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U.S. Supreme Court Limits EPA’s Power to Regulate Emissions from Power Plants

The U.S. Supreme Court, in a Thursday opinion, limited the Environmental Protection Agency's(EPA) power to regulate emissions from power plants. Here's what that means for the environment and the fight against climate change.
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US to ‘Scrap Obama’s Climate Change Pledge’ with Controversial Car Plan

The Environmental Protection Agency is looking to weaken greenhouse gas emissions and fuel economy standards for cars – a proposal that seeks to abandon tighter restriction and herald the return of gas guzzling vehicles.
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Why farmers and ranchers think the EPA Clean Water Rule goes too far

President Trump issued an executive order Feb. 28 directing federal agencies to revise the Clean Water Rule, a major regulation published by the Environmental Protection Agency and the Army...
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Why Trump’s EPA is far more vulnerable to attack than Reagan’s or Bush’s

For people concerned with environmental protection, including many EPA employees, there is broad agreement: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is in deep trouble. The Trump administration has begun the...
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EPA Concludes Fracking a Threat to U.S. Water Supplies

Starting in 2008, ProPublica published stories that found hydraulic fracking had damaged drinking water supplies across the country. The reporting examined how fracking in some cases had dislodged methane,...
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Will a weakened EPA set environmental justice back?

President-elect Donald Trump on Dec. 7 nominated Scott Pruitt to head the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Pruitt has close ties with the fossil fuel industry and has been an...
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New EPA Chief Appointed After Months of Delays

After months of Republican stall tactics, Gina McCarthy has officially succeeded Lisa P. Jackson as head of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). This process was months in the making....
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Should MPG Be Replaced By CPM?

We're all familiar with the standard MPG (miles per gallon) rating that the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) puts on that window sticker in every new vehicle. Other countries use a...
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For BMW, Green Automobile Technology Starts At Home

Concept Vehicles and Reality We've all seen and drooled over the latest concept cars, whether they're exceptionally powerful, exceptionally beautiful, or exceptionally green. The sad fact is that there are lots...
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More than 50% of US Waterways in “Poor Shape”

A new nationwide survey released by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has found that more than half of America's waterways are in bad shape. The EPA, which sampled 2,000 locales in...

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The Homeowner’s Guide to Rainwater Harvesting

In this article, we outline why every homeowner should have a rain barrel set up for rainwater harvesting, how to set up your rain barrel, and some of the best uses for rainwater once you collect it.
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9 Food Waste Solutions That Are Basically Habits To Save The Earth

Food waste accounts for up to 29% of the amount of trash each year in the US. Here are 9 effective ways to reduce your food waste at home.
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13 Advantages Of Growing Plants Within A Greenhouse

If you’re considering growing plants inside a greenhouse, here are 13 obdurate advantages you’ll definitely like to know and utilize as well.

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4 Simple Ways to Unclog a Drain Without Harmful Chemicals

There are several inexpensive and non-toxic methods you can use to unclog drains in your home with ingredients you probably already have in your cabinets.
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What You Can (and Shouldn’t!) Burn in Your Fireplace

However you choose to while away the colder winter months, careful consideration of what to burn in the fireplace is one way to make greener choices.
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The Latest Developments and Breakthroughs in Solar

The solar industry has come a long way in just the last few years. The latest developments and breakthroughs in solar technology include longer-lasting solar cells, solar cells that you can print onto flexible surfaces, solar panels that track the sun from east to west throughout the day, and solar power plants that work at night. Here's a breakdown of the breakthroughs we're most excited about.

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