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Trump Taxpayer-Funded Coal and Nuclear Bailout Decried as 'Breathtaking Abuse of Authority'
Critics called the plan an "outrageous ploy" by Trump "to help his rich friends" at the expense of Americans' pocketbooks and the environment
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Lumps of coal News
'History Going in the Wrong Direction' as Worst Form of Black Lung Disease Rises Again
Researchers "surprised by the magnitude of the problem"
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air pollution News
Senate Confirms Coal Lobbyist as #2 at EPA as Trump Moves to Slash Clean Air Rules
The president just granted "a polluter's dream" while federal lawmakers approved "Big Oil's backup plan in case Scott Pruitt finally drowns in his own corruption."
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There You Have It: Emails Confirm Coal, Oil, and Gas Extraction Drove Shrinking of National Monuments
"The evidence of just how embedded Trump and Zinke are with the dirty energy of the past could not be clearer."
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A 2012 photo by advocacy group Appalachian Voices shows "a horrific mess more than three years after" the coal ash disaster at the Kingston Fossil Plant in Tenn. took place. (Photo: Appalachian Voices/flickr/cc) News
Ending Rules to Curb 'Silent, Tasteless Killer,' Pruitt Makes It Easier for Polluters to Poison Nation's Water
Polluters wanted the Obama-era regulations weakend. Obsequious Pruitt just obliged.
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Citing 'Urgent Threat' of Climate Crisis, 236 US Mayors Denounce Trump's Attack on Clean Power Plan
"No one is insulated from the impacts of climate change—people in cities of all sizes, along with suburban and rural communities are all at risk."
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SunPower is halting a $20 million expansion that would have created hundreds of American jobs in one of the country's fastest-growing sectors, as a result of President Donald Trump's tariffs on solar imports. News
Trump-Imposed Tariffs Claim First Victim as Solar Company Halts Hiring, $20 Million Expansion
"It's not hypothetical. These were positions that we were recruiting for that we are going to stop."
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Green Groups Welcome Regulators Rejection of Perry's "Ludicrous" Plan to Bail Out Coal and Nuclear Industries
"No matter how forceful industry lobbying, the market factors simply dictate that nuclear and coal power plants should be replaced by cheaper, cleaner, and safer solar and wind power."
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EPA Head Pruitt Attempts to Redefine Environmentalism as Excuse to Pollute the Planet
"I find myself wondering whether Scott Pruitt actually believes this stuff, or if he's a careful student of George Orwell."
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'Sham': EPA Ripped for Holding Lone Public Hearing on Clean Power Plan Repeal in Coal Country
"The EPA is having this hearing here because they think everyone in West Virginia opposes the Clean Power Plan. We're going to show them differently," said one Sierra Club organizer
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