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Kerry Quietly Makes Priority of Climate Pact

Published: 
Sun, 01/05/2014 - 10:59pm

As a young naval officer in Vietnam, John Kerry commanded a Swift boat up the dangerous rivers of the Mekong Delta. But when he returned there last month as secretary of state for the first time since 1969, he spoke not of past firefights but of climate change.

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Eastern States Press Midwest to Improve Air

Published: 
Mon, 12/09/2013 - 10:24pm

In a battle that pits the East Coast against the Midwest over the winds that carry dirty air from coal plants, the governors of eight Northeastern states plan to petition the Environmental Protection Agency on Monday to force tighter air pollution regulations on nine Rust Belt and Appalachian states.

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EPA criticizes environmental review of Keystone XL pipeline

Published: 
Tue, 04/23/2013 - 8:40am
Category: 
Energy

The agency responds to the State Department's draft report, which concluded the project would have a minimal impact.

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The E.P.A. Backs Off on Factory Farms

Published: 
Sun, 06/16/2013 - 10:21pm
Category: 
Shopping & Food

The Environmental Protection Agency is obliged under the Clean Water Act to monitor America’s waterways and shield them from the toxic runoff from factory farms.

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Obama Readying Emissions Limits on Power Plants

Published: 
Thu, 06/20/2013 - 8:29am
Category: 
Energy

President Obama is preparing regulations limiting carbon dioxide emissions from existing power plants, senior officials said Wednesday.