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Nation Jun 01EPA plans measure to cut power plant carbon by one-third
The Obama administration will unveil a plan Monday to cut earth-warming pollution from power plants by 30 percent by 2030, according to people familiar with the proposal.
Politics May 31Obama to announce regulation effort to curtail carbon
The new pollution rule the Obama administration announces Monday will be a cornerstone of President Barack Obama's environmental legacy and arguably the most significant U.S. environmental regulation in decades. But it's not one the White House wanted.
Science May 27After decades, dirty power plant to get clean
HOMER CITY, Pa. — Three years ago, the operators of one of the nation's dirtiest coal-fired power plants warned of "immediate and devastating" consequences from the Obama administration's push to clean up pollution from coal. Faced with cutting sulfur dioxide…
Nation Apr 21Study questions environmental benefits of biofuels
A $500,000 study paid for by the federal government and released Sunday in the peer-reviewed journal Nature Climate Change concludes that biofuels made with corn residue release 7 percent more greenhouse gases in the early years compared with conventional gasoline.
Nation Apr 18Keystone pipeline review delayed by State Department
WASHINGTON -- The State Department is giving federal agencies more time to review the Keystone XL pipeline before deciding whether to issue a permit.
Nation Mar 14Ban lifted, BP can resume work for U.S. in time for new Gulf oil leases
Under an agreement reached Thursday with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, more than two dozen BP entities and its Houston-based oil production and exploration arm can secure new government contracts.