Author: Gary Kopycinski

Four U.S. Freshwater Turtles Receive International Trade Protection

Washington, D.C.-(ENEWSPF)- Coinciding with World Turtle Day, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced a final rule today to regulate and monitor international trade of common snapping turtles and three softshell turtles. The rule, which responds in part to a 2011 request from the Center for Biological Diversity documenting the harms of the[Read More…]

Californians to Protest Offshore Fracking at Federal Offices in Camarillo

Tuesday Rally Targets Proposal to Let Oil Companies Resume Fracking in Santa Barbara Channel Camarillo, CA-(ENEWSPF)- Conservationists and coastal residents will rally Tuesday morning outside the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management office in Camarillo to protest a federal proposal to let oil companies resume offshore fracking in the wildlife-rich Santa Barbara[Read More…]

WWF Response to President Obama’s Speech Before United Nations

WASHINGTON, DC–(ENEWSPF)–September 22, 2009 – World Wildlife Fund issued the following statement today from Keya Chatterjee, acting director of WWF’s climate program: “We welcome the clear statement from President Obama about the urgency of climate change and the promise that the US will do its part, by providing funding for[Read More…]

Beck Denigrates Yom Kippur

Washington, D.C.–(ENEWSPF)– Today, in response to conservative host Glenn Beck encouraging his listeners to make Yom Kippur "a day of Fast and Prayer for the Republic," Media Matters for America issued the following statement: "Yom Kippur is a day of atonement, prayer and fasting," Ari Rabin-Havt of Media Matters said.[Read More…]

Leaders Praise Bipartisan Passage of Medicare Premilum Fairness Act

Washington, D.C.–(ENEWSPF)–September 24, 2009.  Rep. Dina Titus (D-NV), House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Charles B. Rangel (D-NY) and Health Subcommittee Chairman Pete Stark (D-CA), and House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Henry A. Waxman (D-CA), Chairman Emeritus John D. Dingell (D-MI) and Health Subcommittee Chairman Frank Pallone (D-NJ) today[Read More…]

Kerry On Appointment of Paul Kirk to Fill Kennedy Seat

BOSTON–(ENEWSPF)–September 24, 2009.  Senator John Kerry today spoke at a press conference in which Governor Deval Patrick appointed Paul Kirk to temporarily fill Senator Kennedy’s seat. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery. “Governor Patrick, I think we all agree that the mark of a good Chief Executive isn’t[Read More…]

Palin’s Comment on U.S.-China Relations is Flat Wrong

Washington, DC–(ENEWSPF)–September 24, 2009.   In response to a speech by former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin in Hong Kong, Congressman Howard L. Berman (D-CA), chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, today issued the following statement: “In remarks before business leaders in Hong Kong, former Governor Palin urged China to[Read More…]

Unions Say Chemical Safety Board is Broken, Putting Workers and Communities at Risk

Pittsburgh, PA–(ENEWSPF)–October 5, 2009.  Several International Unions representing hundreds of thousands of chemical workers again criticize the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB), today for their report on the October 11, 2008, oleum release at INDSPEC Chemical Corporation in Petrolia, PA.  The unions reacted to the CSB’s new report on a[Read More…]

Final 2023 Mayoral Forum with Joe Woods

Final Village Trustee Forum – March 19, 2023