Minn. regulators recommend against $6.5B pipeline project.

Officials in Minnesota will recommend the state utilities commission reject a permit for an $6.5 billion pipeline project due to cross the state.

Minn. regulators recommend against $6.5B pipeline project

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Energy Dept. report aims to boost coal, nuclear power.

A new federal study into the changing electricity sector mostly affirms the market-driven decline of coal and nuclear power while providing a series of policy recommendations to boost the two fuels.

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Greens sue EPA over toxic chemical rules.

Several environmental groups are challenging new chemical safety regulations issued by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

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Penalties assessed by EPA decline under Trump, study finds.

Civil penalties assessed by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) are 60 percent lower so far under President Trump than at the same point in each of the last three administrations, according to a report released Thursday. 

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United States going it alone on climate change: What it means.

President Trump’s decision not to sign a Group of 20 declaration on climate change this weekend further isolated the United States on the issue.

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Trump regulators trigger pollution fight.

The fight over former President Barack Obama’s methane agenda has moved to the courts. 

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EPA halts Obama-era rule on methane pollution.

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has halted an Obama administration rule to cut down on pollution of methane, a greenhouse gas produced at oil and natural gas drilling wells.

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