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U.S. Acid Rain Regulations: Did They Work?

by Bill Chameides
May 10, 2012

U.S. acid rain regulations have worked. What’s more, they didn’t seem to get in the way of the country’s longest economic expansion.

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Bill Reilly at Duke: An Environmental Pathfinder Comes to Town

by Bill Chameides
Jan 25, 2011

William K. Reilly, former EPA administrator and current co-chair of Obama’s oil spill commission, speaks.

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Obama: The Environmental President?

by Bill Chameides
Jan 21, 2009

It’s official: there’s a new U.S. president. Will Barack Obama be able to advance an environmental agenda? If so, he will have distinguished himself from Democratic administrations that promised a lot but delivered little on the environment.

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Statistically Speaking – Inaugurals and the Environment

by Bill Chameides
Jan 20, 2009

Today President Barack Obama declared, “We will harness the sun and the winds and the soils to fuel our cars and run our factories.” Later, he spoke of “roll[ing] back the spectre of a warming planet.” To mark today’s historic inauguration, we peek back at history to see whose inaugurals invoked the environment. It turns out, the environment is a bipartisan issue.

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