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California Republicans ask Trump administration to block bullet train funding

Published: 
Wed, 02/08/2017 (All day)

California’s House Republicans have asked the Trump administration to block a pending federal grant that will ultimately support the state’s high speed rail project until an audit of the project’s finances is completed.

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UNFROZEN IN TIME

Published: 
Tue, 02/07/2017 (All day)

There's a glacier in Antarctica so immense that, if it melted, would raise sea levels globally by 3.5 metres.

It's melting. Right now.

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In North Dakota, it could become legal to hit a protester with your car

Published: 
Fri, 02/03/2017 (All day)

For months, opponents of the proposed $3.8-billion Dakota Access pipeline waged protests. 

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Air quality board set to adopt smog plan with voluntary measures for ports, tougher rules on refineries

Published: 
Thu, 02/02/2017 (All day)

Southern California air quality regulators are poised to adopt a pollution-reduction plan Friday that relies on voluntary measures from ports, warehouses and rail yards responsible for much of the region’s harmful emissions.

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North Dakota’s Oil Spill Record: 85 Pipeline Accidents in 20 Years

Published: 
Wed, 12/14/2016 (All day)

Environmentalists who oppose the controversial Dakota Access pipeline have a message for the United States Army Corps of Engineers and the incoming Trump administration: When it comes to pumping oil across North Dakota, past is prologue, and that’s bad news for human health and the environment.