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Associated PressKUNMING, China (AP) — More than 2,000 people in southern China unfurled banners and shouted "Protest! Protest!" on Thursday to oppose plans for a petroleum refinery, in a large environmental rally that local authorities allowed to go forward in...
ROCKPORT, Ind. (AP) — Opponents of a proposed fertilizer plant in southern Indiana are citing safety concerns arising from last month's deadly explosion at a Texas fertilizer manufacturer as they argue that state officials should block the project....
The Long Beach City Council has authorized a lawsuit to challenge plans by Los Angeles to build a rail yard in the harbor that could impact low-income neighborhoods in West Long Beach. Council members voted 9 to 0 Tuesday to sue over the Southern...
ROCKPORT, Ind. (AP) — The developer of a proposed southern Indiana fertilizer plant is defending the project against the concerns of opponents who want the state to block it. John Blair of the environmental group Valley Watch says Indiana officials...
Reuters* Surprise Liberal win in B.C. may boost pipeline plans * Political opposition had pledged to block new pipelines * B.C. premier will support lines that meet conditions By Scott Haggett CALGARY, Alberta, May 15 (Reuters) - The surprise re-election...
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The owner of a power plant in Upper Mount Bethel Township has agreed to stop burning coal as part of a settlement in a lawsuit by two downwind states over air pollution. NRG Energy, which acquired the Portland Generating Station last year in a merger...
Associated PressBEIJING (AP) — Upset about plans for a petrochemical plant near her hometown in China, a woman turned to a new method that Chinese are using to air their complaints: she posted a petition on the White House's website. Then, Chinese police asked...
firstname.lastname@example.orgHALFWAY, Mo. -- The owner of a closed cattle rendering plant signed an agreement in court on Monday to make a plan to clean up environmental hazards on the property. In the agreement, the Missouri Attorney General's Office says "an estimated 2,500 animal...
ReutersPARIS - A fleet of little silver cars in Paris is showcasing France's gamble on electric vehicle technology in a project that backers say is even helping to narrow the capital's social divide. Modeled on the Velib bike-sharing program, Autolib has won...
SHANGHAI -- Reflecting growing social tensions over China's high pollution, hundreds of demonstrators marched here Saturday to protest the building of a lithium-ion battery plant, while officials of another major Chinese city where people took to the...
South Bend TribuneSOUTH BEND -- A ruling by the Indiana Department of Environmental Management has temporarily halted the planned immediate demolition of dozens of vacant and abandoned structures in the city. According to Mike Schmuhl, the mayor's chief of staff, the...
Tags: Environmental Issues
Don’t count on sulfur dioxide to bridle climate change. The ability of that pollutant to reflect the sun is not quite what it was assumed to be, according to new research. Sulfur dioxide -- a common pollutant from burning fossil fuels, contributes...
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