Tag: Air pollution

China sets moderate new energy goals for climate change

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BEIJING — China, the world's biggest emitter of greenhouse gases, announced generally moderate new energy and climate targets on Friday that give little sign...

Exxon Mobil ordered to pay $14.25M penalty in pollution case

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HOUSTON — A federal judge ordered Exxon Mobil to pay a $14.25 million civil penalty Tuesday in an 11-year-old lawsuit alleging it violated the...

Biden administration promises focus on environmental justice

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When President Joe Biden made environmental protection a key element of his campaign, he promised to overhaul the federal office that investigates complaints from...

Duke Energy closing southern Indiana power plant early

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NEW ALBANY, Ind. — Duke Energy plans to close a 63-year-old coal-fired power plant in southern Indiana months earlier than had been expected. ...

California rail officials want to tap remaining bond funds

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Officials in charge of California‚Äôs slow-going high-speed rail project want to tap $4.1 billion in bond money to finish ongoing construction...

Indiana lawmakers debate environmental regulation, rollbacks

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INDIANAPOLIS — As Indiana lawmakers debate dozens of bills addressing environmental matters, tensions are flaring over whether the state should adopt greener initiatives or...