said that most candidates are now presenting themselves as environmentalists although the…

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  • Funding for Council on Competitiveness
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    Funding for Council on Competitiveness

    The Sierra Club announced its call for Congress to cut funding to the Council on Competitiveness. The environmental organization criticized the council, headed by Vice President Dan Quayle,…

    23 views
  • Americas Smog Crisis
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    America's Smog Crisis

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  • Superfund
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    Superfund

    A joint press conference about the environmental clean up fund known as the Superfund. What effect citizen lawsuits and how the fund would be administered were addressed. They answered…

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