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Wandsworth Guardian
Sadiq Khan to probe NO2 pollution as report reveals link between deprivation and poor air qualityair in two weeks than Boris did in eight years. “London needs a Clean Air Revo
Sadiq Khan to probe NO2 pollution as report reveals link between deprivation and poor air quality
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 9 hours ago
air in two weeks than Boris did in eight years. “London needs a Clean Air Revolution on the 60th anniversary of the first Clean Air Act and the good news is that it looks like we’re going to get it.” Mr Khan said no idea should be off the table... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
It’s time to clear the air in California parkslack of progress in cleaning up the mess. And the two parks are many decades of
It’s time to clear the air in California parks
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 16 hours ago
lack of progress in cleaning up the mess. And the two parks are many decades off track from achieving the goals of the Clean Air Act to restore them to clean air, free of man-made pollution. The most obvious signs of the continuing impacts are... Read more
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The News & Observer
Facing primary challenge, Patrick McHenry touts cachet as House leaderletter of opposition. The agency dropped its proposal. Similarly, the Environm
Facing primary challenge, Patrick McHenry touts cachet as House leader
The News & Observer / Posted 21 hours ago
letter of opposition. The agency dropped its proposal. Similarly, the Environmental Protection Agency sought to extend the Clean Air Act to prevent people from converting their cars into race cars – an effort to curb carbon emissions. After McHenry... Read more
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The Aspen Times
EPA hearing to focus on Air Quality Cleanup for parks and wildernessU.S. Environmental Protection Agency will host a hearing in Denver on Wednesday
EPA hearing to focus on Air Quality Cleanup for parks and wilderness
The Aspen Times / Posted yesterday
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will host a hearing in Denver on Wednesday on proposed changes to provisions of the Clean Air Act meant to restore clean air at national parks and wilderness areas. Air pollution from industrial,... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Kennard man sentenced to 12 months in federal prison for asbestos violationsBales announced today. Rodney K. Beshears pleaded guilty on Feb. 9, 2016, to v
Kennard man sentenced to 12 months in federal prison for asbestos violations
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 2 days ago
Bales announced today. Rodney K. Beshears pleaded guilty on Feb. 9, 2016, to violating the work practice standards of the Clean Air Act and was sentenced to 12 months and one day in federal prison today by U.S. District Judge Rodney... Read more
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My EastText
East Texas man sentenced to year in prison for asbestos work violationsJohn M. Bales today. Rodney K. Beshears pleaded guilty on Feb. 9, 2016, to vio
East Texas man sentenced to year in prison for asbestos work violations
My EastText / Posted 2 days ago
John M. Bales today. Rodney K. Beshears pleaded guilty on Feb. 9, 2016, to violating the work practice standards of the Clean Air Act and was sentenced to 12 months and one day in federal prison today by U.S. District Judge Rodney... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
Congressional Republicans Usher Through Dangerous and Destructive Energy Billlaws like the Endangered Species Act, the National Environmental Policy Act, th
Congressional Republicans Usher Through Dangerous and Destructive Energy Bill
CommonDreams.org / Posted 2 days ago
laws like the Endangered Species Act, the National Environmental Policy Act, the Wilderness Act, the Clean Water Act, the Clean Air Act, and the Equal Access to Justice Act. Additionally, the bill fails to permanently authorize the Land and Water... Read more
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Juneau Empire
State focuses on pollution rules for Fairbanks, North Polefor the areas. Denise Koch, the director of air quality for the department, sai
State focuses on pollution rules for Fairbanks, North Pole
Juneau Empire / Posted 3 days ago
for the areas. Denise Koch, the director of air quality for the department, said the new classification under the federal Clean Air Act is expected to be announced in the Federal Register in June or July. “We don’t want there to be surprises,”... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
State senator faces fine for smoking in Capitol buildingSen. Jeff Kruse was sent a warning from the Oregon Health Authority May 16 sayi
State senator faces fine for smoking in Capitol building
KTVZ Bend / Posted 3 days ago
Sen. Jeff Kruse was sent a warning from the Oregon Health Authority May 16 saying he may have violated Oregon's Indoor Clean Air Act. The senator from Roseburg told the Statesman while having a Pall Mall cigarette Tuesday that for 20 years... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Eco group prods Rody on firecracker banCoalition pointed out. On the other hand, banning firecrackers and fireworks w
Eco group prods Rody on firecracker ban
Manila Bulletin / Posted 4 days ago
