Tag Archives: Rep. James Oberstar

February 10th 2010

Asian Carp Get Hearing on Hill

In the midst of back-to-back snowstorm that have disabled Washington, several members of the House Transportation Committee met for a hearing on the Asian Carp crisis. But even though the audience was small, the news was not – the Federal … Continue reading

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October 21st 2009

The Plot to Help Great Lakes Ships Dis-Obey Air Pollution Standards Thickens: Jim Oberstar Meets with EPA

Last week we reported that some Great Lakes lawmakers were listening to the pleas of Great Lakes shippers who want to avoid complying with a law that would prohibit ships from burning high-sulfur fuel within 200 miles of a coast … Continue reading

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September 14th 2009

The Failure of the Guardians and Enforcers of the Clean Water Act

The New York Times Sunday paper makes a compelling argument for the Clean Water Restoration Act. Their reporting found that in the last five years, violations of water pollution laws have been violated more than half-a-million times leaving people vulnerable … Continue reading

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