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Tag Archives: Climate
Alert 671: Delaware environmental laws under attack by “Clean Air Council”
BASF, with help from “Clean Air Council,” seeks to roll back Del. environmental laws, build highly-polluting “biomass” incinerator in Newport, DE
Public outrage needed NOW.Â See below for action steps.
Today, January 12, 2010, the Delaware General Assembly goes back into session.Â As usual, this presents both threats and opportunities.
Delaware has few environmental distinctions.Â One of these few is a strong law against incinerators.
Since 2000 this law, championed by State Senator David McBride, has protected thousands of people from death and disease caused by air pollution.
Special interests don’t stop conniving to weaken it.Â Continue reading
Greendel Alert 658: “Biomass” burners could liquidate our forests
I hope you are aware of, and speaking out against, the current attempt to roll back Delaware’s nation-leading laws against incineration.Â If not, see:
Alert 654: Ciba (BASF) rolls out a new air pollution threat to your healthâ€¦..
Letter to General Assembly members: â€œNo â€˜biomassâ€™ burning in Delaware
The News Journal also has done a story:
In the News-Journal: â€œCiba proposes waste-fueled generatorâ€
(The rest of Delaware’s media, including blogs, has mostly been in blackout mode.)
Broad Coalition Criticizes Climate Bill
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 21, 2009
Joint statement by:
Greenpeace USA * Friends of the Earth * Public Citizen * Citizen Power * Center for Biological Diversity * Citizens Action Coalition of Indiana * TURN-The Utility Reform Network * Sustainable Energy & Economy Network * Green Delaware * Massachusetts Environmental Energy Alliance * Massachusetts Forest Watch * Coal Moratorium Now!