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Could chip fat help dirty shipping clean up its act? 16.10.2018 BBC: Business
Ships are the lifeblood of global trade, but their fuel is highly polluting. What's the answer?
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Trump administration says conserving oil is no longer an economic imperative for U.S. 19.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Conserving oil is no longer an economic imperative for the U.S., the Trump administration declares in a major new policy statement that threatens to undermine decades of government campaigns for gas-thrifty cars and other conservation programs.
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Will Public Health Suffer From EPA Greenlighting Forest Biomass Energy? 7.8.2018 Truthout.com
Experts, existing research and a recent study make it clear that biomass energy production is not carbon neutral.

The post Will Public Health Suffer From EPA Greenlighting Forest Biomass Energy? appeared first on Truthout.

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The Energy 202: Democrats ding Trump on gas prices, just as Trump once did to Obama 24.5.2018 Washington Post: Politics
The gas station press conference took place on Capitol Hill.
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The Finance 202: 'Those people are getting paid:' Cohen's side work highlights how Trump allies are refilling swamp 10.5.2018 Washington Post
The Finance 202: 'Those people are getting paid:' Cohen's side work highlights how Trump allies are refilling swamp
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The Energy 202: New York vows to continue climate work without Schneiderman 9.5.2018 Washington Post: Politics
The work will go on.
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The Daily 202: Rod Rosenstein may just be the most powerful person in Washington 1.5.2018 Washington Post: Politics
That's why some House Republicans want to impeach him.
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The Energy 202: Republicans are united behind Trump's EPA rule changes. Except this one. 1.5.2018 Washington Post: Politics
Lawmakers called on Pruitt to reconsider repealing tighter restrictions on emissions from a type of freight truck.
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The Energy 202: Why Scott Pruitt's decision on burning wood is so high stakes 24.4.2018 Washington Post: Politics
The notion that biomass is carbon neutral is contentious among scientists.
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The world needs to store billions of tons of carbon. It could start in a surprising place. 24.4.2018 Washington Post
The world needs to store billions of tons of carbon. It could start in a surprising place.
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The Energy 202: Trump's new rules make it easier for energy companies to escape penalties for killing birds 16.4.2018 Washington Post: Politics
Accidentally killing birds no longer breaks the law.
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The Energy 202: Trump administration again targets California's environmental rules 3.4.2018 Washington Post
The Energy 202: Trump administration again targets California's environmental rules
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The politics of the March for Our Lives events 26.3.2018 LA Times: Commentary

Thousands of protesters took to the streets outside of the White House, and a woman went on television to share details of an alleged sexual affair with the president. Either of those two weekend story lines might prompt a tweet storm from President Trump, but he mostly stayed out of the fray.

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Today: Trump’s Legal Team Limbo 26.3.2018 LA Times: Commentary

President Trump no longer has a veteran defense attorney at his side as the Russia investigation heats up.

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Trump’s Legal Team Limbo

Much like the White House, President Trump’s legal team for the Russia investigation has seen plenty of turnover. Last week, John Dowd, his lead lawyer,...

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Ethanol proves a good vehicle for con artists and speculators, if not the environment 26.3.2018 LA Times: Nation

Andre Bernard made a killing selling a mirage.

As oil refineries struggled to comply with federal mandates for blending renewable fuels into the nation’s gasoline and diesel supply, Bernard offered a solution: millions of dollars’ worth of biofuel credits they could buy to help meet their obligation....

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Former coal lobbyist on tap for no. 2 spot at EPA 17.3.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The man hoping to help lead the Environmental Protection Agency, Andrew Wheeler, is a former lobbyist for coal and natural gas companies, including Xcel Energy. As a young EPA lawyer, he worked on hazardous chemical rules.
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Austrian man pleads not guilty to lying for US passport 16.3.2018 AP Washington
KENNEWICK, Wash. (AP) -- An Austrian man accused of claiming to be a U.S. citizen to obtain a passport has pleaded not guilty in federal court in Washington state....
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The U.S. is about to be the world’s top crude oil producer. Guess who didn’t see it coming. 8.3.2018 Washington Post: Op-Eds
Once considered “addicted” to foreign oil, the United States is expected to soon be the world’s top producer.
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The Energy 202: The next wildfire season starts soon. The government wants to use drones to fight it. 5.3.2018 Washington Post: Politics
Get ready.
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The Energy 202: EPA restores funding to Chesapeake Bay newspaper that reported on the agency 2.3.2018 Washington Post: Politics
“It’s been a big distraction,” the editor of the Bay Journal said.
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