Coalition pointed out. On the other hand, banning firecrackers and fireworks will help in meeting the objectives of the Clean Air Act, Ecological Solid Waste Management Act, Clean Water Act, Climate Change Act, Animal Welfare Act and other... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
May 25, 2016a complementary rule from the Bureau of Land Management. EPA put forth the new
May 25, 2016
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
a complementary rule from the Bureau of Land Management. EPA put forth the new rule to comply with its mandate under the Clean Air Act to protect public health and the environment. BLM has a separate, but equally important mandate under the... Read more
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Deseret News
Salt Lake City to begin phasing out smoking rooms at airportbe able to do so outside the terminals, as long as they are 25 feet from entran
Salt Lake City to begin phasing out smoking rooms at airport
Deseret News / Posted 4 days ago
be able to do so outside the terminals, as long as they are 25 feet from entrances, in accordance with the Utah Indoor Clean Air Act. The smoking lounge closure schedule is as follows: Concourse D, July 5;Concourse A, week of Aug. 15;... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Salt Lake City International Airport phasing out smoking rooms by Decembersponsored by state Senator Evan Vickers to require the airport close the rooms
Salt Lake City International Airport phasing out smoking rooms by December
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 4 days ago
sponsored by state Senator Evan Vickers to require the airport close the rooms in compliance with the Utah Indoor Clean Air Act, Biskupski said. “Having been involved in this issue since last summer, I see this as a step forward for our... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Email letters, May 24, 2016a complementary rule from the Bureau of Land Management. EPA put forth the new
Email letters, May 24, 2016
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
a complementary rule from the Bureau of Land Management. EPA put forth the new rule to comply with its mandate under the Clean Air Act to protect public health and the environment. BLM has a separate, but equally important mandate under the... Read more
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FOX Business
Why Intrexon and Dominion Resources Are Excited About Natural Gas-Fuelsway, and companies with over $50 million in annual revenue are not allowed to s
Why Intrexon and Dominion Resources Are Excited About Natural Gas-Fuels
FOX Business / Posted 5 days ago
way, and companies with over $50 million in annual revenue are not allowed to sell itthanks to a tiny provision in the Clean Air Act (makes sense). There is also no approved isobutanol manufacturing pathway that qualifies for subsidies under... Read more
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FOX Business
Why Intrexon and Dominion Resources Are Excited About Natural Gas-Fuelsway, and companies with over $50 million in annual revenue are not allowed to s
Why Intrexon and Dominion Resources Are Excited About Natural Gas-Fuels
FOX Business / Posted 5 days ago
way, and companies with over $50 million in annual revenue are not allowed to sell itthanks to a tiny provision in the Clean Air Act (makes sense). There is also no approved isobutanol manufacturing pathway that qualifies for subsidies under... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Toxics monitoring in The Dalles to start this Junenearly a century and operates legally within its air quality permit, which take
Toxics monitoring in The Dalles to start this June
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 5 days ago
nearly a century and operates legally within its air quality permit, which takes into account federal standards set by the Clean Air Act but not health effects on local residents. The blue pins show where long-term DEQ monitors will be placed. The... Read more
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Minda News
Environmental group proposes action agenda for Duterte’s first 100 daysprograms as stated in RA 9003. The group also called for the stoppage of activ
Environmental group proposes action agenda for Duterte’s first 100 days
Minda News / Posted 8 days ago
programs as stated in RA 9003. The group also called for the stoppage of activities that violate the RA 8749, or the Clean Air Act, and RA 9003, Mendoza added. She said that they demand the suspension of the development and implementation of... Read more
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Everett Herald
On behalf of children, court orders clean air rule by statea stable climate. Then, after meeting with us children, Gov. Jay Inslee instruc
On behalf of children, court orders clean air rule by state
Everett Herald / Posted 8 days ago
a stable climate. Then, after meeting with us children, Gov. Jay Inslee instructed Ecology to make a rule under the Clean Air Act, so the judge let them go ahead with that. They started in September of last year, but this February they... Read more
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Brandon Sun
New Hampshire a big step closer to getting $236M from Exxonmore difficult to clean up than other contaminants. The Irving, Texas-based co
New Hampshire a big step closer to getting $236M from Exxon
Brandon Sun / Posted 8 days ago
more difficult to clean up than other contaminants. The Irving, Texas-based corporation said it used MTBE to meet federal Clean Air Act mandates to reduce air pollution and shouldn't be held liable for sites contaminated by unnamed parties, such... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Merkley: Lawmakers reach deal on toxic chemicals reformto reform the Toxic Substances Control Act of 1976 and enact the largest piece
