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Polluters gonna pollute

This month the European Integrated Pollution Prevention and Control Bureau (IPPC) is going to file a proposal for future plans on industrial air pollution. This mostly affects coal power plans, a major source of pollution and one of the most important issues to tackle global warming. 330 more words

Politics

Legislative Report: VLA Public Hearing March 2, 2015

The LWVME Advocacy Committee follows several bills each legislative session and three of interest to us were up for Public Hearing before the Veterans and Legal Affairs Committee… 684 more words

VLA

Disability Discrimination

Submitted by: Angela M. Timpone is a certified educational advocate serving Vermont and Massachusetts and founder of Camp Kaleidoscope, a camp for families with children with autism. 370 more words

BENJAMIN NETANYAHU’S LONG HISTORY OF CRYING WOLF ABOUT IRAN’S NUCLEAR WEAPONS

BY MURTAZA HUSSAIN – The Intercept

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is expected to address the U.S. Congress tomorrow about the perils of striking a nuclear deal with Iran.   762 more words

News

The HLHS Dad Goes to Washington (Part 1)

As you may have read in a previous post, I had a very special opportunity to attend the Congenital Heart Legislative Conference in Washington DC on February 25-26.   997 more words

HLHS

Report: Israel lobbying Congress for $300m more for its missile defense programs

http://www.haaretz.com/news/diplomacy-defense/1.644664#.VPJsXOD-OF4.facebook

Israel has asked the U.S. Congress to boost President Barak Obama’s budget request for Israel’s missile-defense program by more than $300 million, Bloomberg reported… 175 more words

Daily News

Train Grass Roots Advocates For A Long Haul

A most frequent cause of failure in a grass roots effort is that volunteer advocates wear out and lose hope. It’s important to raise awareness that any major effort will likely take years of incremental steps. 255 more words

Lobbying