Clean Tech (& Dirty Tech) Political News {Weekly Round-Up}

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Some top political stories from the past week or so (other than what we’ve already covered):

  1. Tim DeChristopher Sentenced To Two Years In Prison
  2. With Default Seven Days Away, House GOP Fixates On Repealing Environmental Regulations
  3. Waxman Calls Out Obama For Not Explaining Connection Between Climate Pollution And Extreme Weather
  4. Blumenauer: ‘The Jihad Against Climate Change Continues’
  5. HR 2584: Why Not Just Feed Babies Arsenic?
  6. Moran on HR 2584: “The Most Anti-Environmental Legislation Ever to be Considered by the Congress”
  7. Slideshow: Top 10 American Vacation Spots the House’s Anti-Environment Bill Could Ruin
  8. Forum: Assessing Obama’s Record on the Environment 
  9. How Murdoch’s Times of London and Fox News Coordinate Their Deceitful Reporting on Climate Change
  10. The Federal Budget Cannot Be Balanced on the Back of America’s Lands and Waters
  11. As Things Heat Up Across the Nation, Young People Work to Cool Things Down
  12. As Oklahomans Die, Inhofe Mocks Killer Heat Wave
  13. Obama: House GOP Would Rather Destroy the U.S. Economy Than “Ask Anything of Corporate Jet Owners, Oil & Gas Companies” and the Rich
  14. NY Times Editorial Urges Obama Administration To Reject Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline
  15. Koch Brothers And ExxonMobil Join Forces To Fight RGGI With Copy-Paste State Legislation
  16. Koch And Exxon Pay To Write State Legislation Repealing Climate Change Laws
  17. People Who Think Toxic Air Pollution is Awesome: Cynthia Lummis, Fred Upton, Ed Whitfield, Mike Ross
  18. Kochs Max Out To Sen. Scott Brown
  19. Climate Zombie Riders Pollute House Appropriations Bills
  20. It’s Not the Heat, It’s the Stupidity: Limbaugh Calls Heat Index a Liberal Government Conspiracy
  21. Rep. Mike Thompson: It’s Time to Stop the Over-Reach by Fannie and Freddie
  22. GOP ‘Streamlining’ Plan Threatens to Clear a Path for Highways and Pollution
  23. Poll: 59% Of Americans Support Repealing Fossil-Energy Subsidies To Reduce Deficit
  24. Health for Sale: House EPA Bill Allows Pollution and Supporters Get Big Oil Donations
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