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Mercury Can Cause Brain Damage In Kids. The EPA Wants To Weaken Rules On Its Emissions.

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Tue, 10/02/2018 - 5:00pm

The Trump administration is taking steps to significantly weaken a major Obama-era regulation that curbs the amount of mercury that power plants are allowed to emit, according to multiple reports.

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Trump’s NAFTA Revision Ignores Climate Change, Bolsters Oil And Gas Industries

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Tue, 10/02/2018 - 5:48pm

President Donald Trump’s deal to tweak the trade agreement among the United States, Mexico and Canada won early praise for changes meant to raise wages and improve safety regulations on cross-border trucking.

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California high-speed rail: A train to nowhere without a conductor

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Mon, 10/01/2018 - 3:16pm

 Everything was looking good Wednesday night at the High-Speed Rail Authority’s big meeting in Pacoima.

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Destroying Unsold Clothes Is Fashion’s Dirty Secret. And We’re Complicit.

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Mon, 10/01/2018 - 3:09pm

You get the sense that luxury fashion label Burberry very much regrets its decision to burn $38 million of unsold stock rather than let it fall into the wrong hands.

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Elon Musk gets off the ropes with SEC settlement, but Tesla still has a bruising fight ahead

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Mon, 10/01/2018 - 11:48am

It looked like it was curtains for Elon Musk.