Merkley: Lawmakers reach deal on toxic chemicals reform
KTVZ Bend / Posted 8 days ago
to reform the Toxic Substances Control Act of 1976 and enact the largest piece of environmental reform since the 1990s Clean Air Act amendments,” Inhofe said. “TSCA is the only environmental law that has not been addressed by Congress since its... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
New Hampshire a big step closer to getting $236M from Exxonmore difficult to clean up than other contaminants. The Irving, Texas-based co
New Hampshire a big step closer to getting $236M from Exxon
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 8 days ago
more difficult to clean up than other contaminants. The Irving, Texas-based corporation said it used MTBE to meet federal Clean Air Act mandates to reduce air pollution and shouldn't be held liable for sites contaminated by unnamed parties, such... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
New Hampshire a big step closer to getting $236M from Exxonmore difficult to clean up than other contaminants. The Irving, Texas-based co
New Hampshire a big step closer to getting $236M from Exxon
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 8 days ago
more difficult to clean up than other contaminants. The Irving, Texas-based corporation said it used MTBE to meet federal Clean Air Act mandates to reduce air pollution and shouldn't be held liable for sites contaminated by unnamed parties, such... Read more
9 related stories
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The Wilmington Star-News
New Hampshire a big step closer to getting $236M from Exxonmore difficult to clean up than other contaminants. The Irving, Texas-based co
New Hampshire a big step closer to getting $236M from Exxon
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 8 days ago
more difficult to clean up than other contaminants. The Irving, Texas-based corporation said it used MTBE to meet federal Clean Air Act mandates to reduce air pollution and shouldn't be held liable for sites contaminated by unnamed parties, such... Read more
9 related stories
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Salon.com
New Hampshire a big step closer to getting $236M from Exxonmore difficult to clean up than other contaminants. The Irving, Texas-based co
New Hampshire a big step closer to getting $236M from Exxon
Salon.com / Posted 8 days ago
more difficult to clean up than other contaminants. The Irving, Texas-based corporation said it used MTBE to meet federal Clean Air Act mandates to reduce air pollution and shouldn’t be held liable for sites contaminated by unnamed parties, such... Read more
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The Hill
Overnight Energy: EPA wants higher ethanol blend mandateenergy, manufacturing and chemical sectors,” he said. Democrats said the bill
Overnight Energy: EPA wants higher ethanol blend mandate
The Hill / Posted 10 days ago
energy, manufacturing and chemical sectors,” he said. Democrats said the bill was nothing more than an attempt to gut the Clean Air Act and remove its principal provisions, including the idea that air pollution standards must be set solely on the... Read more
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The Hill
House committee votes to delay ozone ruleit can hit the energy industry, manufacturers and similar sectors. Democrats s
House committee votes to delay ozone rule
The Hill / Posted 11 days ago
it can hit the energy industry, manufacturers and similar sectors. Democrats said the bill would effectively gut the Clean Air Act. They objected particularly to the provision that would allow the EPA to consider costs, threatening the... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Election sabotage charges filed vs Comelec, Smartmatic, PPCRVthe letter “ñ” instead of “?.” The complaint was filed jointly by the Mata sa
Election sabotage charges filed vs Comelec, Smartmatic, PPCRV
Manila Bulletin / Posted 11 days ago
the letter “ñ” instead of “?.” The complaint was filed jointly by the Mata sa Balota Movement (MBM) and the Coalition of Clean Air Act of the Philippines which asked Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales to look into the hash code switch, which they... Read more
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Slate
The VW Scandal Shows How Regulators Fail to Keep Up With Demand for Eco-Friendly Carsof tailpipe pollution and fuel economy had nothing to do with consumers. The ta
The VW Scandal Shows How Regulators Fail to Keep Up With Demand for Eco-Friendly Cars
Slate / Posted 11 days ago
of tailpipe pollution and fuel economy had nothing to do with consumers. The tailpipe standards were the result of 1970s Clean Air Act and an industrial policy focused on limiting pollution and smog. Fuel economy measurements (and the Corporate... Read more
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Rappler
Points to ponder on energy: A guide for Dutertegovernment units play an important role in checking the level of emissions from
Points to ponder on energy: A guide for Duterte
Rappler / Posted 11 days ago
government units play an important role in checking the level of emissions from coal companies. They are mandated by the Clean Air Act of 1999 to install airshed monitoring boards which will also track the contribution of industries to air... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Letters to the EditorEPA’s rule before the Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. We believe that EP
