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  1. Obama administration poised to propose stricter smog standardRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | The Columbian

    ... EPA should have considered the cost of the regulation. Sen. James Inhofe, R-Okla., who will take over the Environment and Public Works Committee in January, said in a statement Tuesday night that a stricter standard "will lower our nation's economic ...

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  2. Fracking moves forwardRead the original story

    16 min ago | The Baltimore Sun

    ... Shale drilling was released in draft form by Maryland's Department of Natural Resources and Department of the Environment. Its authors ultimately recommend the state move forward with hydraulic fracturing - fracking - for gas, but not without some ...

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  3. GTL on North Slope could slash low-sulfur diesel pricesRead the original story

    41 min ago | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    ... be found for small GTL plants as it is demonstrated that such a plant can be built and operated in the extreme environment of the North Slope. For example, NANA Regional Corp. hopes to do more oil and gas exploration in the Selawik Basin near ...

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  4. Obama team to unveil new smog rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago | USA Today

    ... put in place by President George W. Bush in 2008. "Sen. James Inhofe, R-Okla., who will take over the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee in January, said in a statement late Tuesday that a stricter standard 'will lower our nation's ...

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  5. 6 Reasons to Feel Hopeful About Climate Change in Light of the Recent ElectionRead the original story w/Photo

    49 min ago | Switched

    ... issues including climate change. However, despite the transition in leadership in the senate committee on environment and public works, the overall political shift in congress, and rapidly falling oil prices, there are some silver linings. Here are ...

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  6. Obama administration sets stricter smog standardRead the original story w/Photo

    55 min ago | El Paso Times

    ... president of the American Petroleum Institute. Sen. James Inhofe, R-Okla., who is to take over the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee in January, vowed "vigorous oversight" of the proposal in his new position. Under the Obama ...

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  7. It's amazing how short sighted some people are. I and many others...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Milford Mirror

    ... Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Superfund site. Charles Perez, who represents Stratford Action for the Environment (SAFE), has said that neither the EPA nor Connecticut's Department of Energy and Environmental Protection currently has a plan ...

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  8. Obama, GOP Braced for Fight Over New 'Job-Killing' EPA RegsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | News Max

    ... impact on American jobs and energy prices." Oklahoma Sen. Jim Inhofe, the incoming chairman of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, said that the EPA's proposal will "stifle job creation for decades," and promised that it would "face ...

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  9. Local Government Organizations Thank EPA for Moving Forward on Affordability FrameworkRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Sys-Con Media

    ... the federal-local government partnership if we are to move forward on improving public health and the environment but to do so in a cost effective manner." "The financial capability framework outlines new socio-economic factors that will paint a ...

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  10. 7 tips for averting family disaster at the holiday dinner tableRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Grist Magazine

    ... you tend to lean left. Odds are very high that you have feelings about issues relating to climate and the environment. It is almost a scientific certainty that there will be someone at your holiday meal who will disagree with you, and whose ...

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  11. EPA proposes new limits to ozone air pollutionRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Windsor Beacon

    The Environmental Protection Agency announced a broad, new standard on air pollution Wednesday that limits the levels of ground-level ozone, or smog, in the atmosphere. EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy said the new standards were developed in consultation with a fleet of scientists, represent a legal extension of the Clean Air Act and will provide safer air quality for people and the environment.

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  12. DEQ approves wastewater discharge permit for large retail storeRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Bitterroot Star

    ... at the drain pipe and claims the permittee "is required to report any incident of noncompliance affecting the environment as soon as possible, but not later than 24 hours from the time the Permittee first becomes aware of the circumstances of ...

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  13. EPA hammers industry with ozone-reducing rule that could cost $270BN per yearRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Mail

    ... warn of trillions in compliance costs and millions of lost jobs. And evidence shows that a shifting regulatory environment could drive hundreds of U.S. counties over the new limit - for no reason other than their proximity to China's out-of-control ...

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  14. NRDC Praises New Ozone Health Proposals, Urges Safest Standards to Protect the PublicRead the original story

    1 hr ago | PressReleasePoint

    ... and other environmental specialists have worked to protect the world's natural resources, public health, and the environment. NRDC has offices in New York City, Washington, D.C., Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, Bozeman, MT, and Beijing. Visit ...

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  15. Obama's Tighter Ozone Standards Seen as Job-KillerRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | News Max

    ... PA also cited flexibility to allow for "unique" situations, such as in California, a massive state with a varied environment.

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  16. EPA Proposes New Rules To Curb Ozone LevelsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy testifies at an oversight hearing of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington on July 23, 2014. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency unveiled new rules today to reduce emission levels for smog-causing ozone, which is linked to asthma and other health problems.

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  17. New Ozone Regs Via Obama AdminRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    ... tags fits your diary: Civil Rights , Community , Congress , Culture , Economy , Education , Elections , Energy , Environment , Health Care , International , Labor , Law , Media , Meta , National Security , Science , Transportation , or White House . ...

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  18. How To Convince Your Right-Wing Uncle To Act On Climate Change This ThanksgivingRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

    ... about the little people, and Richard gets to talk about stuff that he likes. Uncle Richard does care about the environment, but he hates your liberal rhetoric about "saving the planet." He'd rather hear why climate change solutions are good for the ...

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  19. Obama administration proposes tighter smog regulationsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... and business organizations were quick to assail the proposed rules. Bill Kovacs, vice president for the environment for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington, said in a statement that the rules "will have potentially damaging economic ...

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  20. Great Lakes Region Is Benefiting From Global WarmingRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Forbes.com

    I am senior fellow for environment policy at the Heartland Institute and managing editor of Environment & Climate News. I write about energy and environment issues, frequently focusing on global warming.

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