Washington (ONGC) Analysis | April 6, 2023 by Noreen Wise, Founder & CEO of Our New Green Culture
Protestors from a Coalition of climate justice and environmental organizations poured into DC on Tuesday in response to Chesapeake Climate Action Network’s (CCAN) call to action, chanting their demand for Environmental Protection Agency’s new Power Plant Rules. “EPA, don’t wait. Regulate.”
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Washington (ONGC) Analysis | June 24, 2021 by author and climate journalist Noreen Wise
Nailing low hanging fruit will result in a much needed dent in carbon emissions quickly and efficiently. A recent example is the14th Street car ban in NYC. Not only does it cut carbon, it subsequently improves the overall downtown “experience,” making street and sidewalks safer and more enjoyable for pedestrians, cutting air pollution, as well as dramatically reducing the amount of time it takes to get from point A to B. According to Curbed, the travel time for buses to cross lower Manhattan on 14th, has now been cut in half.
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Washington (ONGC) Analysis | June 12, 2021, by Michael Wells
You do not need to be a character in a Lifetime movie to be poisoned by arsenic. Same goes for some other deadly chemical. Just spend time on a golf course or near one. Contrary to what golf affocinadios claim, golf courses are not good for the environment even though many of the courses look like a cross between Xanadu and Shangri La. Pesticides, herbicides, rodenticides and other chemicals abound on golf courses, according to Fred Siegel’s book Environmental Hazards: Are you Exposed?, and they seep into the soil and run off onto property nearby.
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Washington (ONGC) Analysis | June 7, 2021 by author and climate journalist Noreen Wise
Gordon Plaza is a subdivision in the New Orlean’s Desire neighborhood that was developed on the ASL hazardous waste site in the early 1980’s. The first residents, excited about securing their little piece of the pie, moved into their new homes in 1981, 40 years ago. Most of the houses are modest ranches with 3 bedrooms and 2 baths, on 5,000 square ft lots. The properties were federally funded and intentionally marketed as affordable housing to low income wage earners seeking an opportunity to move on up.
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