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Inaction could raise climate costs 40 percent, White House says

By Zack Colman | 07/29/14 06:00 AM

Waiting to address climate change would be more costly than acting now, the White House said in a new report.
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Clean-air rules assailed as too much, too little

By DAN ELLIOTTRAY HENRY | 07/29/14 05:52 PM

DENVER (AP) — Hundreds of people across the country lined up Tuesday to tell the Environmental Protection Agency that its new rules for power-plant pollution either go too far or not far enough. The agency is holding hearings this week in Atlanta, Denver, Pittsburgh and Washington on...
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NY commits $27 million to build wood heat industry

By MARY ESCH | 07/29/14 03:31 PM

TROY, N.Y. (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo has launched a $27 million initiative to build the market for high-efficiency, low-emissions wood heating systems in the state. The program, launched Tuesday at Troy-based Evoworld, a maker of high-efficiency wood-pellet boilers, is aimed at developing more...
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