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Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Des Moines Register , Phil Brasher

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A bill passed by the House last month would set caps on greenhouse gases and require polluters to have permits for their emissions.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

A new analysis from the Environmental Working Group estimates that the House bill could allow the equivalent of more than 67 large coal-fired power plants to avoid any new controls on greenhouse gas emissions without requiring landowners to create any new carbon sequestration projects.

Sunday, July 12, 2009

The Hill , Jim Snyder

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An environmental group is mounting a fresh assault on the climate change legislation that squeaked through the House and faces an uncertain future in the Senate, raising the prospect that the delicate coalition of support around it could fray.

Monday, June 29, 2009

Mitchell Daily Republic , Austin Kaus

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But some people have concerns about the state’s rapid progress of energy development.

Thursday, June 18, 2009

While agriculture and forestry are poised to be leaders in sustainable climate solutions, to realize this opportunity America needs policies built on sound science. Science supports the inclusion of indirect land-use change in the assessment of biofuels.

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