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Monday, February 5th, 2018      Leave a Comment
OSLO (Reuters) - Environmental groups launched an appeal on Monday after an Oslo court rejected their arguments that Norway's oil and gas exploration in the Arctic violates citizens' right to a clean environment.
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2018-02-05 06:53:26
Thursday, February 1st, 2018      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on Thursday that the recent bankruptcy of a Pennsylvania oil refiner was evidence the nation's biofuel policy needs an overhaul in comments that infuriated biofuels advocates.
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2018-02-01 15:54:14
Thursday, February 1st, 2018      Leave a Comment
BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand banned smoking and littering at 24 beachside locations that are popular with tourists over environmental concerns on Thursday, the ministry of natural resources and environment said.
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2018-02-01 00:19:14
Tuesday, January 30th, 2018      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt said on Tuesday that his agency hopes to decide soon whether it has the legal authority to issue national waiver on selling of motor fuel containing 15 percent ethanol during summer months.
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2018-01-30 11:34:21
Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018      Leave a Comment
(Reuters) - A climate change advocacy group on Tuesday sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for banning certain scientists from serving on its advisory committees, a move the group said will give business an unfair influence on policy.
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2018-01-23 15:06:42
Wednesday, January 10th, 2018      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will replace Obama-era carbon and clean water regulations and open up a national debate on climate change in 2018, part of a list of priorities for the year that also includes fighting lead contamination in public drinking water.
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2018-01-10 05:42:52
Thursday, January 4th, 2018      Leave a Comment
Hydropower policy to be rethought in face of environmental concerns, indigenous sensitivities and public unease, says surprise government statement After swathes of forest clearance, millions of tonnes of concrete and decades of hydro-expansion, Brazil has raised hopes that it may finally step back from the construction of new mega-dams
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2018-01-04 11:56:42
Wednesday, December 27th, 2017      Leave a Comment
BEIJING (Reuters) - China will allow local government to keep all the environment tax revenues raised from polluting firms, the State Council said on Wednesday, in an attempt to encourage local authorities to enforce environmental protection measures.
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2017-12-27 05:55:29
Tuesday, December 19th, 2017      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A coalition of nearly 20 environmental and Native American tribal groups sued the Trump administration on Tuesday, challenging its delay of a rule limiting emissions of the powerful greenhouse gas methane from oil and gas drilling operations on federal lands.
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2017-12-19 14:33:24
Monday, December 18th, 2017      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Monday issued a notice that it wants public input for a possible replacement of Obama-era regulations on carbon dioxide emissions from power plants that the agency is repealing.
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2017-12-18 15:55:13
Thursday, December 7th, 2017      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency could launch a public debate about climate change as soon as January, Administrator Scott Pruitt said on Thursday, as the agency unwinds Obama-era initiatives to fight global warming.
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2017-12-07 16:15:48
Tuesday, December 5th, 2017      Leave a Comment
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China firms accused of violating environmental regulations paid fines totaling 1.02 billion yuan ($154 million) in the first 10 months of 2017, up 48 percent from a year earlier, the environment ministry said on Wednesday.
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2017-12-05 21:11:34
Thursday, November 30th, 2017      Leave a Comment
(Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on Thursday it will require fuel companies to blend slightly more biofuels into the nation's gasoline and diesel next year, angering oil refiners who view them as a competitive threat.
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2017-11-30 10:58:32
Tuesday, November 14th, 2017      Leave a Comment
OSLO (Reuters) - Norway's plan for Arctic oil exploration is unconstitutional because it violates the right to a healthy environment, a lawyer for Greenpeace and the Nature and Youth environmental group told an Oslo court on Tuesday.
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2017-11-14 08:33:42
Thursday, November 2nd, 2017      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A bipartisan group in the U.S. House of Representatives has called on the Environmental Protection Agency to recognize "the significant pitfalls and costs" of renewable fuel standards in its future rulemaking and enact "well-rounded" biofuel policies.
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2017-11-02 09:55:32