In a move praised by a broad coalition of environmental, labor, business and public health organizations, Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-NY, and 50 other House members reintroduced legislation to protect clean truck programs and cut harmful air pollution now plaguing the nation's ports and surrounding communities.
Republicans propose to stop the Environmental Protection Agency from doing its job to protect Americans from air pollution.
Two-thirds of all Americans support the Environmental Protection Agency, placing the Republican push for its dismantling at odds with the will of the people.
Unfortunately, the Republican Party, especially its Glenn Beck and Sarah Palin / tea party section, either doesn't believe or refuses to believe the truth about climate change.
Guess what: this year is stacking up as one of the hottest since we humans started keeping thermometer-based temperature records 160 years ago.
The Communications Workers of America, NAACP and the Sierra Club have come together to launch a campaign for what they say is a much needed faster and more available Internet in the United States.
Residents concerned about the safety of their towns and drinking water won a first victory over "fracking" as outgoing Gov. David Paterson signed an order banning the practice until July.
Kamala Harris vows to insure "the law of this state is on the side of the people."
In a move called "wise and sensible, the Obama administration announced yesterday that it is withdrawing plans for expanding oil drilling in the Gulf and Atlantic Ocean.
Voters returned decidely mixed results from the nine propositions on the Nov. 2 ballot.