Those who claim injury from the spill are not just those who have drank, cooked or bathed in the water. Business owners have lost profits, workers have lost wages, and West Virginia's capital city of Charleston has said it has lost more than $120,000 in tax revenue.
The Center for the New Energy Economy recommends that the executive branch should support "best of the above" energy sources, using an analysis that includes "counting the full costs of various energy choices, including pollution and health care costs that have been 'externalized' in the past."
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A report released last week by the Environmental Protection Agency led Sen. Begich to announce his opposition to a massive mining project proposed for construction in the watershed of two of his state’s most productive salmon rivers.
Obama just told The New Yorker, “I think we are fortunate at the moment that we do not face a crisis of the scale and scope that Lincoln or F.D.R. faced." A growing number of climate scientists have been warning us the President is very, very wrong.