December

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Wind industry blows off worker safety

The wind industry has an ongoing situation that needs to be remedied; they have fallen short on worker safety.

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New bill would open the way to cleaner ports

Members of Congress are stepping up the fight to overturn a longstanding roadblock to cleaning up air pollution affecting some 87 million people living near major U.S. ports.

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GOP sets oil pipeline as condition for payroll tax cut for workers

Republicans are holding payroll tax cuts hostage to their scheme to approve an environmentally devastating oil pipeline extension.

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Poisoned water, endangered turtles: the shell-shocking effects of fracking

On Dec. 8, for the first time, federal environmental experts linked underground water pollution with fracking,

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Scientists may give Earth some sunscreen

Apparently, the world could use some sunshades. At least, that is one of the many options being considered.