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Archive: May 21, 2012

MISSOULA, Mont. - A parade of Montana moms and dads with young kids in tow will be marching in Missoula Tuesday. It's the Superheroes for Health Stroller Brigade, one of 30 events nationwide organized to urge Congress to take action on the Safe Chemicals Act, which includes new regulations for toxic ...Read More

GILLMAN, Colo. - It's the single largest source of toxic waste in the U.S., and some worry that loopholes in the Clean Water Act could allow the mining industry to turn Colorado's lakes and rivers into dumping ponds for waste. One loophole allows mines to treat nearby lakes, rivers and other wetland ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - May is Community Action Month, and Community Action Agencies (CAAs) in Ohio have a big effect on economic development in the state, according to a new study. Research from Ohio University found that in 2010, CAAs invested more than $200 million in community economic development proj ...Read More

INDIANAPOLIS - Every three years, the Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) updates its "Impaired Waters List," a summary of contaminated waterways in the state. Environmental groups say they are very concerned about the list and revision process, as they believe more must be done to ...Read More

HICKORY, N.C. - North Carolina's progressive churches are gearing up to push for policies they believe in, as lawmakers begin the legislative short session in Raleigh. Church leaders say their fight against the Marriage Amendment made them realize the importance of distinguishing their voices at a t ...Read More

SAN FRANCISCO - Support is growing to designate the Berryessa-Snow Mountain region, just north of San Francisco and west of Sacramento, as a National Conservation Area. Local environmental groups, recreationists and business owners are praising legislation introduced by California Representatives Mi ...Read More

MARINETTE, Wis. - As the Senate Armed Services Committee examines defense spending for 2013 this week, a watchdog group - the Project on Government Oversight (POGO) - is urging the government to cancel a contract with Lockheed Martin to build the Navy's newest warship, the Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) ...Read More

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee takes up the new defense budget on Tuesday, and an issue that's sure to come up is the Navy's newest warship. Reports of serious design flaws have dogged early versions of the Littoral Combat Ship (LCS), intended for near-shore operations. There ...Read More

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