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This Volcanologist Wants To Bring Science and Logic To Congress
Sunday December 10th 2017, 1:41 pm

A trained volcano scientist, a nonprofit founder, a 35-year-old queer woman: Jess Phoenix’s campaign for Congress in southern California illustrates the difficulties outsider candidates have–and the new perspectives they’d bring to the Capitol.

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The Best Science Books Of 2017
Sunday December 10th 2017, 12:45 pm

From Oliver Sacks to graphic novels, Maria Popova and Deborah Blum discuss their favorite science books of the year.

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Trump administration rolls back Obama-era oil train rules
Saturday December 09th 2017, 6:34 pm

The Trump administration has angered environmental groups and residents of the Columbia River Gorge by rolling back a 2015 rule on oil train safety.

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The Plot to Loot America’s Wilderness
Saturday December 09th 2017, 5:49 pm

A little-known bureaucrat named James Cason is reshaping the Department of the Interior.

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Uranium firm urged Trump officials to shrink Bears Ears National Monument
Saturday December 09th 2017, 4:08 pm

The president’s proclamation moves much of the area’s uranium deposits out of protected areas.

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Exclusive photos contradict Murray Energy CEO’s claim he had “nothing to do with” Rick Perry’s coal bailout
Friday December 08th 2017, 7:50 pm

At a previously undisclosed March 29 meeting, Robert Murray gave Perry a hug and a wishlist. Six months later, Perry unveiled a controversial plan that echoed one of Murray’s proposals.

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We Are All California | New Republic
Friday December 08th 2017, 5:12 pm

The nation’s leader of the climate resistance is getting pummeled by global warming. Your state could be next.

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Surfers concerned about damage Donald Trump’s Clare wall could do to beach
Friday December 08th 2017, 4:56 pm

People have expressed their concern about the damage that could be done to dunes and rare wildlife on the beach.

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U.S. fails to enforce smog rules, says Pa., 13 other states
Friday December 08th 2017, 4:37 pm

Fourteen states and the District of Columbia announced Thursday that they are suing the Trump administration over what they say is a failure to enforce smog standards.

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Atlantic Coast Pipeline sues NC landowners, asks federal court to allow “quick take” of properties
Friday December 08th 2017, 3:54 pm

The

Gardner farm

in Wade, population 567, in Cumberland County has been in the family for more than 70 years. On these 960 acres, two generations of Gardners have raised grains, oats, barley, soybeans, and more recently, beef cattle.

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Loophole could let Ohio utilities evade court review
Friday December 08th 2017, 3:23 pm

This week, the Supreme Court of Ohio heard arguments in a case that could overturn a regulatory decision that advocates say broke the law and cost ratepayers millions.

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