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EPA whistleblower alleges spending and travel excesses by Scott Pruitt
Thursday April 12th 2018, 11:59 PM

Using new information, Democratic lawmakers request documents from the agency chief.

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New Jersey takes a big step toward renewable energy
Thursday April 12th 2018, 11:26 PM

Bills passed in Trenton set a goal of 50 percent renewables by 2030, one of the biggest policy steps by any state toward cutting greenhouse gases since President Trump was elected.

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At E.P.A., Pruitt’s ‘sheriff’ clashed with critics of spending
Thursday April 12th 2018, 11:22 PM

The head of Scott Pruitt’s protective detail is at the center of inquiries into excessive spending and possible violations of contracting rules.

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Coudersport Area Municipal Authority drops support for Epiphany fracking waste plant
Thursday April 12th 2018, 8:54 PM

Opponents of a fracking wastewater treatment plant, which is now without a home and a client, cheered Monday night as the project appeared dead.

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World’s first electrified road for charging vehicles opens in Sweden
Thursday April 12th 2018, 5:22 PM

The world’s first electrified road that recharges the batteries of cars and trucks driving on it has been opened in Sweden.

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Did drinking give me breast cancer?
Thursday April 12th 2018, 3:02 PM

The science is clear that alcohol raises the risk of cancer, but boozemakers don’t want you to know. And they have worked long and hard to distract you from learning.

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Striking teachers in coal and gas country are forcing states to rethink energy company giveaways
Thursday April 12th 2018, 1:33 PM

That all three of these teachers strikes have happened in states that have been historically dependent on the extractive industry is no coincidence.

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SF shipyard activists frustrated by naval officials on alleged soil test fraud
Thursday April 12th 2018, 12:45 PM

A community meeting by naval shipyard officials turned out to be an open house on waterfront cleanup plans for the site and not a forum for asking questions about wrongdoing.

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The Brazilian villagers turning plastic pollution into profit
Thursday April 12th 2018, 12:20 PM

After plastic waste contributed to deadly floods in Recife, one neighbourhood took action. Now people can earn a living by cleaning up the river in a scheme being imitated around the world.

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Boat noise is distracting, confusing, and lethal to aquatic animals
Thursday April 12th 2018, 12:09 PM

There is growing evidence that noise produced by humans can disrupt fishes’ ability to find food, reproduce, and avoid predators.

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EU Commission wants new powers to vet product safety
Thursday April 12th 2018, 11:56 AM

Move follows anger over approval of controversial weedkiller glyphosate.

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Former climate official says details surrounding his reassignment look “damning” for Trump admin
Thursday April 12th 2018, 11:53 AM

Joel Clement resigned in October after being ousted from his position working on issues like coastal resilience and village relocation in Alaska.

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