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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
Gov. Abbott’s Admin Trying To Block Cities From Enforcing Clean Air ActAUSTIN (1080 KRLD) – A coalition of Industrial facility owners, including Exxon
Gov. Abbott’s Admin Trying To Block Cities From Enforcing Clean Air Act
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted 5 hours ago
AUSTIN (1080 KRLD) – A coalition of Industrial facility owners, including Exxon Mobil and Dow Chemical is trying to prevent Houston from enforcing violations to the State Clean Air Act. Robert Higgason argued for the city that Houston hasn’t made... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Confusion, frustration over air quality vented at DEP hearingARCHBALD — Despite assurances from state environmental officials that Invenergy
Confusion, frustration over air quality vented at DEP hearing
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 12 hours ago
ARCHBALD — Despite assurances from state environmental officials that Invenergy’s proposed power plant meets air quality standards, residents expressed their concerns and frustrations Wednesday night. About 60 people attended the state Department of... Read more
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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
Gov. Abbott Aims To Block Enforcement Of State Clean Air ActAUSTIN (CBSDFW.COM) – Governor Abbott’s administration is trying to block citie
Gov. Abbott Aims To Block Enforcement Of State Clean Air Act
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted 14 hours ago
AUSTIN (CBSDFW.COM) – Governor Abbott’s administration is trying to block cities from enforcing the State’s Clean Air Act. The State Supreme Court will have to decide if cities can jump in when the State is not enforcing the standards. A coalition... Read more
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Fort Worth Weekly
What Air Pollution?Jim Schermbeck, director of the air pollution awareness group Downwinders at Ri
What Air Pollution?
Fort Worth Weekly / Posted 17 hours ago
Jim Schermbeck, director of the air pollution awareness group Downwinders at Risk. By 2018, the air quality in North Texas is projected to be among the worst in the country. That’s according to a recent ozone study by the Environmental Protection... Read more
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TribLIVE
CCAC solar panels to power up after decade of delayAn Ohio power company ordered to pay $400,000 to install solar panels no longer
CCAC solar panels to power up after decade of delay
TribLIVE / Posted 18 hours ago
An Ohio power company ordered to pay $400,000 to install solar panels no longer exists. Neither does the solar panel company, the mounting brackets nor other equipment the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency originally required the project to... Read more
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Pilipino Star
An old law that needs updating but must be fully implementedMore than 15 years ago, the Philippines passed what was then regarded as the mo
An old law that needs updating but must be fully implemented
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
More than 15 years ago, the Philippines passed what was then regarded as the most radical and forward-looking clean air standard ever set by an Asian country. It stipulated Euro IV standards for fuels and vehicles by 2016, something China had only... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
AG haze-suit filing: Club lacks standingArkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge filed the state's response Tuesday to
AG haze-suit filing: Club lacks standing
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge filed the state's response Tuesday to a Sierra Club lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that resulted in a federal plan on regional haze, asking that the suit be dismissed. The state was... Read more
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New Jersey Herald
Coalition threatens lawsuit over Albany oil train trafficALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A coalition of residents, environmental groups and Albany C
Coalition threatens lawsuit over Albany oil train traffic
New Jersey Herald / Posted yesterday
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A coalition of residents, environmental groups and Albany County has filed a notice that it intends to sue a fuel transportation company over expanded oil train traffic at the Port of Albany. The group claims Global Partners... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Coalition threatens lawsuit over Albany oil train trafficALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A coalition of residents, environmental groups and Albany C
Coalition threatens lawsuit over Albany oil train traffic
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted yesterday
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A coalition of residents, environmental groups and Albany County has filed a notice that it intends to sue a fuel transportation company over expanded oil train traffic at the Port of Albany. The group claims Global Partners... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Region awaits new ozone rulesWith a looming deadline of Oct. 1 motivating the Environmental Protection Agenc
Region awaits new ozone rules
The Marietta Times / Posted yesterday
