Science & Environment

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New report says oil trains endanger 25 million

"People, wildlife, rivers, and lakes will pay a huge cost for the government's failure to act. It's only a matter of time before the next explosive accident."

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Like a bad neighbor, Chevron is there

Residents, environmentalists and USW members work together to protect the safety and health of refinery workers and citizens living near the Richmond refinery. 

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California poised to lead nation on climate policy

"The bottom line is: common-sense, sensible climate change policy is economic growth policy for the state of California."

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Geneva: On the road to Paris

These negotiations take place against the backdrop of increasingly dire predictions about the results of climate change. 2014 was the hottest year on record.

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Hell on rails: West Virginia burning after crude oil train derailment

The fires from the derailment in Fayette County continued to burn Tuesday morning, and emergency shelters for hundreds of people who had to evacuate after the derailment remain open.

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Trial and justice delayed for Blankenship, the coal criminal

In the world of capitalism, King Coal, and the law, things don't always go as the people might expect.

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GOP drafting bill to let asbestos manufacturers off the hook

"Had these companies shared the information they knew about the dangers of asbestos, countless lives would have been saved."

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Obama defends wildlife refuge, leaves other areas vulnerable to oil drilling

Millions more acres would be declared "wilderness," enjoying the highest level of protection possible for public lands, effectively preserving the area and its ecosystem.

 

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Historic environmental victory for L.A.’s Century City Center

After years of refuting thoroughly debunked arguments against it, the Century City Center has been approved.

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The Jewish New Year for trees comes on Feb. 3 this year

Ancient sages of the Jewish religion established a special new year for trees. Yes, trees!

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