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BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil will allow environmental transgressors to exchange millionaire fines for recovery works at a discount, the environment minister said on Thursday, in a bid to reduce litigation and raise funds for projects in times of austerity.
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2017-08-17 20:50:03
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency used too strict of a test when it denied Sinclair Oil Corp's request for an exemption from the country's biofuel regulations, a U.S. appeals court ruled on Tuesday.
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2017-08-15 16:24:37
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LONDON (Reuters) - Former U.S. Vice President Al Gore said on Friday that President Donald Trump's rejection of the Paris climate change agreement was fueling, rather than weakening, momentum among environmental activists.
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2017-08-11 14:03:15
Thursday, August 3rd, 2017      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Environmental Protection Agency will reject a proposed overhaul of the U.S. biofuels program that would have shifted blending responsibility away from refining companies further down the fuel supply chain, three sources familiar with the matter told Reuters on Thursday
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2017-08-03 15:31:17
Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017      Leave a Comment
(Reuters) - Volkswagen AG , trying to put a massive emissions-cheating scandal behind it, has asked a U.S. judge to reject a lawsuit by Wyoming potentially seeking more than $1 billion in additional penalties for environment damages.
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2017-08-02 10:26:12
Tuesday, July 25th, 2017      Leave a Comment
(Reuters) - The U.S. electric industry knew as far back as 1968 that burning fossil fuels might cause global warming, but cast doubt on the science of climate change and ramped up coal use for decades afterward, an environmental watchdog group said on Tuesday.
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2017-07-25 09:16:30
Tuesday, July 11th, 2017      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is in the early stages of launching a debate about climate change that could air on television – challenging scientists to prove the widespread view that global warming is a serious threat, the head of the agency said.
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2017-07-11 19:28:09
Thursday, July 6th, 2017      Leave a Comment
MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines' new environment minister has lifted a restriction on issuing environmental permits to projects, including mine exploration and development, reversing a previous order by his controversial predecessor dismissed in May.
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2017-07-06 04:52:02
Wednesday, July 5th, 2017      Leave a Comment
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Wednesday was set to propose requiring fuel companies to blend 19.24 billion gallons of renewable fuels in the nation's fuel supply, down slightly from 2017 levels, according to two industry sources.
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2017-07-05 10:58:54
Wednesday, July 5th, 2017      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration will soon begin a review that will question the veracity of the climate change science used by President Barack Obama's administration as the basis for environmental regulations.
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2017-07-05 08:21:26
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Tuesday, June 27th, 2017      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. watchdog group filed a lawsuit in a federal court on Tuesday to force the Environmental Protection Agency to release communications with billionaire investor Carl Icahn, who it says tried to influence biofuels policy for personal gain.
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2017-06-27 13:20:50
Monday, June 26th, 2017      Leave a Comment
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's energy regulator, CRE, gave the go-ahead on Monday to an increase in the ethanol content in gasoline for domestic consumption to as much as 10 percent, from 5.8 percent currently, even as environmental groups warned the action would worsen pollution.
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2017-06-26 15:30:29
Wednesday, June 21st, 2017      Leave a Comment
(Reuters) - U.S. Democratic lawmakers asked Environmental Protection Agency head Scott Pruitt on Wednesday to disclose procedures to prevent billionaire Carl Icahn from influencing U.S. biofuels policy for personal gain.
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2017-06-21 12:12:39
Thursday, June 15th, 2017      Leave a Comment
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is expected to propose renewable fuel use requirements for 2018 as soon as this week, five sources told Reuters this week, and traders expect no changes to conventional targets and modest increases to biofuel volumes.
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2017-06-15 11:36:45
Wednesday, June 14th, 2017      Leave a Comment
OSLO (Reuters) - Oslo airport is importing renewable jet fuel made from waste cooking oil in California, stirring criticism that shipping and trucking it more than 16,000 kilometers (10,000 miles) undercuts environmental benefits.
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2017-06-14 09:52:13