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Trump prepares rollback of rules on climate, water pollution 21.2.2017 Washington Post
His planned executive orders are aimed at curtailing Obama-era policies. Although implementation will take time, it signals that the new administration is determined to promote fossil-fuel production.
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Trump supporters see a successful president — and are frustrated with critics who don’t 20.2.2017 Washington Post: Politics
After celebrating Trump’s win, his supporters are quickly back on the defensive.
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A month of Trump, by the numbers 18.2.2017 AP Politics
A by-the-numbers look at some of Donald Trump's early activity as president:...
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National parks are free Monday for Presidents Day 18.2.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
National parks across the nation, including the six in Colorado, will be free Monday in celebration of Presidents Day
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Camp for teen girls will inspire “can do” attitude 18.2.2017 Denver Post: Business
Two Boulder businesses helmed by women are teaming up to create a leadership camp aimed at boosting the confidence of the city's high school girls.
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China police arrest mine manager in explosion death cover-up 18.2.2017 Washington Post: World
Police in central China’s Hunan province have arrested a coal mine manager on suspicion of under-reporting the death toll from an explosion this week.
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Michael Novak 18.2.2017 Wall St. Journal: Opinion
A thinker who argued for the morality of free markets.
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China police arrest mine manager in explosion death cover-up 18.2.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

BEIJING (AP) — Police in central China’s Hunan province have arrested a coal mine manager on suspicion of under-reporting the death toll from an explosion this week. The official Xinhua News Agency reported Saturday that the official death toll climbed to 10 after investigators found a miner who had been listed as “injured” in the […]
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New supercomputer aids climate research in top coal state 17.2.2017 Seattle Times: Local

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A new supercomputer in the top coal-mining state has begun critical climate-change research with support from even some global warming doubters, but scientists worry President Donald Trump could cut funding for such programs. The $30 million, house-sized supercomputer named Cheyenne belongs to a federally funded research center. It got to work […]
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New supercomputer aids climate research in top coal state 17.2.2017 AP National
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- A new supercomputer in the top coal-mining state has begun critical climate-change research with support from even some global warming doubters, but scientists worry President Donald Trump could cut funding for such programs....
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Trump promised a coal renaissance — but keeping open this Arizona plant will test his resolve 17.2.2017 LA Times: Nation

On Navajo Nation territory near Page, Ariz., news this week about plans to shutter a hulking coal plant that has been the workhorse of the struggling local economy for decades came like a punch to the gut.

Now tribes and plant workers are demanding relief from the person who vowed to end these...

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A daughter of coal country battles climate change -- and her father's doubt 17.2.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: News
In southwestern Pennsylvania, collapsed mining and steel industries led to economic and environmental downturn. A divided father and daughter work to find common ground to save their hometown.
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AP FACT CHECK: Trump piles up the questionable assertions 17.2.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump made a messy case that he “inherited a mess” from his predecessor. Economic stats and territorial losses of Islamic State insurgents don’t support his assertions about the problems handed to him on those fronts. A look at some of his claims in a news conference Thursday and how they […]
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Trump signs bill to roll back last-minute Obama coal mining regulation 17.2.2017 New Kerala: World News
Trump signs bill to roll back last-minute Obama coal mining regulation
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A Daughter Of Coal Country Battles Climate Change — And Her Father's Doubt 17.2.2017 NPR: All Things Considered
In southwestern Pennsylvania, collapsed mining and steel industries led to economic and environmental downturn. A divided father and daughter work to find common ground to save their hometown.
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Trump's failing presidency isn't stopping Congress from serving the Koch brothers 16.2.2017 LA Times: Commentary

To the editor: I am sure many Americans are relieved to read that members of Congress and the billionaire Koch brothers are still thinking of us, the “common people.” (“With Trump in the limelight, Congress has been quietly working to undo Obama-era regulations,” Feb. 14)

We can again welcome mountain-top...

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Three decades later, film premieres recounting tragedy, heroism of Wilberg Mine fire 15.2.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
A documentary recounting the 1984 Wilberg Mine disaster, told through the voices of the Utah miners who risked their lives in a futile effort to save 27 colleagues trapped behind intense flames, will premiere Thursday in Castle Dale. The hourlong film “Remember Wilberg” will be shown at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. at Emery High School in Castle Dale, within eyeshot of the hardscrabble canyon where the 27 miners died in the Dec. 19, 1984, blaze, the worst mine fire in U.S. history. It also will have a spe...
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8 dead, 3 missing after central China coal mine blast 14.2.2017 Washington Post: World
Eight people are dead and three missing after an explosion inside a coal mine in central China.
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8 dead, 3 missing after central China coal mine blast 14.2.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

BEIJING (AP) — Eight people are dead and three missing after an explosion inside a coal mine in central China. The blast occurred at about 1:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Zoubao mine in Hunan province. Eighteen people escaped, according to a Tuesday statement from China’s national safety regulator, the State Administration of Work Safety. The […]
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Chaffetz faces harsh criticism during packed town hall 10.2.2017 AP Politics
COTTONWOOD HEIGHTS, Utah (AP) -- U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz was met by frequent, deafening boos at a Thursday town hall as constituents grilled him on everything from investigating President Donald Trump's tax returns to Planned Parenthood....
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