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Drought affecting 99 percent of New Mexico
Saturday March 31st 2018, 10:57 PM

Situation is particularly dire in the north.

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Kentucky lawmakers limit black lung claims reviews despite epidemic
Saturday March 31st 2018, 8:47 PM

There’s a change in Kentucky law that puts diagnoses of the deadly coal miners’ disease black lung mostly in the hands of physicians who typically work for coal companies.

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Lawsuit demands protections for eight California rivers
Saturday March 31st 2018, 4:44 PM

The Center for Biological Diversity is suing the Trump administration, charging that protections for eight California rivers are long overdue.

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Inside Antarctica: the continent whose fate will affect millions
Saturday March 31st 2018, 4:31 PM

As ice patterns shift, the FT joins the scientists battling to find out more

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Automakers sought looser rules but may get more than they bargained for
Saturday March 31st 2018, 4:28 PM

The Trump administration’s likely rollback of emissions and fuel economy rules for cars could trigger a major legal showdown with California.

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Trump’s EPA chief says undoing car pollution regulations will help the environment.
Saturday March 31st 2018, 4:19 PM

The Environmental Protection Agency will soon announce plans to roll back yet another of former President Barack Obama’s regulations to prevent air pollution and global warming, according to The New York Times. This time, the regulations surround pollution from the transportation sector—which recently overtook the electricity sector to become the largest source of greenhouse gas emissions in the U…

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Davis-Besse nuclear power plant to shut down permanently in 2020
Saturday March 31st 2018, 3:58 PM

For the first time, the operating end points for FirstEnergy Corp.’s Davis-Besse nuclear power plant in Ottawa County; its Perry nuclear power plant east of Cleveland in Perry, Ohio, and its twin-reactor Beaver Valley nuclear power complex west of Pittsburgh in Shippingport, Pa., have been put in writing by a corporation subsidiary.

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FLASHBACK:  How the “global cooling” story came to be
Saturday March 31st 2018, 3:26 PM

Nine paragraphs written for Newsweek in 1975 continue to trump 40 years of climate science. It is a record that has its author amazed

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Judge dismisses Exxon’s ‘implausible’ attempt to stop climate investigations
Friday March 30th 2018, 6:25 PM

A federal judge Thursday dismissed Exxon Mobil Corp.’s attempt to stop the attorneys general of New York and Massachusetts from investigating its alleged fraud regarding what company officials knew about climate change and when.

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Seneca Nation of Indians, others fire back against cease and desist letters
Friday March 30th 2018, 2:42 PM

The Seneca Nation of Indians and others receiving cease and desist letters in connection to opposition of a proposed Coudersport, Pa.-based hydraulic fracturing waste treatment site vowed Wednesday not to back down.

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Inside a secretive lobbying effort to deregulate federal levees
Friday March 30th 2018, 11:09 AM

The effort seeks to undermine federal rules meant to prevent “levee wars” — where communities race to boost their own flood protection at the expense of their neighbors.

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The Sahara is growing, thanks in part to climate change
Friday March 30th 2018, 11:06 AM

Scientists say the boundaries of Earth’s largest hot desert have expanded by 10 percent since 1920, suggesting that other deserts might be growing, as well.

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