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National Drive Electric Week boasts over 180 events worldwide

There are more than 180 events taking place in 175 American cities and four other countries for National Drive Electric Week, which started on Sept. 12 and will run through Sept. 20 to promote plug-in electric vehicles (EVs).
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Environmental organizations and Pennsylvanians rally behind new federal mining regulations

Officials from the Sierra Club, the Mountain Watershed Association, the Citizens Coal Council and the Center for Coalfield Justice, as well as Pennsylvanian citizens, called for the state’s Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE) to strengthen mining pollution regulations during a hearing in Pittsburgh on Thursday.
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Sierra Club criticizes Michigan decision on coal plant permits

The Sierra Club joined EarthJustice and local community leaders in criticizing the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) for agreeing to DTE Energy’s draft permits for the River Rouge and Trenton Channel coal plants that do not provide for sulphur dioxide (SO2) emission reductions.
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NRDC, Sierra Club trumpet EPA's latest climate-change report

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a new study on climate change on Monday, titled “Climate Change in the United States: Benefits of Global Action,” which finds that a concerted international effort stands to save thousands of lives and save the U.S. billions of dollars. “We can, and must, slow, stop and reverse climate change -- and leave a cleaner, healthier planet for our children and future generations,” Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) President Rhea Suh said.
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Los Angeles mayor offers ambitious plan to reduce energy use

Los Angeles, in preparation of expected population growth of 500,000 over the next 20 years, is developing ambitious strategies to address climate change and protect the environment.
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