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Keystone XL approval is wrong direction

By facilitating the transportation of dirty tar sands fuels, Keystone would add 27.4 million metric tons of global warming pollution to our atmosphere per year. President Trump's executive order advancing the Keystone XL pipeline is definitely a step in the wrong direction. READ MORE.

Report | Environment America

Safer By Design: Businesses Can Replace Toxic Ingredients Through Green Chemistry

The widespread use of toxic chemicals – in everything from industrial plants to baby bottles – is threatening our health and environment. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Leading American businesses are showing that they can reduce or eliminate the use of toxic chemicals, keeping them out of our air, water, land and food. Through innovation, businesses can design manufacturing processes and products to be safe, following the principles of green chemistry.

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News Release | Environment Nevada

Reid Gardner emits most mercury in Nevada LAS VEGAS – Reid Gardner Generating Station in Moapa emits 119 pounds of mercury every year — the most in Nevada —according to a new Environment Nevada report, “Dirty Energy’s Assault on our Health: Mercury.” The

Reid Gardner Generating Station in Moapa emits 119 pounds of mercury every year — the most in Nevada —according to a new Environment Nevada report, “Dirty Energy’s Assault on our Health: Mercury.”

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News Release | Environment Nevada

America Cannot Afford Big Oil's Plan

After a year in which America’s dependence on oil caused our nation’s largest environmental catastrophe, put billions of tons of pollution in our atmosphere, and undermined our economic and national security, the American Petroleum Institute (API) today proposed an energy plan that would further degrade our environment, endanger public health, boost Big Oil profits, and deepen our dependence on oil.

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Report | Environment Nevada

Gobbling Less Gas for Thanksgiving: How Clean Cars Can Save Americans Money and Cut Oil Use

America’s dependence on oil puts our environment, economy, and national security at risk.  Whether it is the scars left by the oil spill disaster in the Gulf, the $1 billion that American families and businesses send overseas every day for oil, or the nearly 2 billion metric tons of global warming pollution that pollute our air each year, these problems demand that we break our dependence on oil.

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Report | Environment Nevada

Wasting Our Waterways: Toxic Industrial Pollution and the Unfulfilled Promise of the Clean Water Act

Industrial facilities continue to dump millions of pounds of toxic chemicals into America’s rivers, streams, lakes and ocean waters each year —threatening both the environment and human health. According to the EPA, pollution from industrial facilities is responsible for threatening or fouling water quality in more than 10,000 miles of rivers and more than 200,000 acres of lakes, ponds and estuaries nationwide.

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