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New Clean Air Rules Would Do Little

Published: 
Sat, 10/26/2013 - 9:37am
Category: 
Energy

President Obama's recently proposed regulations to limit carbon-dioxide emissions from new power plants have been much heralded by environmentalists because they would make new coal-fired power plants too costly to operate.

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Fracking’s Achilles’ Heel

Published: 
Sun, 11/24/2013 - 11:52pm
Category: 
Energy

It’s not very often that someone starts his career as a geologist and then winds up as governor, but John Hickenlooper, the governor of Colorado, can make that claim.

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Landmark California regulations under federal fire

Published: 
Mon, 07/29/2013 - 8:48am
Category: 
Chemicals

California has a reputation for having some of the nation's most aggressive rules on workplace safety, consumer protection and environmental quality — regulations that force companies to make costly adjustments to the way they do business worldwide.

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Environmental Questions Take Back Seat at Hearing for E.P.A. Nominee

Published: 
Mon, 04/15/2013 - 9:06pm
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Most of the biggest challenges facing the Environmental Protection Agency — climate change, major new regulations on power plant emissions, biofuels production and enforcement of clean air and water laws — were virtually absent from Thursday’s confirmation hearing for President Obama’s nominee to head the agency, Gina McCarthy.