Lisa Jackson

U.S. EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson Resigns

WASHINGTON, DC, December 27, 2012 (ENS) – Lisa Jackson, who has headed the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency during President Obama’s first term in office, is leaving the Cabinet after four years in which she regulated pollution over the objections of Congressional Republicans and industry. […]


Genetically Engineered Salmon Closer to U.S. Approval

WASHINGTON, DC, December 26, 2012 (ENS) – Genetically engineered salmon are likely to appear on American dinner plates for the first time in the near future, following the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s finding that they pose “no significant impact” to the environment. […]

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World’s Largest Concentrated Solar Power Plant

By Jonathan Porritt, Co-Founder, Forum for the Future
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, December 26, 2012 (ENS) – I am seriously delighted at this photo. That’s me and Dr. Nawal Al-Hosany standing by one of the 258,048 mirrors that make up the Shams1 Concentrated Solar Power plant in Abu Dhabi. […]

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Wind Developers, Eco Groups Reach Whale Protection Pact

WASHINGTON, DC, December 17, 2012 (ENS) – In an unprecedented collaboration, offshore wind developers have agreed to voluntary measures that will protect critically endangered North Atlantic right whales, while expediting responsible offshore wind development in the Mid-Atlantic. […]