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Boston protesters rally against gas pipeline

By PHILIP MARCELO | 07/30/14 07:28 PM

BOSTON (AP) — Opponents of expanding a natural gas pipeline through northwestern Massachusetts rallied on Boston Common on Wednesday, asking Gov. Deval Patrick to rescind his support for a new tax on New Englanders' electricity bills to help subsidize it. The protest, attended by hundreds of...
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Panel wants TEPCO execs charged over nuke crisis

By MARI YAMAGUCHI | 07/31/14 08:58 AM

TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese judicial panel has recommended that three former executives of the utility that operates the damaged Fukushima nuclear plant face criminal charges over their role in the disaster. A document released by the panel on Thursday showed it voted in favor of indicting...
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Tri-state coal interests rally before hearings

By JOE MANDAK | 07/30/14 03:55 PM

PITTSBURGH (AP) — More than 2,000 union workers and others organized by the coal industry in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia joined top state elected officials Wednesday to rally against proposed stricter federal pollution regulations for coal-burning power plants. The rally came a day...
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