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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Monday paved the way for new curbs on emissions from passenger jets by ruling that greenhouse gases from airplanes endanger public health.
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2016-07-25 12:57:13
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China has ordered special teams to begin inspecting steel mills across the country to see how well they are complying with tough new pollution rules, its environment ministry said on Monday.
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2016-07-25 03:08:36
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Environmental Protection Agency will as soon as Monday finalize a scientific finding that greenhouse gases from aviation endanger human health, obligating the United States to regulate emissions from commercial aircraft, sources told Reuters.
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2016-07-22 15:37:30
Wednesday, July 13th, 2016      Leave a Comment
TEGUCIGALPA (Reuters) - Honduran police have arrested three men for the murder of Lesbia Urquia, an environmental activist who fought against hydroelectric and mining projects on indigenous lands in the Central American country, authorities said on Wednesday.
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2016-07-13 15:48:04
Friday, July 8th, 2016      Leave a Comment
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China will send inspection teams to eight more provinces and regions to see how well they are complying with state environment rules and fighting the country's war on pollution, the environment ministry said.
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2016-07-08 02:13:03
Tuesday, July 5th, 2016      Leave a Comment
Wind and solar energy projects are set to be the big winners of the state’s ambitious renewable energy targetsTwo years ago Rob Stokes, the then environment minister for New South Wales, promised that his state could become Australia’s answer to California in the clean energy industry. “We are making NSW No 1 in energy and environmental policy,” Stokes, a Liberal, told the Clean Energy Week gathering in Sydney in July 2014
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2016-07-05 19:16:00
Friday, June 17th, 2016      Leave a Comment
HOUSTON (Reuters) - A Republican-led congressional committee sought on Friday to assert oversight over inquiries that about 20 states are making into Exxon Mobil and climate change, reiterating demands to know more about state attorneys general's consultations with environmental groups.
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2016-06-17 19:40:00
Thursday, May 12th, 2016      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday published the first U.S. regulations to reduce methane emissions from new or modified oil and gas facilities, one of the key remaining pieces of the Obama administration's climate change strategy.
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2016-05-12 11:55:00
Thursday, May 12th, 2016      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday published the first U.S. regulations to target methane emissions from new or modified oil and gas facilities, one of the key remaining pieces of the Obama administration's climate change strategy.
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2016-05-12 10:07:18
Wednesday, May 11th, 2016      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Environmental Protection Agency will unveil on Thursday a rule to target methane emissions from new or modified oil and gas facilities, the first regulations to tackle the greenhouse gas from the sector, two sources briefed on the matter said.
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2016-05-11 20:14:53
Monday, April 25th, 2016      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Billionaire environmental activist Tom Steyer's super PAC launched a $25 million youth voter drive on Monday in seven political battleground states to help elect candidates that champion climate change policies in November's general election.
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2016-04-25 11:44:23
Friday, April 15th, 2016      Leave a Comment
HOUSTON (Reuters) - A coalition of U.S. state attorneys general received guidance from well-known climate scientists and environmental lawyers in March as some of them opened investigations into Exxon Mobil for allegedly misleading the public about climate change risks, documents seen by Reuters showed
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2016-04-15 18:21:49
Wednesday, April 13th, 2016      Leave a Comment
The environment minister, Greg Hunt, announces six new directors who have been appointed for a two-year termThe government has appointed six new directors to the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (Arena) board, to be headed by a new chairman, Martijn Wilder, an environmental markets lawyer.The appointments of Arena’s former board members expired in January, leaving it governed by the environment department secretary, Gordon de Brouwer
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2016-04-13 00:37:43
Tuesday, April 12th, 2016      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Three environmental groups filed a lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday to press for faster action in setting limits on greenhouse gas emissions from U.S. aircraft.
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2016-04-12 16:12:16
Tuesday, April 12th, 2016      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Three environmental groups filed a lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday to press for faster action in setting limits on greenhouse gas emissions from the U.S. aviation industry.
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2016-04-12 14:19:42