Archive - Jun 11, 2010

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"Dirty Air Act": The vote that should've never happened

11
Jun
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I remain outraged and horrified that during the largest oil spill in U.S. history, the U.S. Senate considered giving a bailout to Big Oil and Dirty Coal.

And many senators voted to do just that!

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Guest Blog: "Dirty Air Act" actions on Capitol Hill

11
Jun
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This post is from 1Sky intern Emma Fernandez, a former intern from last year. Emma returned to 1Sky for the summer, so we gave her and all our interns a grueling assignment: head to Capitol Hill on a hot DC morning, put on a stifling oil barrel costume, and speak out against Sen. Lisa Murkowski's appalling "Dirty Air Act" resolution as it was being debated on the Senate floor. Emma -- along with Florencia Foxley, Amy Plovnick, and Ines Ware -- did a great job and we're proud of their efforts on the Hill yesterday. --Garth

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