Letters to the Editor
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
EPA’s rule before the Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. We believe that EPA has overstepped its authority under the Clean Air Act, potentially causing thousands of job losses in Pennsylvania and other coal-dependent states. EPA is using the... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
YOUR OPINIONEPA’s rule before the Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. We believe that EP
YOUR OPINION
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
EPA’s rule before the Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. We believe that EPA has overstepped its authority under the Clean Air Act, potentially causing thousands of job losses in Pennsylvania and other coal-dependent states. EPA is using the... Read more
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The Economic Times
No development if no control on pollution: Pelletierair quality and protect public health has led to handsome dividends. Every doll
No development if no control on pollution: Pelletier
The Economic Times / Posted 11 days ago
air quality and protect public health has led to handsome dividends. Every dollar the government invested to implement the Clean Air Act has generated $30 dollars in benefits. In sum, the Clean Air Act has yielded $2 trillion in benefits, almost... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Comelec, PPCRV, Smartmatic officials face election sabotage chargesto accommodate the letter “ñ.” The complaint was filed jointly by the Mata sa
Comelec, PPCRV, Smartmatic officials face election sabotage charges
Manila Bulletin / Posted 11 days ago
to accommodate the letter “ñ.” The complaint was filed jointly by the Mata sa Balota Movement (MBM)) and the Coalition of Clean Air Act of the Philippines which asked Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales to look into the hash code switch which they... Read more
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CNN
Scientists welcome Chesapeake Bay's C graderealize a restored bay by 2025." The University of Maryland researchers see th
Scientists welcome Chesapeake Bay's C grade
CNN / Posted 11 days ago
realize a restored bay by 2025." The University of Maryland researchers see the results in a sunnier light. Thanks to the Clean Air Act, the atmospheric fallout of nitrogen that has been occurring for decades is starting to measurably diminish, he... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Why scientists are celebrating a ‘C’ grade for Chesapeake Bayfactors: Cleaner air, cleaner water and cover crop programs that protect agains
Why scientists are celebrating a ‘C’ grade for Chesapeake Bay
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 11 days ago
factors: Cleaner air, cleaner water and cover crop programs that protect against wind and water erosion. Thanks to the Clean Air Act, the atmospheric fallout of nitrogen that has been occurring for decades is starting to measurably diminish, he... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Full appeals court to hear arguments against EPA's Clean Power Plan in Septemberpower-plant emissions by one-third by 2030, arguing the EPA doesn’t have author
Full appeals court to hear arguments against EPA's Clean Power Plan in September
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 11 days ago
power-plant emissions by one-third by 2030, arguing the EPA doesn’t have authority to promulgate the regulations under the Clean Air Act. By skipping the three-judge panel and bringing the arguments before the full appeals court, the appeals... Read more
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New Kerala
US can do much for preventing air pollution: Diplomat - newkerala.com #64954environmentalist Rachel Carson's book "Silent Spring", credited for modern envi
US can do much for preventing air pollution: Diplomat - newkerala.com #64954
New Kerala / Posted 12 days ago
environmentalist Rachel Carson's book "Silent Spring", credited for modern environmental movement and the America's Clean Air Act 1970. "Passing and implementing these laws was never easy, but in subsequent decades the nation's economy has... Read more
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Daily Mail
British-built Nissan Qashqai 'cheated' emissions testsUS emissions limits. September 18, 2015: The US Environmental Protection Agenc
British-built Nissan Qashqai 'cheated' emissions tests
Daily Mail / Posted 12 days ago
US emissions limits. September 18, 2015: The US Environmental Protection Agency issues a public notice of violation of the Clean Air Act to VW, alleging that model year 2009-2015 VW and Audi diesel cars with 2.0 liter engine included defeat... Read more
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Lisbon Morning Journal
Full DC appeals court to decide on Obama carbon-cutting planthat the outcome of the case is still far from certain. They have portrayed the
Full DC appeals court to decide on Obama carbon-cutting plan
Lisbon Morning Journal / Posted 12 days ago
that the outcome of the case is still far from certain. They have portrayed the Obama Administration's move to use the Clean Air Act to regulate carbon emissions as an illegal power grab. "So much about the Clean Power Plan has defied... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