With a looming deadline of Oct. 1 motivating the Environmental Protection Agency to decide upon further ozone emission regulation, the national agency is taking heat from multiple sides for its intent to tighten ozone national ambient air quality... Read more
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TribLIVE
Tenaska agrees to provide pollution information on proposed South Huntingdon plantA Pittsburgh-based environmental group has reached a settlement with the state
Tenaska agrees to provide pollution information on proposed South Huntingdon plant
TribLIVE / Posted yesterday
A Pittsburgh-based environmental group has reached a settlement with the state and the Nebraska company proposing to build a $500 million natural gas-fueled power plant in South Huntingdon that will result in more information about the pollution to... Read more
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PhysOrg
Increase in red spruce growth tied to the Clean Air ActRed spruce stand in the Monongahela National Forest. Credit: Justin Mathias The
Increase in red spruce growth tied to the Clean Air Act
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
Red spruce stand in the Monongahela National Forest. Credit: Justin Mathias The Clean Air Act, implemented in 1990, has been heralded as an economic and environmental success story that has led to cuts in ground-level ozone by more than 25% since... Read more
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The Washington Times
PAUL DRIESSEN: EPA’s clean power fraudThe Environmental Protection Agency has twisted 280 words in the Clean Air Act
PAUL DRIESSEN: EPA’s clean power fraud
The Washington Times / Posted 2 days ago
The Environmental Protection Agency has twisted 280 words in the Clean Air Act into 2,690 pages of Clean Power Plan regulations and appendices. The Clean Power Plan requires that states slash their utility-sector carbon-dioxide emissions an average... Read more
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Craig Daily Press
Colorado joins Clean Power Plan challengeColorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman announced Saturday that Colorado will
Colorado joins Clean Power Plan challenge
Craig Daily Press / Posted 2 days ago
Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman announced Saturday that Colorado will be represented in a multi-state legal challenge to the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan. "The rule is an unprecedented attempt to expand the federal... Read more
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The Rhinelander Daily News
National business group launches ad campaign against ozone ruleThe ad focuses on what the group calls the costly impacts the regulation will h
National business group launches ad campaign against ozone rule
The Rhinelander Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
The ad focuses on what the group calls the costly impacts the regulation will have on the state's economy. The federal Environmental Protection Agency is set to roll out the final rule some time this fall. NAM isn't waiting to fight, unleashing ads... Read more
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The Auto Channel
New EPA Proposals Could Lead to More Specialized Fuel Blends​WASHINGTON August 31, 2015 ; NACSonline reported that yesterday, the U.S. Envi
New EPA Proposals Could Lead to More Specialized Fuel Blends
The Auto Channel / Posted 2 days ago
​WASHINGTON August 31, 2015 ; NACSonline reported that yesterday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed a number of classification revisions to areas of the country currently classified as “marginal” nonattainment areas for the 2008... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
These states are the worst gas-guzzlers in AmericaWhen filling up a car with gas, most feel the familiar pang of dread start to s
These states are the worst gas-guzzlers in America
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 3 days ago
When filling up a car with gas, most feel the familiar pang of dread start to set in. The price seems to race up, unrelenting, with no signs of stopping. Now that gas prices have started to rise again (despite the price of crude-oil falling to a... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Agencies forging haze dealThe U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Arkansas Department of Environ
Agencies forging haze deal
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality are working together to devise a state plan for implementing a 1999 law on controlling haze in natural parks and wilderness areas. The joint-effort plan... Read more
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Craig Daily Press
Hayden Public Library to host garden seminarFriends of the Hayden Public Library are presenting a seminar taught by master
Hayden Public Library to host garden seminar
Craig Daily Press / Posted 3 days ago
Friends of the Hayden Public Library are presenting a seminar taught by master gardener Kathy Hockin called “Fall in the Garden.” The event takes place at 5:30 p.m. today at the Hayden Public Library. Snacks and drinks will be provided. Learn how... Read more
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The Morning Call
Road projects won't pollute Lehigh Valley airTruck traffic will double and Route 22 may well be flowing at six lanes wide in
Road projects won't pollute Lehigh Valley air
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
