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Exclusive photos contradict Murray Energy CEO’s claim he had “nothing to do with” Rick Perry’s coal bailout
Friday December 08th 2017, 7:50 PM

At a previously undisclosed March 29 meeting, Robert Murray gave Perry a hug and a wishlist. Six months later, Perry unveiled a controversial plan that echoed one of Murray’s proposals.

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We Are All California | New Republic
Friday December 08th 2017, 5:12 PM

The nation’s leader of the climate resistance is getting pummeled by global warming. Your state could be next.

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Surfers concerned about damage Donald Trump’s Clare wall could do to beach
Friday December 08th 2017, 4:56 PM

People have expressed their concern about the damage that could be done to dunes and rare wildlife on the beach.

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U.S. fails to enforce smog rules, says Pa., 13 other states
Friday December 08th 2017, 4:37 PM

Fourteen states and the District of Columbia announced Thursday that they are suing the Trump administration over what they say is a failure to enforce smog standards.

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Atlantic Coast Pipeline sues NC landowners, asks federal court to allow “quick take” of properties
Friday December 08th 2017, 3:54 PM

The

Gardner farm

in Wade, population 567, in Cumberland County has been in the family for more than 70 years. On these 960 acres, two generations of Gardners have raised grains, oats, barley, soybeans, and more recently, beef cattle.

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Loophole could let Ohio utilities evade court review
Friday December 08th 2017, 3:23 PM

This week, the Supreme Court of Ohio heard arguments in a case that could overturn a regulatory decision that advocates say broke the law and cost ratepayers millions.

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Overshadowed by coal ash issue, debate continues over Duke Energy’s fixed charge
Friday December 08th 2017, 3:20 PM

As a high-profile hearing over Duke Energy’s proposed rate hike in North Carolina continues, an expert witness for anti-poverty and environmental groups said the utility’s own data prove it should lower – not raise – the flat monthly fee it levies on residential customers.

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Deadly bugs on the loose: Federal monitors scramble to keep track of dangerous bioterror research
Friday December 08th 2017, 3:16 PM

Federal oversight of bioterrorism research marred by conflicts of interest, staff shortages, and deficient training, auditors say.

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New York’s heralded fracking ban isn’t all it’s cracked up to be
Friday December 08th 2017, 3:09 PM

The controversial practice may not be allowed in the Empire State, but power companies are preparing to burn imported shale gas.

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Baltimore city council to introduce water affordability package in 2018
Friday December 08th 2017, 3:01 PM

The Baltimore City Council is developing legislation to lower water bills for poor households.

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The simple river-cleaning tactics that big farms ignore
Friday December 08th 2017, 2:52 PM

In Iowa and elsewhere, runoff from fertilized fields pollutes drinking water and creates dead zones. Yet straightforward solutions exist.

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Can we predict — and prevent — the next big pandemic?
Friday December 08th 2017, 2:49 PM

Two ambitious projects aim to understand when and how the next human disease will emerge from wildlife, and what we can do to minimize harm when it does.

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