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New York lawmakers pass aggressive law to fight climate change

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – New York state lawmakers passed early Thursday one of the nation’s most ambitious plans to slow climate change by reducing greenhouse
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US air quality is slipping after years of improvement

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After decades of improvement, America’s air may not be getting any cleaner. Over the last two years the nation had more polluted air days than
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Oregon Democrats advance sweeping climate policy

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Oregon is on the precipice of becoming the second state after California to adopt a cap-and-trade program, a market-based approach to lowering the greenhouse gas
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Parched US Southwest gets reprieve as snowmelt fills rivers

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A welcome surge of melting snow is pouring out of the Rocky Mountains and into the drought-stricken rivers of the southwestern U.S., fending off a
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In hot water? Study says warming may reduce sea life by 17%

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The world’s oceans will likely lose about one-sixth of their fish and other marine life by the end of the century if climate change continues
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As Biden tours Iowa, farmers want to know where he stands on ethanol

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Joe Biden may have an ethanol problem. The former U.S. vice president has pledged support for advanced biofuels as part of
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USDA investigates unapproved GMO wheat found in Washington state

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CHICAGO (Reuters) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture has confirmed the discovery of unapproved, genetically modified (GM) wheat plants growing in an un-planted agricultural field
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U.S. EPA top career auto official moving to head climate office

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FILE PHOTO: An empty podium awaits the arrival of U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler to address staff at EPA headquarters in
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UN: Balkans faces alarming levels of air pollution

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People in all major cities across the western Balkans face alarming levels of air pollution that are reducing their life expectancies because the underdeveloped, politically
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Groups ready to sue over fuel spill at New Mexico air base

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A coalition of state lawmakers and nonprofit groups took the first step toward suing the U.S. Air Force on Friday, saying it wants firm deadlines
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New Hampshire sues 3M, DuPont, other chemical companies

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New Hampshire has sued eight companies including 3M and the DuPont Co. for damage it says has been caused by a class of potentially toxic
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Mitsui’s ITC begins paying claims following Texas tank fire

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FILE PHOTO: Smoke rises from a fire burning at the Intercontinental Terminals Company in Deer Park, east of Houston, Texas, U.S., March 18, 2019. REUTERS/Loren