Truck traffic will double and Route 22 may well be flowing at six lanes wide in the next 20 years, but that will not make it harder to breathe in the Lehigh Valley. That's the conclusion of a Lehigh Valley Planning Commission air quality report... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
States at odds with U.S. EPA drastic reduction in national ozone standardCOLUMBUS -- In little more then 30 days the U.S. Environmental Protection Agenc
States at odds with U.S. EPA drastic reduction in national ozone standard
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 4 days ago
COLUMBUS -- In little more then 30 days the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will force feed the country a new national ozone standard, from its current level of 75 ppb (parts per billion) to between 65-70 ppb, primarily to curb its appetite for... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
When a breath is hard to catchKaden Bush faces a long climb back. With his eighth birthday coming up, Kaden’
When a breath is hard to catch
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
Kaden Bush faces a long climb back. With his eighth birthday coming up, Kaden’s odds of making it back to good health are shrinking. He was 5 years old when he came down with respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV. For the many children who come down... Read more
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Denver Post
Colorado attorney general to join in suit on Obama's Clean Power PlanColorado has joined a growing list of states that will sue the Environmental Pr
Colorado attorney general to join in suit on Obama's Clean Power Plan
Denver Post / Posted 4 days ago
Colorado has joined a growing list of states that will sue the Environmental Protection Agency in an attempt to stop the implementation of President Obama's controversial Clean Power Plan. Attorney General Cynthia Coffman said the lawsuit,... Read more
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Denver Post
Colorado attorney general to join in suit on Obama's Clean Power PlanColorado has joined a growing list of states that will sue the Environmental Pr
Colorado attorney general to join in suit on Obama's Clean Power Plan
Denver Post / Posted 4 days ago
Colorado has joined a growing list of states that will sue the Environmental Protection Agency in an attempt to stop the implementation of President Obama's controversial Clean Power Plan. Attorney General Cynthia Coffman said the lawsuit,... Read more
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The Manila Times
An afternoon in Liliw with Heherson AlvarezAugust 29, 2015 8:36 pm by RACHEL A.G. REYES, SPECIAL TO THE MANILA TIMES The
An afternoon in Liliw with Heherson Alvarez
The Manila Times / Posted 5 days ago
August 29, 2015 8:36 pm by RACHEL A.G. REYES, SPECIAL TO THE MANILA TIMES The small, quiet, hill town of Liliw in Laguna is an unlikely place to bump into anyone rich or famous. It is a million miles from... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
Isle Royale celebrates 75th year with solar generatorsBut even there, visitors still need hot showers, a cold drink or a meal at the
Isle Royale celebrates 75th year with solar generators
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
But even there, visitors still need hot showers, a cold drink or a meal at the park's restaurant. For that, the park has relied on three diesel generators, which run continuously from May through October. The noise bleeds over into nearby parts of... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Pain at the pump expected to continue for ChicagoansGas prices in the Chicago area are dipping in time for the Labor Day holiday af
Pain at the pump expected to continue for Chicagoans
Chicago Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
Gas prices in the Chicago area are dipping in time for the Labor Day holiday after a massive outage at a nearby refinery caused the local cost of gas to spike as national oil prices were hitting a six-year low. The unexpected failure had helped push... Read more
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FOX News
States fight to stop deadline clock on EPA’s mammoth Clean Power PlanAug 3, 2015: President Obama delivers remarks on the Clean Power Plan at the Wh
States fight to stop deadline clock on EPA’s mammoth Clean Power Plan
FOX News / Posted 6 days ago
Aug 3, 2015: President Obama delivers remarks on the Clean Power Plan at the White House. (Reuters) The U.S. Court of Appeals is likely to decide soon on a bid by 15 states to slow down the timetable of the Environmental Protection Agency’s sweeping... Read more
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The Longview News-Journal
Judge tosses majority of pollution complaints against LuminantThe government waited too long to act against all but one of eight pollution vi
Judge tosses majority of pollution complaints against Luminant
The Longview News-Journal / Posted 7 days ago
The government waited too long to act against all but one of eight pollution violations it says occurred at two East Texas power plants, a court in Dallas has ruled. The U.S. Department of Justice sued Luminant Generation Co. in civil court, saying... Read more
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Boston Globe
How do you solve a problem like the Green Line Extension?The project is legally required as an environmental mitigation for the Big Dig
How do you solve a problem like the Green Line Extension?
