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Amazonian Indians End Protest After Peru's Congress Repeals Decrees

Article: Amazonian Indians End Protest After Peru's Congress Repeals Decrees

LIMA, Peru, June 19, 2009 (ENS) – A 10-week protest by Peru’s Amazonian indigenous groups against legislation that facilitates development in their region ended yesterday after the Peruvian Congress repealed two legislative decrees. Leaders of the Peruvian Rainforest Inter-Ethnic Development Association, AIDESEP, called upon thousands of indigenous protesters to lift blockades of two highways and return to their villages.

Democrats in Control: Climate, Clean Energy Top Legislative Agenda

Article: Democrats in Control: Climate, Clean Energy Top Legislative Agenda

WASHINGTON, DC, November 21, 2008 (ENS) – The order of business in the incoming 111th Congress is beginning to take shape. When lawmakers convene on January 6, 2009, Democrats will be firmly in control of both houses, although today the outcome of several elections is still unclear. When Democratic President-elect Barack Obama takes office on…

Climate Change Bills Proliferate in Congress

Article: Climate Change Bills Proliferate in Congress

WASHINGTON, DC, May 30, 2008 (ENS) – Congress will consider climate change legislation in a variety of forms next week when legislators return to Washington. Both House and Senate have bills to work with and changes to measures previously introduced. A measure that would reduce greenhouse gases according to scientific targets and reinvest any revenue…