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Bill McKibben on the 'valve-turners' and the future of climate activism 11.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Stopping global warming is "not on the menu." But the prominent environmentalist says activism will be crucial in fighting climate change as its effects worsen.
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Hurricane Florence Unleashes Coal Ash, Sending Toxic Warning to EPA 19.9.2018 Truthout.com
Trump's EPA has been busy weakening waste storage rules for the coal industry.

The post Hurricane Florence Unleashes Coal Ash, Sending Toxic Warning to EPA appeared first on Truthout.

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Legal Battle Staves Off Trump’s Assault on Clean-Water Protections 12.9.2018 Truthout.com
Donald Trump's efforts to strip away protections for rivers and wetlands have run into a tide of legal resistance.

The post Legal Battle Staves Off Trump’s Assault on Clean-Water Protections appeared first on Truthout.

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Fossil Fuels Are Next in Line for a Bailout – Here’s How We Respond 6.9.2018 Truthout.com
We need a federal buyout to wind down the fossil fuel industry, not a bailout to prop up its toxic "carbon bubble."

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Trump's pollution rules rollback to hit coal country hard 3.9.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
President Donald Trump picked West Virginia as the place to announce he'd roll back pollution rules for coal-fired power plants. But he didn't mention that coal country would be hit the hardest by the health impacts.
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Coal country: EPA plan is short-term boost, no solution for industry decline 27.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
The Trump administration's proposed changes for coal plants could keep some of them operating longer. But even those in the industry say it won't stop coal's overall decline.
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EPA Admits Trump's 'Dirty Power Plan' Will Kill Thousands of Americans: 'BradCast' 8/24/2018 25.8.2018 BradBlog
Before we get to our guest on today's BradCast, a number of news items (and that may be an understatement) of note. [Audio link to show is posted below.] First, the latest in the quickening collapse of the Trump Presidency, as his darkest week gets darker by the day, now including ...
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'Green News Report' - August 23, 2018 23.8.2018 BradBlog
IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Hawaii braces for rare impact from powerful hurricane; EPA admits Trump's replacement for the Clean Power Plan will kill thousands of Americans; PLUS: Some good news -- the Trump Administration keeps losing environmental court cases... All that and more in today's Green News Report! Listen online here, ...
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Trump’s Coal-Friendly EPA Rule Is an All-Out Assault on Our Climate 22.8.2018 Truthout.com
The new rule rolls back restrictions on greenhouse gas emissions, enables states to set their own standards.

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Trump emissions plan could dirty Minnesota's air, but energy transition continues 22.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The Trump administration's plan to allow states to regulate their own carbon emissions isn't expected to have much of an effect on Minnesota's energy generation, because a transition away from coal was already in progress.
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Trump moves to let states regulate coal plant emissions 21.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The Trump administration is proposing to substantially weaken President Obama's signature rule on climate change. It would give states more power to regulate carbon emissions from coal plants.
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Trump ready to ease rules on coal-fired power plants 21.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A plan to be announced in coming days would give states broad authority to determine how to restrict carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to global warming.
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What Happens When a Pipeline Runs Afoul of Government Rules? 14.8.2018 Truthout.com
Federal authorities halted work on the massive Mountain Valley Pipeline this month after failing to follow protections.

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Study: Minnesota can meet climate goals through clean energy, electrification 4.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The latest study on how Minnesota can reach greenhouse gas reduction goals set back in 2007 shows renewable energy and a more connected grid can help de-carbonize the state's economy.
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A “Just Transition” From Coal: Stepping Up Efforts in a Difficult Battle 1.8.2018 Truthout.com
Just Transition Fund is trying to help communities and governments prep for closing plants.

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Scandal-plagued EPA administrator Pruitt resigns 6.7.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
President Donald Trump says he has accepted the resignation of scandal-plagued Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt.
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Methane Leaks From Oil and Gas 60 Percent Higher Than EPA Estimates, New Study Finds 25.6.2018 Truthout.com
Environmental groups called for action from state-level regulators in response.

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Large methane leaks threaten perception of 'clean' natural gas 23.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A new study finds that oil and gas operations are leaking 60 percent more methane than previously reported by the federal government.
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EPA Staff Says Trump Administration Changing Agency Mission to Protect Industry 10.6.2018 Truthout.com
The EPA is facing an ongoing, broad-scale takeover by industries it regulates.

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The Energy 202: Wilbur Ross declined to endorse his own department's climate science findings 16.5.2018 Washington Post: Politics
The Commerce Secretary did not defend the work of NOAA's climate scientists.
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