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Posted byon July 5, 2012 at 4:39 PM EDT
A primary care pediatrician discusses the importance of the Obama Administration's recently announced Coordinated Federal Action Plan to reduce asthma disparities.
Posted byon June 29, 2012 at 7:17 PM EDT
Our goal and commitment is not simply to address the damage caused by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill - it is to ensure the long term improvement and restoration of the Gulf Coast and its unique ecosystems.
Partnership for Sustainable Communities Marks Three Years Helping Communities Build a Foundation for ProsperityPosted byon June 29, 2012 at 6:10 PM EDT
In 2009, President Obama challenged three agencies to help communities around the country better meet their housing, transportation, and environmental goals, laying the groundwork for an economy that provides good jobs now and creates a strong foundation for long-term prosperity. A partnership between the DOT, HUD, and EPA has now funded 744 projects in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico with approximately $3.7 billion in assistance.
Posted byon June 29, 2012 at 3:48 PM EDT
This decision constitutes an important victory in the Obama Administration’s broader efforts to build a stronger, more innovative economy, create new jobs, and protect American families from harmful pollution
Posted byon June 27, 2012 at 5:58 PM EDT
A member of the City of Atlanta's Office of Sustainability discusses the importance of developing advanced vehicles that reduce our country's dependence on foreign oil, and grow jobs in our communities.
Posted byon June 27, 2012 at 5:11 PM EDT
The Obama administration is making strides in the Better Building Challenge across the U.S. with the hopes of making new American buildings 20 percent more effective over the next ten years.
Posted byon June 21, 2012 at 9:00 AM EDT
As representatives from around the world gather at Rio+20, young people are inspiring a new generation to help build a more sustainable and prosperous future.
Posted byon June 20, 2012 at 5:05 PM EDT
As part of the President’s all-of-the-above energy strategy, the Obama administration is offering 39 million acres of the most oil- and gas-rich area of the Gulf of Mexico to increase the exploration and production of America’s domestic energy resources
Posted byon June 19, 2012 at 1:23 PM EDT
Here are the facts about the Obama Administration’s Mercury and Air Toxics Standards.
Posted byon June 15, 2012 at 4:35 PM EDT
A Sierra Club representative joins families at the Jersey Shore to celebrate Global Wind Day and highlight wind power's economic and environmental benefits.