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Republicans Boycott Senate Review of Bush Environmental Record

Republicans Boycott Senate Review of Bush Environmental Record

WASHINGTON, DC, September 24, 2008 (ENS) – The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee held a hearing today to review the Bush administration’s record on public health and environmental matters, but it was conducted in the absence of Ranking Member Senator James Inhofe of Oklahoma, a Republican and former chair of the committee. Senator Inhofe…

Residents Escape Tornado-Stricken Superfund Mining Town

Residents Escape Tornado-Stricken Superfund Mining Town

OKLAHOMA CITY, Oklahoma, May 21, 2008 (ENS) – Already living with lead dust from piles of mine waste, residents of the mining town at the center of one of America’s largest Superfund sites were hit by a tornado that swept across northeast Oklahoma and southwest Missouri on May 10. Now nothing is left of the…