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EPA moves fast on mpg regs as inauguration draws near

Published: 
Mon, 12/05/2016 (All day)

Despite protests from the auto industry, the Environmental Protection Agency wants to keep strict gas mileage targets in place and is trying to fast-track those standards before President-elect Donald Trump takes office in January.

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The Tide Is Turning for a New Source of Green Energy

Published: 
Wed, 11/30/2016 (All day)

Two turbines installed off Scotland’s coast aren’t harnessing the country’s winds to generate power. Instead, these blades are spinning underwater, using an even more predictable renewable power source in the region—tides.

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Indoor Farm Boxes Promise Little Work and Lots of Fresh Produce

Published: 
Mon, 11/28/2016 (All day)

For many city-dwelling apartment renters, securing a home with a sprig of green space is a tall order, let alone a place that gets enough sunshine or rain to cultivate a fresh vegetable garden. 

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Thanksgiving at Dakota Access pipeline protest: 'It's a beautiful day to protect the water'

Published: 
Mon, 11/28/2016 (All day)

It was still dark on Thanksgiving morning as the pickup truck with mounted speakers rode slowly through the dirt lanes of the Oceti Sakowin camp. 

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Dakota Access pipeline protester may lose her arm after small explosion, activists say

Published: 
Wed, 11/23/2016 (All day)

Activists said a Dakota Access pipeline protester could have her arm amputated after suffering an injury from a small explosion Sunday night, and protesters and law enforcement officials accused each other of being responsible.