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Policy Options to Reduce Massachusetts' Contribution to Global Warming

In 2001, the governors of the six New England states made an historic commitment to reduce their region’s emissions of global warming pollution. A Blueprint...

Mar 26, 2004 Report
Michigan's Failure to Limit Contributions to PACs

Michigan’s campaign finance laws allow citizens to make large donations to individual candidates and unlimited contributions to political action committees (PACs), undermining the ability of...

Feb 26, 2004 Report
How Consumers Benefit From Personal Information Safeguards

Federal regulation riddled with loopholes has left large bank conglomerates and other financial institutions with too much leeway to share consumers’ private information and too...

Feb 22, 2004 Report
The Need for Aggressive Action to Protect Florida's Rivers and Streams from Nutrient Runoff

The excess flow of nutrients, especially nitrogen and phosphorus, into Florida’s waterways has led to serious water quality problems—ranging from dramatic changes in the distribution...

Dec 26, 2004 Report
Volatility in Future Energy Supply and Price from Over-Dependence on Natural Gas

In response to the 2000-2001 energy crisis on the West Coast, Washington state policy makers rushed to approve and encourage the construction of as many...

Sep 26, 2003 Report
Achieving a Cleaner, More Reliable Electric System

The Northeast blackout of 2003 showed yet again that today's cumbersome, centralized power grid linked to fossil fuel-fired and nuclear power plants is a costly,...

Sep 15, 2003 Report
Policy Options to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Massachusetts Cars and Light Trucks

The transportation sector produces roughly 35 percent of Massachusetts’ global warming pollution. Cars and Global Warming explains how Massachusetts could reduce global warming emissions from...

Apr 26, 2003 Report
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Apr 4, 2003 Report
The Failure of Road-Building to Alleviate Traffic Congestion in Maryland

Despite spending millions of dollars to build 7,000 lane mile to its road network from 1985 to 2000, Maryland’s congestion problem continues to get worse....

Apr 26, 2002 Report
How Highway Construction Has Contributed to Sprawl in Maryland

Highway construction has been a key factor creating sprawl in Maryland. Data shows that highways intended to serve the needs of existing communities and alleviate...

Nov 26, 2000 Report

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