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The "dead zones" in waterways such as the Gulf of Mexico and Chesapeake Bay, coupled with the myriad water quality problems faced in areas with...

Nov 18, 2010 Blog Post
High-Speed Rail Around the World and its Promise for America

As America moves toward construction of new high-speed rail networks in regions throughout the country, we have much to learn from experiences abroad. A Track...

Nov 16, 2010 Report
Four Decades of Progress in the Unfinished Battle to Clean Up Our Air

California’s efforts to reduce air pollution from cars and trucks have made the state’s air cleaner than it has been in decades – and Californians...

Nov 15, 2010 Report

There seems to have been a sea change in EPA’s attitude toward environmental information: one that now prioritizes getting data out to the public as...

Nov 10, 2010 Blog Post
The Role of America's Biggest Agribusiness Companies in the Pollution of our Rivers, Lakes and Coastal Waters

Pollution from agribusiness is responsible for some of America’s most intractable water quality problems – including the “dead zones” in the Chesapeake Bay, Gulf of...

Nov 16, 2010 Report

If Breakthrough and its colleagues can use their agreement on energy R&D to help build a sensible "third way" consensus on climate and energy policy,...

Oct 21, 2010 Blog Post
Online Tools for Better Government

The ability to see how government uses the public purse is fundamental to democracy. Spending transparency checks corruption, bolsters public confidence in government, and promotes...

Oct 16, 2010 Report

On October 11, Constellation Energy stumbled over the massively high cost of building a new nuclear reactor. After the federal government refused to give the...

Oct 11, 2010 Blog Post
Online Tools for Better Government

The ability to see how government uses the public purse is fundamental to democracy. Spending transparency checks corruption, bolsters public confidence in government, and promotes...

Oct 1, 2010 Report
How a Faster Passenger Rail Network Could Speed Travel and Boost the Economy

The Midwest’s congested airports and crammed highways hinder travel around the region. As the main source of our dependence on oil, our transportation system also...

Sep 16, 2010 Report

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