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Monday, September 7, 2009

A frayed regulatory framework and dependence on voluntary action has done little to mitigate the damage from agricultural activities in the six states in the Chesapeake Bay watershed.

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

The Hill , Jim Snyder

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Meanwhile, environmental groups are focusing on another delicate issue: carbon offsets.

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

The New Republic , Bradford Plumer

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The Environmental Working Group recently analyzed the House climate bill and noted that the legislation allows farmers to earn credits under the cap-and-trade regime for practices such as low or no-till farming even if they've been going on since 2001.

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Des Moines Register , Phil Brasher

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A bill passed by the House last month would set caps on greenhouse gases and require polluters to have permits for their emissions.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

A new analysis from the Environmental Working Group estimates that the House bill could allow the equivalent of more than 67 large coal-fired power plants to avoid any new controls on greenhouse gas emissions without requiring landowners to create any new carbon sequestration projects.

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