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  1. Landmark fracking study finds no water pollutionRead the original story

    10 min ago | ABC 33/40

    ... long and clear record of continuously working to enhance regulations and best practices aimed at protecting our environment." The Energy Department report did yield some surprises. It found that the fractures created to free oil or gas can extend up ...

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  2. PSU awards cash prizes to winners of Cleantech Challenge sponsored by Wells FargoRead the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | OregonLive.com

    ... to support the competition among teams of students and professors who came up with new products to improve the environment. The judges awarded the $10,000 grand prize to the Thorvolt team to help it further develop its alternative car battery, which ...

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  3. US Companies Leading to Reduce Emissions of HFC Climate PollutantsRead the original story w/Photo

    35 min ago | The White House

    ... suit by expressing their own support for similar measures. And just yesterday, former Indian Minister of Environment Jairam Ramesh called for his country to join a global effort to phase down HFCs under the Montreal Protocol. The leadership ...

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  4. September 16, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    39 min ago | National Review Online

    Governor Bobby Jindal knocked President Obama for running an administration of "science deniers," citing Obama's energy policy and Environmental Protection Agency actions. he reality is, right now we've got an administration under the Obama administration that are science deniers when it comes to harnessing America's energy resources and potential to create good-paying jobs for our economy and our people," "Their own State Department says there would me no material impact on the environment to approve it, yet they keep delaying, they keep denying approval .

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  5. ISRI Seeks Nominations for Design for Recycling AwardRead the original story

    1 hr ago | GlobeNewswire

    ... with the mindset of producing products that can be recycled safely and with ease, thus benefiting both the environment and the economy." ISRI began the award more than 25 years ago. Previous winners include Cascades Fine Papers Group, Coca-Cola ...

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  6. Climate Change Expected to Raise U.S. Wildfire Costs by $10 Billion-...Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Common Dreams

    ... organization of scientists, lawyers and environmental specialists dedicated to protecting public health and the environment. Founded in 1970, NRDC has 1.2 million members and online activists, served from offices in New York, Washington, Chicago, ...

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  7. Government Study (Once Again) Shows Fracking Does Not Harm Drinking WaterRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Daily Caller

    ... out a report calling for a ban on the drilling process because of its harmful effects on public health and the environment. FWW first called for a fracking ban in 2011. "We first made the case for a ban on fracking in 2011, but this new report shows ...

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  8. EPAa s coal regulations matter for Northern VirginiaRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Fairfax Times

    ... in compliance costs and raise electricity prices. It should go without saying that every Virginian wants a clean environment. As a Delegate, I have supported efforts to promote solar and wind power generation in Virginia. Further I have sponsored ...

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  9. Consumers Energy to upgrade five power plants in federal settlementRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Detroit News

    ... pollution from the atmosphere,' said Acting Assistant Attorney General Sam Hirsch of the Justice Department's Environment and Natural Resources Division. 'This agreement will render benefits to communities far into the future with ...

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  10. EIA Attends White House Roundtable for Announcement on Greenhouse Gas Phase DownRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Business Wire

    ... tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalents to the atmosphere. The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and the UN Environment Programme confirmed last week that the phase-out of these chemicals is decreasing their abundance in the atmosphere, ...

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  11. International Innovators to Be Honored at the Tech Awards for Applying Technology to Benefit HumanityRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

    ... $500,000 are awarded the night of the gala. One laureate in each of The Tech Awards five categories -- the Intel Environment Award, the Microsoft Education Award, the Katherine M. Swanson Young Innovator Award, the Nokia Health Award, and the ...

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  12. EPA Disqualifies Controversial Tappan Zee LoanRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WNYC-AM New York

    ... The state had tried to make the case that the money would be used to protect and enhance the Hudson River environment over the course of the construction of the new Tappan Zee Bridge. But even before a state panel voted to approve the loan in ...

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  13. Who speaks for rural Pennsylvania in Washington? It isn't Pat Toomey: Mark LaferRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | PennLive.com

    ... years of advocacy for the one percent? Better off with six more years opposing every bill to improve our health, environment, roads and schools? Better off, if he returns to work in the banking industry that has always supported him? If average ...

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  14. Polar vortex: global warming doesn't mean we are not going to freeze our butts off in wintersRead 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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  15. Scientists get federal grant for Great Lakes studyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WLUC-TV Negaunee

    ... ersity's Cooperative Institute for Limnology and Ecosystems Research through the School of Natural Resources and Environment.

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  16. Fact Sheet: Obama Administration Partners with Private Sector on New...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The White House

    FACT SHEET: Obama Administration Partners with Private Sector on New Commitments to Slash Emissions of Potent Greenhouse Gases and Catalyze Global HFC Phase Down The Obama Administration is committed to taking responsible steps to slow the effects of climate change so we leave behind a cleaner, more stable environment for future generations. That's why, today, the Administration is announcing new private sector commitments and executive actions to reduce emissions of hydroflourocarbons , powerful greenhouse gases that contribute to climate change .

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  17. Californiaa s toxics regulator eyes lead fishing weightsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

    ... to a department draft document estimating that “hundreds of tons” of fishing products end up in the environment. “Poisoning associated with the ingestion of lead fishing weights has been well documented in a variety of bird and animal ...

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  18. Politics divide coastal residents' views of environmentRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Science Daily

    ... New Hampshire sociologists published this month in the journal Society & Natural Resources. "We found a lot of environment-related differences from place to place to place. Each environment is different so that's just what you'd expect. But ...

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  19. Innovative conservation efforts highlighted at Vilsack farm visitRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Ag Professional

    ... critical in sparking new ideas and techniques for conservation on America's private lands and improving the environment." The grants announced are funded through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program. Grantees must work with producers and ...

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  20. Report: Climate protection, growth not mutually exclusiveRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... of life, according to the report. "Climate protection has become a growth engine," Barbara Hendricks, Germany's environment minister, said today in an e- mailed statement. The world needs a shift away from coal to renewables, she said. Germany, ...

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