Full DC appeals court to decide on Obama carbon-cutting planthat the outcome of the case is still far from certain. They have portrayed the
Full DC appeals court to decide on Obama carbon-cutting plan
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 12 days ago
that the outcome of the case is still far from certain. They have portrayed the Obama Administration's move to use the Clean Air Act to regulate carbon emissions as an illegal power grab. "So much about the Clean Power Plan has defied... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Full DC appeals court to decide on Obama carbon-cutting planthat the outcome of the case is still far from certain. They have portrayed the
Full DC appeals court to decide on Obama carbon-cutting plan
The Marietta Times / Posted 12 days ago
that the outcome of the case is still far from certain. They have portrayed the Obama Administration's move to use the Clean Air Act to regulate carbon emissions as an illegal power grab. "So much about the Clean Power Plan has defied... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Full DC appeals court to decide on Obama carbon-cutting planthat the outcome of the case is still far from certain. They have portrayed the
Full DC appeals court to decide on Obama carbon-cutting plan
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 12 days ago
that the outcome of the case is still far from certain. They have portrayed the Obama Administration's move to use the Clean Air Act to regulate carbon emissions as an illegal power grab. "So much about the Clean Power Plan has defied... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Full DC appeals court to decide on Obama carbon-cutting planthat the outcome of the case is still far from certain. They have portrayed the
Full DC appeals court to decide on Obama carbon-cutting plan
Lake Placid News / Posted 12 days ago
that the outcome of the case is still far from certain. They have portrayed the Obama Administration's move to use the Clean Air Act to regulate carbon emissions as an illegal power grab. "So much about the Clean Power Plan has defied... Read more
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Marshalltown Times-Republican
Full DC appeals court to decide on Obama carbon-cutting planthat the outcome of the case is still far from certain. They have portrayed the
Full DC appeals court to decide on Obama carbon-cutting plan
Marshalltown Times-Republican / Posted 12 days ago
that the outcome of the case is still far from certain. They have portrayed the Obama Administration's move to use the Clean Air Act to regulate carbon emissions as an illegal power grab. "So much about the Clean Power Plan has defied... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
Full Appeals Court to Hear President Barack Obama's Clean Power Planthat the outcome of the case is still far from certain. They have portrayed the
Full Appeals Court to Hear President Barack Obama's Clean Power Plan
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 12 days ago
that the outcome of the case is still far from certain. They have portrayed the Obama Administration's move to use the Clean Air Act to regulate carbon emissions as an illegal power grab. "So much about the Clean Power Plan has defied... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Full DC appeals court to decide on Obama carbon-cutting planthat the outcome of the case is still far from certain. They have portrayed the
Full DC appeals court to decide on Obama carbon-cutting plan
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 12 days ago
that the outcome of the case is still far from certain. They have portrayed the Obama Administration's move to use the Clean Air Act to regulate carbon emissions as an illegal power grab. "So much about the Clean Power Plan has defied... Read more
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Daily Herald
Full DC appeals court to decide on Obama carbon-cutting planthat the outcome of the case is still far from certain. They have portrayed the
Full DC appeals court to decide on Obama carbon-cutting plan
Daily Herald / Posted 12 days ago
that the outcome of the case is still far from certain. They have portrayed the Obama Administration's move to use the Clean Air Act to regulate carbon emissions as an illegal power grab. "So much about the Clean Power Plan has defied... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Appeals court to take on Obama carbon-cutting planthat the outcome of the case is still far from certain. They have portrayed the
Appeals court to take on Obama carbon-cutting plan
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 12 days ago
that the outcome of the case is still far from certain. They have portrayed the Obama Administration's move to use the Clean Air Act to regulate carbon emissions as an illegal power grab. "So much about the Clean Power Plan has defied... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Full DC appeals court to decide on Obama carbon-cutting planthat the outcome of the case is still far from certain. They have portrayed the
Full DC appeals court to decide on Obama carbon-cutting plan
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 12 days ago
that the outcome of the case is still far from certain. They have portrayed the Obama Administration's move to use the Clean Air Act to regulate carbon emissions as an illegal power grab. "So much about the Clean Power Plan has defied... Read more
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