Boston Globe / Posted 9 days ago
The project is legally required as an environmental mitigation for the Big Dig highway tunnel project. The federal government committed last year to provide half of the funding (but with the new estimates, that’s now good for just one third of the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
State 3rd party in haze lawsuitA federal judge on Monday granted the state’s motion to intervene in a lawsuit
State 3rd party in haze lawsuit
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
A federal judge on Monday granted the state’s motion to intervene in a lawsuit that led the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to issue a draft compliance plan for Arkansas on a 1999 law on haze. On Monday, U.S. District Judge J. Leon Holmes wrote... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Judge lets state intervene in suit over Haze RuleA federal judge on Monday granted the state's motion to intervene in a lawsuit
Judge lets state intervene in suit over Haze Rule
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
A federal judge on Monday granted the state's motion to intervene in a lawsuit that led the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to issue a draft compliance plan for Arkansas on a 1999 law on haze. On Monday, U.S. District Judge J. Leon Holmes wrote... Read more
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The Farmington Daily Times
Officials 'cautiously optimistic' over power plant planFARMINGTON — As a Wednesday state Public Regulation Commission meeting approach
Officials 'cautiously optimistic' over power plant plan
The Farmington Daily Times / Posted 9 days ago
FARMINGTON — As a Wednesday state Public Regulation Commission meeting approaches that could determine the fate of the San Juan Generating Station, local officials expressed cautious optimism that commissioners will vote to keep the plant in... Read more
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Business Wire
Cloud Peak Energy’s Cordero Rojo Mine Enters Land Transaction and Gains Surface Access to an Estimated 95 Million Tons of Additional CoalGILLETTE, Wyo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cloud Peak Energy Inc. (NYSE:CLD), one of the
Cloud Peak Energy’s Cordero Rojo Mine Enters Land Transaction and Gains Surface Access to an Estimated 95 Million Tons of Additional Coal
Business Wire / Posted 9 days ago
GILLETTE, Wyo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cloud Peak Energy Inc. (NYSE:CLD), one of the largest U.S. coal producers and the only pure-play Powder River Basin (“PRB”) coal company, today announced that it has reached an agreement with a landowner near the... Read more
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WBUR Boston
Ballooning Cost Throws Future Of Green Line Extension Into QuestionAn MBTA Green Line train enters Lechmere Station in Cambridge. The cost set by
Ballooning Cost Throws Future Of Green Line Extension Into Question
WBUR Boston / Posted 9 days ago
An MBTA Green Line train enters Lechmere Station in Cambridge. The cost set by the Green Line Extension contractor for the first three stations is more than double the amount state and federal transit officials recently estimated, officials revealed... Read more
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The Columbian
Morning Press: Smoke, marijuana, food bus, oil terminal, fireworksDid you take the weekend off? Catch up with these stories. Sunshine tries to b
Morning Press: Smoke, marijuana, food bus, oil terminal, fireworks
The Columbian / Posted 10 days ago
Did you take the weekend off? Catch up with these stories. Sunshine tries to break through the hazy skies above the Academy in downtown Vancouver on Saturday afternoon. Smoke from Central Washington wildfires drifted west into the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
'Reasonable' the crux in views on EPA's haze-pollution planLITTLE ROCK -- The debate on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's proposa
'Reasonable' the crux in views on EPA's haze-pollution plan
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
LITTLE ROCK -- The debate on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's proposal for Arkansas to comply with a 1999 rule on haze centers on what federal, state, industry and environmental groups find "reasonable," according to public comments... Read more
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PollutionOnline
EPA Proposes New Commonsense Measures To Cut Methane Emissions From The Oil And Gas SectorProposal Cuts GHG Emissions Reduces Smog-Forming Air Pollution And Provides Certainty For IndustryContinuing the Obama Administration’s commitment to take action on climate chan
EPA Proposes New Commonsense Measures To Cut Methane Emissions From The Oil And Gas SectorProposal Cuts GHG Emissions Reduces Smog-Forming Air Pollution And Provides Certainty For Industry
PollutionOnline / Posted 10 days ago
Continuing the Obama Administration’s commitment to take action on climate change and protect public health, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing commonsense proposed standards recently that would reduce emissions of... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
DMCI raises budget for Palawan power plant to P2 billion DMCI Power Corporation, a subsidiary of DMCI Holdings Inc., has raised its bu
DMCI raises budget for Palawan power plant to P2 billion
Manila Bulletin / Posted 11 days ago
DMCI Power Corporation, a subsidiary of DMCI Holdings Inc., has raised its budget for a power plant in Palawan to P1.8 billion to P2 billion from the original P1.6 billion as it installs a... Read more
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Asian journal
