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CalPIRG petitions against Keystone pipeline

Ten members of the UC Berkeley chapter of CalPIRG rallied in front of Sather Gate Thursday against the construction of a controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline.

CU-Boulder students give Boulder mayor's home A+ for efficiency

The members of the University of Colorado's Energy Service Corps are used to educating Boulderites on sustainability. But Saturday, the group was schooled by Boulder Mayor Matt Applebaum during an assessment of his passive solar home.

State watchdog group targets environment, insurance rates

Earlier this year, Diane Brown, executive director of the consumer watchdog Arizona Public Interest Research Group, was recognized by the Arizona League of Conservation Voters for leading efforts to improve environmental and conservation policies in Arizona.

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Bottle bill expansion sidetracked on Beacon Hill

BOSTON —Supporters of expanding the bottle bill to cover more types of beverages were outraged by a committee vote yesterdaymorning that will likely torpedo the proposal until next January, when the next legislative session begins.


Victory: It's in the bag


Just moments ago the LA City Council voted to ban single use plastic bags - listening to the voices of students and community members who support protecting the ocean and reducing plastic pollution.

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Berkeley City Council takes step forward in adopting plastic bag ban

With Alameda County poised to adopt a single-use plastic bag ban soon, the Berkeley City Council decided at its meeting Tuesday night to officially inform the public that such a ban may be on its way in the city.

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NJPIRG works to ban plastic bag use on campus

As part of its Sustainable U campaign, the New Jersey Public Interest Research Group aims to make the University more environmentally conscious by asking students to stop using plastic bags.

Representative Alice Wolf of Cambridge, a cosponsor of the Updated Bottle Bill, stopped by our trick–or–treat-themed rally at the statehouse to speak with students and community activists. The event was a huge success— MASSPIRG students delivered over 15,000 petitions to the legislature!


There are lots of ways to help the environment today (and every day).

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