Collins, Maloney to revive bill in Congress to create National Women’s History Museum in DC

March 31st, 2011

By Associated Press
March 31, 2011

WASHINGTON — Two lawmakers are working to revive legislation in Congress to create a National Women’s History Museum in Washington after an earlier effort expired in the Senate.

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The Future of Nuclear in the U.S.

March 31st, 2011

By Christine Todd Whitman
Politico
March 31, 2011

As a leading advocate for nuclear energy, it saddens me to see the news from Japan. Nuclear engineers, working under extremely dangerous circumstances, are in an hourly struggle to prevent disaster at that nation’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant. The stakes could not be higher.

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GOP targets EPA’s oversight of greenhouse gases in wider bid to curb federal regulations

March 30th, 2011

By Associated Press,
Wednesday, March 30

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration’s bid to regulate greenhouse gases, after losing last year’s congressional debate over global warming, is making the Environmental Protection Agency the focus of Republican attacks on federal oversight.

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On Our Radar: Don’t Tear Down E.P.A., Former Agency Chiefs Urge

March 28th, 2011

By John Collins Rudolf
New York Times Green Blog
March 28, 2011

The Republican assault on the Environmental Protection Agency, including a proposed bill to repeal the agency’s recent finding that carbon dioxide and other heat-trapping gases pose a threat to human health and welfare, goes too far, write two former E.P.A. chiefs, both appointed by Republican presidents. “Amid the virulent attacks on the E.P.A. driven by concern about overregulation, it is easy to forget how far we have come in the past 40 years,” William D. Ruckelshaus and Christine Todd Whitman write. “We should take heart from all this progress and not, as some in Congress have suggested, seek to tear down the agency that the president and Congress created to protect America’s health and environment.” [The Washington Post]

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East Windsor School Board Honors Peer Mentors

March 27th, 2011

By Gina Kramer
East Windsor Patch
March 27, 2011

The Melvin H. Kreps Middle School was in the spotlight Thursday night for its Peer-to-Peer program, when it was recognized during the East Windsor Regional Board of Education meeting Thursday night.

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A siege against the EPA and environmental progress

March 24th, 2011

By William D. Ruckelshaus and and Christine Todd Whitman
Washington Post
March 24, 2011

How soon we forget.

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