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Lawmakers urge regulators to delay plans for Oxnard power plant

Published: 
Wed, 02/08/2017 (All day)

Three state lawmakers on Tuesday urged regulators to reconsider a controversial natural gas project proposed for Ventura County, citing environmental concerns and questions about whether the state already has too many power plants.

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France Becomes First Country To Ban Plastic Cups And Dishes

Published: 
Wed, 09/21/2016 (All day)

Au revoir, plastic cups! France is done with you.

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Nearing a Climate Legacy

Published: 
Tue, 06/03/2014 - 11:23am
Category: 
Energy

The greenhouse gas reductions required by the Obama administration’s proposed rule on power plants will not get the world to where it has to go to avert the worst consequences of climate change. 

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Key Details of E.P.A. Carbon Emissions Proposal

Published: 
Tue, 06/03/2014 - 11:21am
Category: 
Energy

A rule proposed by the Enivironmental Protection Agency would cut carbon pollution from power plants 30 percent from 2005 levels by 2030 – the equivalent, according to the agency, of taking two-thirds of all cars and trucks in America off the road. 

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Taking Page From Health Care Act, Obama Climate Plan Relies on States

Published: 
Tue, 06/03/2014 - 11:17am
Category: 
Energy

President Obama’s new plan to fight climate change depends heavily on states’ devising individual approaches to meeting goals set in the nation’s capital, a strategy similar to the one he used to expand health care, often with rocky results.