pollution control

Salazar Signs Decision on Navajo-Gallup Water Supply

Article: Salazar Signs Decision on Navajo-Gallup Water Supply

Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar today joined New Mexico’s congressional delegation to advance a vital water supply project that will provide clean, safe and reliable water to a quarter of a million people in the Navajo Nation, the Jicarilla Apache Nation and the city of Gallup, New Mexico.

G-20 Countries Will Phase Out Fossil Fuel Subsidies

Article: G-20 Countries Will Phase Out Fossil Fuel Subsidies

G-20 government leaders today concluded the Pittsburgh Summit with a commitment to phase out fossil fuel subsidies over the medium term while providing targeted support for the poorest households. The leaders said that this unprecedented move is expected to encourage energy conservation, improve energy security, and kick-start their commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

17 Major Economies Pledge to Set Greenhouse Gas Limit by December

Article: 17 Major Economies Pledge to Set Greenhouse Gas Limit by December

Leaders of the world’s major economies today formally recognized for the first time the scientific view that the increase in global average temperature above pre-industrial levels should not exceed two degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees F.) to avoid the most catastrophic impacts of global warming.