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  1. Brazil's indigenous people stage protest against loss of rights and landRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Borehamwood and Elstree Times

    ... grazing and other business interests and could have serious implications for Brazil's ability to protect its environment and stem deforestation. In front of the Justice Ministry, a handful of people lied down on a Brazilian flag and a sign that read ...

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  2. Embattled but defiant, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt tells Congress he has 'nothing to hide'Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | KBMT

    ... by groups who want to stop deregulation. "You have failed as a steward of taxpayer dollars and of America's environment," Rep. Paul Tonko, D-N.Y., who chairs the Environment Subcommittee where Pruitt testified Thursday morning, told the ...

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  3. Brazil's indigenous protest to defend their rights, landsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    ... grazing and other business interests and could have serious implications for Brazil's ability to protect its environment and stem deforestation. "There are lots of threats: orders, decrees, every type of document that they want to reduce our land, ...

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  4. China's electric carmakers shine at Beijing auto showRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... cent of the electric vehicle market by 2020 and 80 percent by 2025. Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla motors, compared the environment to "competing in an Olympic race wearing lead shoes", in a tweet to United States President Donald Trump last month. Roughly ...

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  5. Maldives Government: Where's Our Climate Cash?Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | NorCalBlogs

    Maldives Environment Minister Thoriq Ibrahim has warned that unless the Maldives gets its climate cash before 2020, the 1.5C global warming limit will be breached. If rich countries fail to live up to their promises over the next two years, they condemn small islands to catastrophic warming impacts, says Maldives minister A recent report found that unless bold climate action is taken in the next couple of years - before 2020 - it may become impossible to hold global warming below 1.5C.

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  6. Toledo Zoo welcomes new orangutanRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Toledo Blade

    ... keepers are not concerned. He is eating and will still interact with staff while he begins adjusting to his new environment. "He's confused, a little shell-shocked. It's to be expected," Mr. Wemett said. "It will take a few days for him to adjust, ...

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  7. Scott Pruitt blames ambassador for talking up energy exports in MoroccoRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

    ... travel and security costs in response to a letter by Sen. Tom Carper of Delaware, the top Democrat on the Environment and Public Works Committee. Carper also asked the EPA watchdog to probe the focus of Pruitt's trip and his focus on liquefied ...

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  8. 'I have nothing to hide' Pruitt tells Congress as he faces ethics controversiesRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

    ... said Rep. Paul Tonko, a New York Democrat. "You have failed as a steward of American taxpayer dollars, and our environment." "If I were the president, I wouldn't want your help," Pallone told Pruitt. "I would get rid of you." Democrats repeatedly ...

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  9. Glad to see climate change at forefront of Congress raceRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Denton Publications

    ... expect no less. I would like to point out that Dylan Ratigan was recently criticized for not mentioning the environment on his website, but in fact he does mention it on the "Energy" page and has been outspoken about climate change for years. In a ...

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  10. Republicans criticize Democratic lawmakers for asking Pruitt questions about his ethics scandalsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

    Surrounded by security agents, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt steps out of his armored SUV as he arrives to testify before the House Energy and Commerce Committee's Environment Subcommittee outside the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill April 26, 2018 in Washington, DC. On Thursday morning, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt appeared before the House Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Environment for the first of two hearings on Capitol Hill.

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  11. EPA Chief Pruitt Says Attacks Are Driven by Opposition to TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

    ... personnel processes had been bypassed. "You have failed as a steward of American taxpayer dollars and our environment," Mr. Tonko said. The full committee's chairman, Rep. Greg Walden (R., Ore.) asked Mr. Pruitt how his agency made spending ...

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  12. Scott Pruitt Continues His Favors for Big Polluters and Puts Our Families at RiskRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Sierra

    ... more concerned with pushing the agenda of wealthy coal executives rather than doing his job to protect the environment and the health of the people who are suffering from the pollution created by coal plants. Nothing better illustrates this than the ...

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  13. Editorial: Pruitt offers up another gift to pollutersRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Daily Camera

    In this file photo taken on June 27, 2017, Environmental Protection Agency director Scott Pruitt testifies about the fiscal year 2018 budget during a Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies hearing in Washington, DC. Environmental Protection Agency director Scott Pruitt proposed a new rule Tuesday that he insisted would enhance "transparency," but which critics described as a thinly veiled attack on the use of science and scientific studies to craft regulations aimed at protecting the environment.

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  14. Council approves new fixed penalty notices to tackle fly-tippingRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Freepressseries.co.uk

    ... to fines and costs issued by courts for like offences. "Fly-tipping blights our communities and it damages our environment," said Andrew Long and David Thompson, both from Torfaen's public protection team, in the report. "These powers will provide ...

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  15. Rubbish dumped on country lanes around WorcesterRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Worcester News

    ... costs the taxpayer thousands of pounds ever year in clean-up costs and has a real impact on the local environment. "We encourage residents to report fly-tipping on our website and remember to always check someone has a waste carrier licence before ...

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  16. U.S. lawmakers assail EPA chief over ethical misstepsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Press-Enterprise

    ... is being spent appropriately. So there continue to be serious questions," said Barrasso, chairman of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee. "We'll see what comes out of the hearings."

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  17. Exelon Announces Plan to Further Reduce Its Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 15 PercentRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Galveston County Daily News

    Apr 26, 2018--As part of its ongoing commitment to protect the environment, Exelon announced today it is setting a goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from its internal operations by 15 percent by 2022. This marks the third in a series of greenhouse gas commitments Exelon has undertaken, with the first two programs resulting in the avoidance of more than 67.8 million metric tons of emissions -- the equivalent of taking 14.5 million vehicles off the road for a year.

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  18. Acidimeter Market: Granular View of the Market from Various End-Use SegmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | SBWire

    ... made certain rules to maintain a low level of acidity in the fluids in order to decrease the pollutants in the environment. Request Sample@ The biggest restraint to ...

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  19. HEa S Out: Jackson Withdraws From V.a. Secretary Nomination ProcessRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | WMAL-AM Washington

    ... about the White House physician's behavior. Whistleblowers who spoke to the panel described a "toxic" work environment under Jackson's leadership and questionable behavior, including excessive drinking, CNN has reported. On Wednesday, before the ...

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  20. Embattled but defiant, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt tells Congress he has 'nothing to hide'Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | WFAA-TV Dallas

    ... phone booth in Pruitt's office last year. "You have failed as a steward of taxpayer dollars and of America's environment," Rep. Paul Tonko, D-N.Y., who chairs the Environment Subcommittee where Pruitt testified Thursday morning, told the ...

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