Reverence for Mother Earth“This situation has led to a constant schizophrenia, wherein a technocracy whic
Reverence for Mother Earth
Asian journal / Posted 12 days ago
“This situation has led to a constant schizophrenia, wherein a technocracy which sees no intrinsic value in lesser beings coexists with the other extreme, which sees no special value in human beings. But one cannot prescind [leave out of... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
General Santos City clamps on smoking"Social Buzz": the number of times this article has been shared across major so
General Santos City clamps on smoking
Asian Correspondent / Posted 12 days ago
"Social Buzz": the number of times this article has been shared across major social media networks General Santos City officials are not worried being accused as copycats of neighboring Davao City. “It is for the good of our constituents,” Mayor... Read more
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The Columbian
Attorney seeks wider oil-terminal reviewThe recent release of a largely unredacted contract is having repercussions for
Attorney seeks wider oil-terminal review
The Columbian / Posted 12 days ago
The recent release of a largely unredacted contract is having repercussions for Washington state's ongoing examination of the environmental impacts of what would be the nation's largest rail-to-marine oil transfer terminal at the Port of... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Self-service emissions testing available 24 hours a dayEvery two years, the notice arrives for the state vehicle emissions test. The e
Self-service emissions testing available 24 hours a day
Baltimore Sun / Posted 12 days ago
Every two years, the notice arrives for the state vehicle emissions test. The eight weeks until the deadline always seem like enough time to make it to a station for the test — until it's the day before and the threat of a fine looms. But now the... Read more
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Sun Star
Carmudi supports Haribon’s pro-environment advocacyONLINE vehicle platform Carmudi has recently partnered with Haribon Foundation
Carmudi supports Haribon’s pro-environment advocacy
Sun Star / Posted 13 days ago
ONLINE vehicle platform Carmudi has recently partnered with Haribon Foundation to promote the conservation of the country’s rich biodiversity. The online firm joined as a “Katala” (Philippine Cockatoo) affiliate and will play a role of promoting... Read more
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The Fort Morgan Times
Ozone rules could hurt Colorado, warns national groupThe EPA's latest effort to improve air quality is nearing its final phases, but
Ozone rules could hurt Colorado, warns national group
The Fort Morgan Times / Posted 15 days ago
The EPA's latest effort to improve air quality is nearing its final phases, but business groups, including those that represent agriculture, are howling that a new standard on ground-level ozone is too strict and won't improve people's health, as the... Read more
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Payson Roundup
EPA rules blastedOpposition continues to build among Arizona elected officials to a plan by the
EPA rules blasted
Payson Roundup / Posted 15 days ago
Opposition continues to build among Arizona elected officials to a plan by the Environmental Protection Agency to limit carbon dioxide and other pollutants produced by coal-fired power plants. In a bid to both protect human health and reduce... Read more
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FOX News
Republicans, states attack new EPA power plant ruleRepublican congressional leaders are charging that the Environmental Protection
Republicans, states attack new EPA power plant rule
FOX News / Posted 16 days ago
Republican congressional leaders are charging that the Environmental Protection Agency colluded with environmental lobbyists to develop a plan, unveiled earlier this month, for the most sweeping -- and perhaps unconstitutional -- changes ever... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
New Oil & Gas Development Methane Standard Welcomed by Fracking-Impacted Residents, EnvirosWASHINGTON - The Obama Administration today proposed the first-ever methane pol
New Oil & Gas Development Methane Standard Welcomed by Fracking-Impacted Residents, Enviros
CommonDreams.org / Posted 16 days ago
WASHINGTON - The Obama Administration today proposed the first-ever methane pollution standards for new and modified oil and gas facilities that, if implemented, will help protect public health and put the United States closer to meeting the... Read more
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Sterling Journal-Advocate
Ozone rules could hurt Colorado, warns national groupThe EPA's latest effort to improve air quality is nearing its final phases, but
Ozone rules could hurt Colorado, warns national group
Sterling Journal-Advocate / Posted 16 days ago
The EPA's latest effort to improve air quality is nearing its final phases, but business groups, including those that represent agriculture, are howling that a new standard on ground-level ozone is too strict and won't improve people's health, as the... Read more
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TheBull
Is the global warming 'hiatus' over?There are many ongoing signs that the planet is heating up, even “on fire.” In
Is the global warming 'hiatus' over?
TheBull / Posted 16 days ago
There are many ongoing signs that the planet is heating up, even “on fire.” In the western region of North America, the prolonged drought has led to high temperatures and many wildfires, from Canada and the Northwest earlier this summer to... Read more
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