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  • Firefighter killed battling massive California blaze

    Firefighter killed battling massive California blaze
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A firefighter was killed on Thursday while battling a mammoth California wildfire as crews sought to protect coastal cities and towns in the path of flames that have destroyed more than 700 homes.
  • EPA seeks input to rework rule on lead in drinking water

    EPA seeks input to rework rule on lead in drinking water
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on Thursday it will seek input from state and local officials as it considers how to rework a 1991 rule meant to protect people from lead and copper contamination in drinking water.
  • Missouri issues first fines over misuse of farm chemical in 2016

    Missouri issues first fines over misuse of farm chemical in 2016
    CHICAGO (Reuters) - Missouri has issued its first fines over the misuse of a farm chemical in 2016 that went on to be linked in different formulations to widespread U.S. crop damage this year, the state said on Thursday.
  • Oasis star Liam Gallagher lends voice to Christmas climate change campaign

    Oasis star Liam Gallagher lends voice to Christmas climate change campaign
    LONDON (Reuters) - Former Oasis front man Liam Gallagher has lent his distinctive voice to a Christmas-themed video produced by an activist group highlighting climate change.
  • U.S. weather forecaster sees La Niņa chances exceeding 80 percent

    U.S. weather forecaster sees La Niņa chances exceeding 80 percent
    (Reuters) - A U.S. government weather forecaster on Thursday said La Niņa conditions are predicted to continue through the Northern Hemisphere winter 2017-18.
 
 
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  • Public speaks out against Pruitt?s effort to reopen a loophole for super-polluting glider trucks

    Public speaks out against Pruitt?s effort to reopen a loophole for super-polluting glider trucks
    Public health experts, freight truck manufacturers and truck dealers sent a shared message to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt at a recent public hearing ? don?t reopen a loophole for super-polluting glider trucks. Glider trucks are new freight trucks that have used engines installed in them. Those older engines emit harmful soot and […]
  • The accelerating market for zero emission trucks

    The accelerating market for zero emission trucks
    The recent reveal of the Tesla semi-truck is  garnering  attention for the role zero emission vehicles can play in the future of trucking. Much of the excitement around zero emission trucks stems from the fact that medium-and-heavy duty trucks ? critical tools of our modern economy that operate daily in our neighborhoods and communities — […]
  • EPA's Pruitt Tries to Open a Loophole to Allow Super-Polluting Trucks on Our Roads

    EPA's Pruitt Tries to Open a Loophole to Allow Super-Polluting Trucks on Our Roads
    Have you ever seen a truck belching black soot as you drive on the highway and wondered, ?isn?t that level of pollution illegal?? We see less and less of that these days, thanks to common sense standards from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that protect us from this harmful, excessive pollution. But that progress is […]
  • Why Honeycutt is such an alarming choice for EPA's science advisory panel

    Why Honeycutt is such an alarming choice for EPA's science advisory panel
    Michael Honeycutt ? the man set to lead the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency?s prestigious Science Advisory Board ? has spent most of his career as a credentialed counterpoint against almost anything the EPA has proposed to protect human health. Fortunately, his lone voice for the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality rarely carried beyond the Lone […]
  • It?s now, it?s us, it?s not over ? the top 7 takeaways from the new climate change report

    It?s now, it?s us, it?s not over ? the top 7 takeaways from the new climate change report
    The U.S. government recently released the Climate Science Special Report (CSSR) ? the work of fifty climate science experts who compiled and analyzed the latest knowledge about the physical science of climate change from more than 1,500 scientific journal articles and reports. The CSSR is often referred to as the first volume of the Fourth […]