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Proposed EPA ozone rule could suffocate the economy

By Daniel James Devine
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Environment | Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency proposed a reduction in the amount of allowable ozone in the air Americans breathe. The new limit is supposed…

Ranchers losing battle over wild horses, grazing restrictions

By Angela Lu
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Government | As federal officials and ranchers butt heads over grazing on public land, the government’s protection of wild horses stokes the ire of many ranchers. For…

Keystone XL wins House approval, heads to the Senate

By Leigh Jones
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Government | The long debated, much studied Keystone XL pipeline may be the biggest beneficiary of the protracted battle for the Louisiana Senate seat. This afternoon, the…

Long land battle

By Angela Lu
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Environment | Environmentalists and an aggressive federal government are trying to remove ranchers from federal lands they have used for generations

Cargo ships import major pollution at Chinese ports

By Rob Holmes
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Environment | Environmentalists often call China’s air pollution problem “Airpocalypse.” China ranks in the top tier of countries with health-hazardous air. And a…

Midday Roundup: Secret Service drops the ball again

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Close quarters. In more bad news for the Secret Service, agents protecting President Barack Obama on a recent visit to the Centers for Disease Control and…

Seeking a better climate for the world’s poor

By Daniel James Devine
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Climate Change | Scientists and religious leaders sign a declaration criticizing global climate change policies

Obama to bypass Congress for global climate deal

By Daniel James Devine
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Climate | President Barack Obama plans to sidestep Congress—once again—in order to combat climate change. This time it involves hammering out a global agreement to…

Energy-efficient power plant sets birds on fire

By Allie Hulcher
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Newsworthy | Sometimes well-meaning environmental measures can cause adverse affects. A state-of-the-art solar plant in the Mojave Desert powers 140,000 homes but…

Midday Roundup: Toxic algae makes for a thirsty weekend in Toledo

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Not a drop to drink. Toledo, Ohio,  residents spent the weekend waterless because of fears of contamination from an algae bloom in Lake Erie. City…

Down with English ivy!

Down with English ivy!

By Marvin Olasky
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Environment | Enough is enough! July 4 celebrated independence from England, but today, July 12, is a day to repel the aggression of English ivy! A WORLD reader sent me an…

Who benefits from overblown climate change forecasts?

By Kent Covington
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Environment | The 9th International Conference on Climate Change kicked off Monday in Las Vegas, featuring some of the most best-known skeptics of human-caused global…

 
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