Oil industry cranks up lobbying effort

The oil industry spent $44.5 million lobbying Congress and federal agencies in the first three months of this year, on pace to shatter last year’s record. Only the drug industry spent more…. To a degree, the investment appears to be paying off. Read the...

A Modest Proposal

What if there was an easily-implementable plan that would discourage offshore oil drilling, encourage development of alternative energy sources and make a sizeable dent in addressing California’s budget problems? A pipe dream? Not at all. Read...

Smarter Showering

It’s hot, it’s steamy, and you do it every day — shower, that is. But do you get wet in the most eco-friendly way? Umbra Fisk drops some nozzle knowledge that’ll make your shower greener, and keep your hard-earned money from going down the drain. Grist.org is a great...

Coalition Meeting Summary

June 4, 2009 at Katy’s Cafe in Imperial Beach Attendees: Roger, John, Dan, Sara, Jay, Belinda, Ben, Jeff, Joseph, BarryDiscussion topics: 1. River Valley Clean up on 6/6: safety issues, giveaways, coalition flyer to be handed out, Jay spoke to Audobon Society...