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Public News Service: Clean Power Plan Replacement Would Weaken Air Protections

BISMARCK, N.D. – The public can now comment on the Trump administration’s proposal to replace the Clean Power Plan, an Obama-era rule aimed at drastically cutting carbon emissions from coal power plants. Under what’s being called the Affordable Clean Energy Rule, states would come up with their own reduction goals and submit their plans within

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The Prairie Blog: Conservation Groups to Refinery: “Cease and Desist!”

September 4, 2018 Conservation Groups to Refinery: “Cease and Desist!”  By Jim Fuglie Lest we let the threat of an oil refinery beside Theodore Roosevelt National Park slip from our minds as we go about our busy fall lives, here’s an update on where things stand right now. Meridian Energy has started dirt work at the

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Sierra: Volkswagen’s Cheating Scandal Could Have a Silver Lining

August 29, 2018 Volkswagen’s Cheating Scandal Could Have a Silver Lining  By Edward Humes   … To the delight of environmental organizations and child health advocates, school bus replacement has emerged as an early favorite in a number of state plans. Tamara Dzubay, a clean energy specialist at the Environmental Law and Policy Center in Chicago,

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Daily Herald: In Transit: App for Route 53 Extension Feedback Takes Flak

September 3, 2018 In Transit: App for Route 53 Extension Feedback Takes Flak  By Marni Pyke If the Founding Fathers had used Poll Everywhere at the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia — would the final result be a better Constitution? It might have depended on how fast they could type. Illinois tollway consultants are using Poll Everywhere,

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