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Fracking rules expected to be finished in September

By Zack Colman | 08/29/14 01:42 PM

Fracking rules expected to be finished in September

The rules proposed by the Interior Department's Bureau of Land Management would institute guidelines governing the drilling method on public and tribal land.
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Protesters who blocked coal shipment set for trial

Protesters who blocked coal shipment set for trial

By PHILIP MARCELO | 08/31/14 02:41 PM

Two men who used an old lobster boat to block a coal shipment to New England's largest coal-burning power plant say they plan to argue at trial that their actions were necessary because of the threat posed by climate change.
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Feds want nuclear waste train, but nowhere to go

Feds want nuclear waste train, but nowhere to go

By RAY HENRY | 08/31/14 01:44 PM

The U.S. government is looking for trains to haul radioactive waste from nuclear power plants to disposal sites. Too bad those trains have nowhere to go.
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