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How Louisiana lawmakers stop residents' efforts to fight big oil and gas

Louisiana has pioneered ways for other states to discourage environmental protests around “critical infrastructure” projects. Much of it can be traced back to efforts by corporate lobbyists.
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Exxon, Chevron face climate protests, reject new resolutions

Exxon Mobil and Chevron both faced protests from environmental activists and some shareholders at their annual meetings Wednesday as they face increasing pressure to do more to combat climate change.
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Climate

Budweiser’s 2019 Super Bowl ad is B.S.

The beer's parent company is using the Super Bowl to send green messages—while associating with two anti-environmental groups.
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Climate

The oil industry’s covert campaign to rewrite American car emissions rules

Energy giants and conservative groups have been aggressively pushing Trump’s rollback of fuel efficiency rules for automobiles, a Times investigation found.
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Justice

Asbestos disease victims wage war against cancer, bill threatening their rights

Asbestos disease robs victims of their lives, and a new bill moving through the Indiana legislature could rob those victims and their families of the rights to hold accountable those who knowingly exposed them.
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$300 billion war beneath the street: Fighting to replace America’s water pipes

Much more is at stake than billions of dollars.

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