I receive e-mail updates from an organization called: The Environmental Priorities Coalition :
Their stated Mission:
“A network of leading environmental groups in Washington state. Formed in 2003, the Environmental Priorities Coalition selects priority issues each legislative session that make Washington State a better place to live.”
Read on to see how one member seems to see the mission and how it excludes many members of our society in making Washington State a better place to live.
Current Members: Continue reading
PROMOTING THE UNITED NATIONS, ICLEI and NGO’S AGENDA
in the GLOBAL Change Research Act of 1990
INTERNATIONAL UNITED NATIONS Framework Convention on Climate Change
U.S. Local Governments for Sustainability (ICLEI)
WA State Puget Sound Partnership
The USGCRP began as a GEORGE HERBERT WALKER BUSH presidential initiative in 1989 and was MANDATED by CONGRESS in the Global Change Research Act of 1990 (P.L. 101-606), which called for “a comprehensive and integrated United States research program which will assist the Nation and THE WORLD to understand, assess, predict, and respond to human-induced and natural processes of global change.”
NASA’s investment in the 13-AGENCY CCSP is 58% of the total amount of the President’s 2009 Budget Request for CCSP.
Budget In MILLIONS (the only years available on line?)
2006 $998.8 = $998.8 million
2007 $1047 million = $1.047 Billion
2009 $1057 million = $1.057 Billion
TOTAL BUDGET 1989 – 2012? TRILLIONS? Continue reading
415-unit housing complex would be home to Chinese business people.
Posted Jan. 12, 2013
The southeastern Michigan city of Milan, a 40-minute or so commute to Toledo or Detroit industrial centers, might become the new home for a 200-acre or larger “China City” that would house Chinese business people.
Milan, a city of 6,000 surrounded by farm fields, is the locale for an unusual deal in the industrial heartland as the rocky relationship continues between the People’s Republic of China and the United States.
A group of mainland Chinese known as Sino-Michigan Properties LLC paid $1.9 million for 200 acres of farmland on Milan city limits in purchases this year and in 2011, according to local officials and property records.
Milan (pronounced MY-lan) is located on U.S. 23 a half-hour from the Ohio border and a short drive from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor — a destination favored by Chinese students. Continue reading
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