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Community Action

Australian Department of Environment and Water Resources
Location:
Canberra, ACT 2601 Australia
Desciption:
The Australian Government Department of the Environment and Water Resources (formerly the Department of the Environment and Heritage) develops and implements national policy, programs and legislation to protect and conserve Australia's natural environment and cultural heritage.
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Azstarnet.com
Location:
Tuscon, AZ 85714
Desciption:
News.
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b-Net
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Ban the Bulb
Location:
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Desciption:
Campaign Goals: 1. Create a deadline for action Ban the sale of incandescents by specific dates Ban 60W + 100W incandescents first (bayonet + screw) Ban other incandescent designs later 2. Remove the price advantage of incandescents Increase the cost of incandescent light bulbs Reduce the sales tax (VAT) on CFLs from 17.5% to 5% 3. Help the poor Help the poor to replace their incandescents Help the poor to save money on their energy bills 4. Encourage responsible recycling Encourage the responsible recycling of CFLs Encourage fair + adequate funding for recycling Encourage discussions amongst recycling stakeholders 5. Encourage + strengthen supporting legislation Include light bulbs in the EU's Eco Directive Explain the pros + cons of the EU's RoHS Directive 6. Propose appriopriate exemptions Make the case for appropriate medical and specialist exemptions 7. Encourage continued innovation Propose that technology neutral "watts per lumen" criteria should be included in ban legislation Propose "watts per lumen per m2" as further criteria Highlight promising technologies as they emerge 8. Encourage energy efficiency and conservation Explain the benefits of greater energy efficiency Explain the benefits of turning things off Accelerate the uptake of available technologies
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Bangor Daily News
Location:
Bangor, ME 4402
Desciption:
A family-owned newspaper now in its fourth generation of ownership, the Bangor Daily News has been Maine's newspaper of record for well over one hundred years. Established in 1889 by the great grandfather of the current publisher, Richard J. Warren, the company continues to serve its readers and its advertisers with products that are relevant to the times.
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Barataria-Terrebonne National Estuary Program
Location:
Thibodaux, LA 70310
Desciption:
The National Estuary Program (NEP) was established by Congress through section 320 of the Clean Water Act in 1987 and administrated by the Environmental Protection Agency. The goal of the National Estuary Program is to prevent activities that: * threaten an estuary's public water supply * are harmful to shellfish, fish and wildlife populations * negatively impact recreational opportunities for estuary residents
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Basel Action Network
Location:
Seattle, WA 98104
Desciption:
BAN is the world's only organization focused on confronting the global environmental injustice and economic inefficiency of toxic trade (toxic wastes, products and technologies) and its devastating impacts. Working at the nexus of human rights and environment, we confront the issues of environmental justice at a macro level, preventing disproportionate and unsustainable dumping of the world's toxic waste and pollution on our global village's poorest residents. At the same time we actively promote the sustainable and just solutions to our consumption and waste crises -- banning waste trade, while promoting green, toxic free and democratic design of consumer products.
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Bays Foundations
Location:
Corpus Christi, TX 78403
Desciption:
The Coastal Bend Bays Foundation is a public interest organizationdedicated to the conservation of freshwater and coastalnatural resources for current and future generations through consensus, facilitation, communication, advocacy, research and education.
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BBC
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Be Green
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BeGreen will help you find information about the causes and effects of global warming, how carbon offsets work and why they’re good for the environment, and where your money goes when you offset your carbon footprint with BeGreen.
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