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Malheur National Wildlife Refuge

Cliven Bundy Taunts Feds Over Malheur Takeover

The Malheur takeover ain't over 'til it's over: Yesterday Cliven Bundy, father of Malheur takeover leader Ammon Bundy, published a certified letter he…
Malheur National Wildlife Refuge

The Real Agenda Behind the Oregon Takeover

The real agenda behind the Malheur takeover in Harney County, Oregon, becomes clear: The area is home to a "model" land management agreement…
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Going Galt At the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge

The armed occupiers of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Harney County, Oregon, are taking too many lessons from John Galt: the fictional…
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Ford Funds Climate Change Denial Organization ALEC

Ford's support is seemingly at odds with its public statements on climate change. So what's the deal?
So, apparently ALEC was never a climate denial group. Could have fooled these Occupy protesters (and us).

ALEC: ‘We’re Not Climate Change Deniers!’

The American Legislative Exchange Council, commonly known by its acronym, ALEC, is sick of being called a climate change denial group. If you're…
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Pressure Builds on Holdouts as More Companies Ditch ALEC

SourceWatch lists a total of over 100 companies and nonprofits that have now withdrawn from the American Legislative Exchange Council, commonly known as…
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BP Says ‘Bye-Bye’ to Conservative Group ALEC

Oil and gas giant BP is the latest company to leave the American Legislative Exchange Council, the conservative group better known as ALEC.
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eBay’s Christmas Gift to ALEC: No Renewal

Cutting ties with a lobby organization right before Christmas can be risky business -- that is, unless you know that your consumer base…
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TransCanada’s Keystone Backup Plan

According to documents leaked to Greenpeace, the Canadian company TransCanada has a backup plan in case Keystone fails to get approval.
Saguaro cacti at sunset; SE of San Manuel, AZ

Arizona to Roll Back Efficiency Standards

Last week the bipartisan Arizona Corporation Commission quietly passed a resolution to essentially repeal efficiency standards set in 2010.
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Latest IPCC Report Comes with Grim Warnings

Last week, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released its fourth and final report on climate change. Said U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon,…
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Renewable Electricity Mandate Faces Close Defeat in Kansas

Renewable energy supporters in Kansas are wiping their brow after a close brush with repeal. The state's key renewable electricity legislation was voted…
SC Johnson celebrates one year anniversary of wind turbines

SC Johnson Shows How to Do Wind Right, Despite Lack of Support from Home State

SC Johnson issues one-year anniversary wind power report for two turbines at its Waxdale, Wisconsin facility, but conservative legislators continue to obstruct future…
Koch brother fund anti-ACA ads

Climate Trolls Outdo Themselves with Creepy Health Care Ad

The industrialist Koch Brothers, who fund climate change denial, are behind the new "creepy Uncle Sam" anti-ACA ads from Generation America. The question…
Coca Cola teams with USDA to save water resources

Coca-Cola Pumps More Money into U.S. Water Resources

The Coca-Cola company will provide more funding for watershed restoration projects in the US under a new partnership with the USDA National Forest…