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Electricity cables as steam is vented at a coal fueled power plant in Underwood, North Dakota.

Photograph by Daniel Acker/Bloomberg

Electricity cables as steam is vented at a coal fueled power plant in Underwood, North Dakota.

House Environmental Record Worst in Four Decades: League

House Republicans in 2013 had the worst environmental voting record in four decades, according to advocates for action to cut coal-plant pollution, preserve more federal land and combat global warming. In its annual Congress scorecard, the League of Conservation Voters...

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A petrochemical refinery located along the Houston ship channel in Houston, Texas. Photograph by F. Carter Smith/Bloomberg

A petrochemical refinery located along the Houston ship channel in Houston, Texas. Photograph by F. Carter Smith/Bloomberg

Climate Change, Obama Re-Elect: Mandate for Environmental Action?

“Winning” is everything. In politics, in particular. So says the League of Conservation Voters, celebrating the outcome of Election Day with a champagne-popping ad saying “the other side may have spent millions,” but look who won. They’re talking about clean...

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