N.H. environmentalists lament EPA bashing, lack of science support within GOP field

November 16th, 2011

By Shira Schoenberg
Boston Globe
November 16, 2011

As the Republican presidential candidates descend on New Hampshire, Rick Russman, a former GOP state senator who leads backpacking trips to the Rocky Mountains, feels “a little lost in the wilderness.”
Russman is unenthusiastic about the 2012 candidates, several of whom have denied climate change and advocated the rollback of environmental regulations.

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Nuclear power needs to remain central to our energy mix

November 15th, 2011

By Christine Todd Whitman
The Hill
15 November, 2011

Today, the U.S. is undergoing a decisive change in how we use and produce energy. A green revolution is seeing wind and solar power grow at unprecedented rates. In the first five months of 2011, wind generation had grown by 35 percent, and solar generation grew by 49 percent over the same time period in 2010. Coal generation, for comparison, saw a 5 percent decrease in that same timespan.

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Group reframes case to legalize gay marriage

November 6th, 2011

By Aamer Madhani
Tuscon Citizen
November 06, 2011

A group of high-profile Democrats and Republicans who back legalizing gay marriage are calling on advocates to shift the focus on the issue from an argument about equal rights to promoting the value of commitment.

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Election 2012 with a third party option

November 4th, 2011

By Christine Todd Whitman and and Dennis Blair
The Washington Post
November 4, 2011

Partisan politics have brought our government to a standstill. Washington has forgotten that, for U.S. democracy to work, every citizen must be represented.

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Gov. Chris Christie must support EPA-ordered coal plant cleanup, not partisan politics

November 4th, 2011

By Star-Ledger Editorial Board
November 4, 2011

New Jersey governors, both Democratic and Republican, have long pressed for a cleanup of coal plants in other states that are spewing toxins into our air.

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Tagliabue, Whitman on NY-NJ Super Bowl committee

November 2nd, 2011

Associated Press
Novemner 2, 2011

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Former NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue and former New Jersey Gov. Christine Todd Whitman are among nine people chosen to serve on the board of trustees for the 2014 New York/New Jersey Super Bowl Host Committee.

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Wall Street Occupiers Misdirect Anger: Christine Todd Whitman

November 1st, 2011

By Christine Todd Whitman
Bloomberg Business Week
November 1, 2011

Nov. 1 (Bloomberg) — “You reap what you sow” used to be a widely understood principle. Today, we seem to have lost that understanding as we watch the occupation of Wall Street and cities across the country.

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