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FEMA blamed delays in Puerto Rico on Maria; agency records tell another story
Thursday June 14th 2018, 11:51 PM

Internal documents show FEMA failed to get enough supplies to Puerto Rico before the storm and then scrambled to supply them after. Democrats in Congress call for an independent commission.

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Nuclear power won’t survive without a government handout
Thursday June 14th 2018, 11:45 PM

Some plants are shutting down, new ones aren’t being built, and the ones still operational can’t compete with other sources of power on price.

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Study of treated wastewater detects chemicals from drug production facilities
Thursday June 14th 2018, 11:42 PM

With many a daily flush of a toilet, a dilute cocktail of chemical compounds we excrete, from hormones to antidepressants to caffeine to nicotine, are sluiced into the sewers of American life, eventually making their way into municipal wastewater treatment plants.

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Yellowstone superintendent officially learned of dismissal through press release
Thursday June 14th 2018, 11:36 PM

Yellowstone National Park Superintendent Dan Wenk found out he was officially being replaced by the Trump administration when he saw a press release announcing the news.

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Inside the AEF, the climate denial group hosting Tony Abbott as guest speaker
Thursday June 14th 2018, 11:35 PM

The Australian Environment Foundation has secured a former prime minister to speak. But what does it actually do?

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Power companies’ mistakes can cost billions. Who should pay?
Thursday June 14th 2018, 11:34 PM

Utilities say they must be shielded from liability or the electric grid will suffer. Critics say that puts the burden on ratepayers, not investors.

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Great Barrier Reef: Four rivers are most responsible for pollution
Thursday June 14th 2018, 11:33 PM

Four rivers are most responsible for polluting the Great Barrier Reef, according to research that scientists hope will help governments better target efforts to reduce damage to the reef from land use.

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Mediterranean diet could add years to your life
Thursday June 14th 2018, 11:32 PM

The secret lies in the antioxidants.

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Combining fat and carbs overloads the brain and makes us overeat
Thursday June 14th 2018, 11:31 PM

Sugar is tastier when you add butter and the brain knows it.

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Michigan adopts strictest lead water rules in the United States
Thursday June 14th 2018, 11:30 PM

Michigan on Thursday adopted the strictest U.S. rules to guard against lead in drinking water, a move sparked by the Flint water crisis that exposed thousands of city residents to the toxic chemical, officials said.

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“Direct air capture” of carbon dioxide won’t solve climate change
Thursday June 14th 2018, 11:29 PM

But it might fill in a few key pieces of the clean energy puzzle.

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Conservatives turn up the heat on Pruitt
Thursday June 14th 2018, 11:28 PM

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt is facing fresh skepticism among Republicans, including one of his staunchest supporters from the Sooner State.

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