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  • GE, Invenergy build wind farm in Oklahoma, biggest in the U.S.

    GE, Invenergy build wind farm in Oklahoma, biggest in the U.S.
    (Reuters) - Power development company Invenergy LLC and General Electric Co on Wednesday announced plans to build the largest wind farm in the United States in Oklahoma, part of a $4.5 billion project to provide electricity to 1.1 million utility customers in the region.
  • Canada top court rules for aboriginals on seismic testing permits

    Canada top court rules for aboriginals on seismic testing permits
    OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada's top court on Wednesday handed aboriginals a partial victory on the need to be consulted on resource projects, throwing out permits to conduct seismic testing for oil and gas in the north but dismissing a separate attempt to quash changes to an Enbridge Inc pipeline.
  • Electric cars win? Britain to ban new petrol and diesel cars from 2040

    Electric cars win? Britain to ban new petrol and diesel cars from 2040
    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will ban the sale of new petrol and diesel cars from 2040 in an attempt to reduce air pollution that could herald the end of over a century of reliance on the internal combustion engine.
  • Crews gain ground against Montana wildfire, largest in U.S.

    Crews gain ground against Montana wildfire, largest in U.S.
    (Reuters) - Fire crews gained ground on Tuesday against a nearly week-old wildfire that has torched more than two dozens buildings and charred hundreds of square miles of Montana prairie and is currently the biggest fire burning in the United States.
  • Japanese companies plan hydrogen supply chain project

    Japanese companies plan hydrogen supply chain project
    TOKYO (Reuters) - A consortium of Japanese companies plans to launch what it says is world's first hydrogen supply chain demonstration project, part of the country's goal of becoming a "hydrogen society".
 
 
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  • Electric vehicles enter the here and now

    Electric vehicles enter the here and now
    The high level of confidence that automotive industry leaders have in the future of electric vehicles (EV?s) has been on full display recently. In just the past few weeks: Tesla?s Model 3 started to roll off the assembly line Daimler announced a $740 million investment to produce EV batteries in China Cummins noted it would […]
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  • Pruitt listens to industry ? not the public ? on important decisions that affect public health

    Pruitt listens to industry ? not the public ? on important decisions that affect public health
    My EDF colleagues and fellow attorneys won an important victory for public health this month when the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals rejected an effort by EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt to suspend vital limits on oil and gas pollution.  There?s an important detail to this story that you might have missed. Turns out the public […]
  • Huge Antarctic iceberg breaks off. Here's why it worries scientists.

    Huge Antarctic iceberg breaks off. Here's why it worries scientists.
    This post was co-authored by Mason Fried, a Ph.D. student of glaciology at the University of Texas Institute for Geophysics. It originally appeared on EDF Voices. Scientists watched with alarm this week as the fourth-largest ice shelf in Antarctica rapidly broke apart, causing an enormous, Delaware-size iceberg to float into the Southern Ocean. Scientists had been […]
  • Cleaning the air saves lives and creates an engine for job growth

    Cleaning the air saves lives and creates an engine for job growth
    The Clean Air Act has a long, well-documented history of reducing pollution, and thus improving ? and often even saving ? lives in America. This bedrock law represents one of the greatest environmental and health success stories in the world. Gross Domestic Product in the U.S. has grown 246 percent over the life of the […]