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  1. EPA: Ozone level in Scott Co. exceeds new threshold for first timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    In this March 16, 2011, file photo, exhaust rises from smokestacks in front of piles of coal in Thompsons, Texas. A federal appeals court on Tuesday ordered the Environmental Protection Agency to relax some limits it set on smokestack emissions that cross state lines and taint downwind areas with air pollution from power plants they can't control.

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  2. Harvard Study Finds $38 Billion Economic Benefit From EPA's Carbon RuleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | ThinkProgress

    In this March 16, 2011, file photo, exhaust rises from smokestacks in front of piles of coal in Thompsons, Texas. A federal appeals court on Tuesday ordered the Environmental Protection Agency to relax some limits it set on smokestack emissions that cross state lines and taint downwind areas with air pollution from power plants they can't control.

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  3. Satellite imagery helps NASA find unreported sources of air pollutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | Christian Science Monitor

    In a recent collaborative study, NASA, along with Environment and Climate Change Canada and two universities, located major previously unknown sources of air pollution. Exhaust rises from smokestacks in front of piles of coal at NRG Energy's W.A. Parish Electric Generating Station in Thompsons, Texas, in March 2011.

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  4. How NASA found previously unreported sources of air pollutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | Christian Science Monitor

    In a recent collaborative study, NASA, along with Environment and Climate Change Canada and two universities, located major previously unknown sources of air pollution. Exhaust rises from smokestacks in front of piles of coal at NRG Energy's W.A. Parish Electric Generating Station in Thompsons, Texas, in March 2011.

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  5. Fort Bend Residents Brace for More FloodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2016 | KIII

    ... in Fort Bend County because of rising flood water. LaRoyce Thompson and his family evacuated from their home in Thompsons Thursday morning. TX Task Force 1 along with the National Guard used a military vehicle to get them out. "It's said, that's all ...

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  6. Don't abandon EPA clean air regulationsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2016 | MySanAntonio.com

    In this file photo, exhaust rises from smokestacks in front of piles of coal in Thompsons, Texas. A growing body of scientific findings shows that from asthma to heat stroke to Lyme disease, Americans already face increased health risks associated with climate change.

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  7. Bid to mine 600 million tons of coal on U.S. federal lands tests Obama's green agendaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2016 | The Japan Times

    Piles of coal lie at NRG Energy's W.A. Parish Electric Generating Station in Thompsons, Texas. The plant, which operates natural gas and coal-fired units, is one of the largest power plants in the United States.

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  8. Texas Needs EPA Help To Enforce Its Environmental Laws, Groups SayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2016 | ThinkProgress

    Exhaust rises from smokestacks in front of piles of coal at NRG Energy's W.A. Parish Electric Generating Station in Thompsons, Texas. The conservative state of Texas has for years scaled back its pollution laws as it sought to keep a business-friendly atmosphere, all to the dismay of environmentalists.

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  9. ERCOT predicts Obama's CO2 plan won't close as many coal plants as expectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2015 | Dallas Morning News

    Exhaust rises from smokestacks in front of piles of coal at NRG Energy's W.A. Parish Electric Generating Station in Thompsons, Texas, near Houston. New analysis from Texas' power grid operator predicts far less of the state's coal plants will need to close to comply with new federal carbon emissions rules.

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