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The Environmental Scandal in Scott Pruitt’s Backyard

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Wed, 12/06/2017 (All day)

ar Creek, Oklahoma, is breathtaking in a terrible way: At one time the world’s deepest source of lead and zinc, the three-town region is now a cratered landscape so poisonous that no one, aside from 10 holdouts, can live there. 

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Mysterious Illnesses Are Plaguing People In California After A Massive Gas Leak

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Sat, 12/02/2017 (All day)

Aliya Hall first started getting seriously sick in May 2016, months after officials said a massive natural gas leak near her home had been fixed.

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Air board broke law in adopting last-minute, industry-friendly smog measure, judge rules

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Wed, 11/08/2017 (All day)

Southern California’s air quality board broke the law and “abused its discretion” when it adopted oil industry-backed changes to smog rules the day of a hearing without delaying the vote to give the public more time to comment, a Los Angeles County Superior Court judge has ruled.

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Paris Plans To Eliminate Gas-Powered Vehicle Sales By 2030

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Mon, 10/16/2017 (All day)

Parisians are taking another step to stave off pollution and carbon emissions.

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L.A. and Long Beach mayors sign pact setting zero-emissions goals for ports

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Tue, 06/13/2017 (All day)

The mayors of Los Angeles and Long Beach signed an agreement Monday directing the nation’s largest port complex to reduce air pollution by moving toward zero-emission trucks and yard equipment.