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Republican Convention Derailed by Hurricane, Targeted by Protesters

Article: Republican Convention Derailed by Hurricane, Targeted by Protesters

SAINT PAUL, Minnesota, September 2, 2008 (ENS) – The 2008 Republican National Convention opened Monday at Saint Paul’s Xcel Energy Center without speeches from President George W. Bush, Vice President Dick Cheney and other prominent speakers who had been scheduled to appear but were busy with activities related to Hurricane Gustav. Weaker than forecast, the…

White House Stifled Evidence of Climate Change Health Risks

Article: White House Stifled Evidence of Climate Change Health Risks

WASHINGTON, DC, July 8, 2008 (ENS) – Officials in the White House and Vice President Dick Cheney’s office pressured federal health and environmental officials to edit congressional testimony to downplay the public health impacts of climate change, according to a former senior official with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Senior Senate Democrats contend the allegations…

Nothing New for Environment in Bush State of the Union

Article: Nothing New for Environment in Bush State of the Union

WASHINGTON, DC, January 28, 2008 (ENS) – In his final State of the Union Address to the nation tonight, outgoing President George W. Bush called on Congress to work with him in his remaining year to improve energy security and confront the challenge of climate change without undermining economic growth. To the president, this means…