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The San Onofre and Diablo Canyon nuclear power plants. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Seems Divided Over EPA Mercury Limits

The Supreme Court’s conservative justices cast doubt Wednesday on the Obama administration’s first-ever regulations aimed at reducing power plant emissions of mercury and other hazardous air pollutants.

03/26/2015

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GOP Lawmaker Targets Obama Climate Plan

House Republicans targeted a key element of President Obama’s strategy for fighting climate change, releasing a bill to delay the Obama administration’s plan to limit carbon pollution.

03/24/2015

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Congressional Democrats Seek To Step Up Fracking Oversight

Democrats on a congressional oversight panel are stepping up their investigation into how well states are regulating the disposal of oil and gas waste, citing continuing public concern about the potential environmental and health risks of hydraulic fracturing.

02/17/2015

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EPA: Keystone XL’s Climate Impacts Need To Be Revisited

With the recent dip in oil prices, the Environmental Protection Agency wants the State Department to “revisit” how much of a toll the Keystone XL oil pipeline would have on global warming.

02/04/2015

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Record $14 Million Fine In Henderson Pollution Case

A company that manufactures titanium jet parts faces a record $14 million fine for illegally making and disposing of a chemical in Henderson.

05/14/2014

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“Fix A Leak Week”

Environmental Protection Agency urges homeowners to check around their homes to help conserve water

03/18/2014

File photo of Utah Gov. Gary Herbert. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Gov. Sends Letter Supporting Anti-Pollution Effort

Gov. Gary Herbert is throwing his support behind a federal program that sets more stringent standards for vehicle emissions.

06/24/2013

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The Unclean Truth: How Five Cities Stack Up On Recycling

From the East Coast to the West Coast, recycling is a big issue for local governments.

12/26/2012

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EPA Gives OK To Coal Power Plant

A coal-fired power plant outside Las Vegas will continue to operate.

08/16/2012