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Opinion: Who will protect solar consumers?
Friday May 25th 2018, 10:37 AM

Thanks to President Barack Obama, the solar and wind industries are expanding rapidly. He provided tax credits and subsidies for renewable energy (part of the American Recover…

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‘This noise that never stops’: Wind farms come to Brazil’s Atlantic coast
Friday May 25th 2018, 10:08 AM

In Brazil, the world’s eighth-largest producer of wind power, the wind industry brings both benefits and disappointment.

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SCIENCE: GOP lawmakers, industry had EPA’s ear on advisory panels
Friday May 25th 2018, 3:21 AM

EPA leaned heavily on input from Republican politicians and advocacy groups in devising membership standards last year for its sprawling network of advisory committees, according to more than 700 pages of records released late yesterday.

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New industry opposition group hammers PA governor’s fracking-health record
Friday May 25th 2018, 3:15 AM

A coalition of anti-fracking groups says Gov. Tom Wolf should pay more attention to the health impacts of fracking.

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Trump administration defends Keystone pipeline
Friday May 25th 2018, 3:06 AM

The Latest on a legal challenge to the disputed Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada to the U.S.

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Squamish Nation loses a legal challenge against Kinder Morgan pipeline approval
Friday May 25th 2018, 3:00 AM

Texas energy company Kinder Morgan scored a legal victory on Thursday as the B.C. Supreme Court confirmed the provincial government’s approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project was valid.

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Cox settles hazardous waste, privacy suit with California for $3.3M
Friday May 25th 2018, 2:48 AM

Cox Communications has agreed to pay $3.3 million to settle a lawsuit with the state of California over its handling of hazardous waste and customer records.

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Mussels off Seattle coast test positive for opioids
Friday May 25th 2018, 2:42 AM

Scientists at the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife have found evidence that drug’s impact has literally flowed downstream to affect marine life, as well.

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McDonald’s shareholders vote to keep plastic straws
Friday May 25th 2018, 2:38 AM

A proposal asking for a report about the business risks of using plastic straws was voted down at the shareholders’ meeting on Thursday.

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Northumberland puffin numbers ‘may be down’
Friday May 25th 2018, 2:32 AM

Numbers of puffins on the UK’s remote Farne Islands may be down 12% in the last five years, the National Trust has warned as it takes its latest census of the seabirds.

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Plastic straw bans are coming to Seattle and Malibu, and NYC could be next
Friday May 25th 2018, 2:27 AM

Long a default offering in restaurants and takeout joints, plastic straws have of late become antennae for the ire of environmentalists, like plastic bags before them.

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NAACP official asks Rauner’s environmental agency to help black communities
Friday May 25th 2018, 2:17 AM

A leader of a prominent African-American group in Illinois says too much Volkswagen settlement money is going toward the wrong projects.

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