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Wyoming Coal Country Pivots, Reluctantly, to Wind Farms

13 hours ago   |   NY Times

In the heart of coal country, the town of Rawlins will soon be home to one of the nation's largest wind farms. But pride in the fossil fuel past remains a powerful force.
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Biden Commerce Chief Says Steel, Aluminum Tariffs ‘Effective'

14 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

Tariffs that Donald Trump placed on foreign steel and aluminum have been “effective,” President Joe Biden's commerce secretary said, an indication that the Biden administration...
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Stephen Schaefer's Hollywood & Mine

Stephen Schaefer's Hollywood & Mine

1 day ago   |   Boston Herald

The 71st Berlinale happened this year like so many others happened - virtually. Normally, a citywide feast of cinema that attracts literally thousands of moviegoers...
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US conservationists, mining firms vie for Minnesota wilderness

1 day ago   |   Al Jazeera

A fight for the future of Minnesota's economy is pitting mining advocates against the outdoor tourism industry.
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Manchin, Stabenow push $8B tax credit to bring factories for former coal sites

Manchin, Stabenow push $8B tax credit to bring factories for former coal sites

1 day ago   |   Politico

Sens. Joe Manchin and Debbie Stabenow on Monday will introduce a bill that would spend $8 billion to bring clean energy manufacturing and recycling to former fossil fuel sites...
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Rio Tinto chairman quits over Aboriginal site damage in Australia

2 days ago   |   Al Jazeera

Anglo-Australian mining giant triggered an outcry last year when it blew up the ancient rock shelters at Juukan Gorge.
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Rio Tinto chairman leaving over destruction of sacred sites

2 days ago   |   ABC News

Rio Tinto chairman Simon Thompson says he is accountable for the mining giant destroying sacred Indigenous sites in Australia to access iron ore and he will not seek reelection...
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'Canary in the mine' warning follows new discovery of effects of pollutants on fertility

2 days ago   |   Science Daily

New research has found that shrimp like creatures on the South Coast of England have 70 per cent less sperm than less polluted locations elsewhere in the world. The research...
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How Green Are Electric Vehicles?

2 days ago   |   NY Times

In short: Very green. But plug-in cars still have environmental effects. Here's a guide to the main issues and how they might be addressed.
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Bitcoin surges toward $50,000 amid China's latest crypto crackdown

Bitcoin surges toward $50,000 amid China's latest crypto crackdown

2 days ago   |   RT

The world's top cryptocurrency, bitcoin, continued to rally on Tuesday, pushing above $49,000 during early trading. The rally comes as the Chinese government plans to ban...
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Texas power grid operator overcharged companies $16B during winter freeze

Texas power grid operator overcharged companies $16B during winter freeze

The Electric Reliability Council of Texas made a massive error that resulted in $16 billion in overcharges last month when millions of residents were left without power after a... Read more ...

Gilgeous-Alexander has 33, helps Thunder rally past Spurs

Gilgeous-Alexander has 33, helps Thunder rally past Spurs

SAN ANTONIO - Shai Gilgeous-Alexander had 33 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder rallied in the second half to beat the San Antonio Spurs 107-102 on Thursday night and snap a... Read more ...

Creighton's Greg McDermott suspended indefinitely for ‘plantation' comments

Creighton's Greg McDermott suspended indefinitely for ‘plantation' comments

Creighton men's basketball coach Greg McDermott has been suspended from all team activities indefinitely for his “plantation” comments last week, the school athletic director... Read more ...

Lightning top Blackhawks on Hedman's horn-beating OT goal

Lightning top Blackhawks on Hedman's horn-beating OT goal

CHICAGO - Victor Hedman scored 4:59 into overtime, with the puck barely over the line at the horn, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Chicago Blackhawks 3-2 on Thursday night... Read more ...

Martin scores 2 to help Islanders beat Sabres 5-2

Martin scores 2 to help Islanders beat Sabres 5-2

UNIONDALE, N.Y. - Matt Martin scored twice and the New York Islanders beat the Buffalo Sabres 5-2 on Thursday night in the opener of a three-game series. Read more ...

Flyers overcame early 3-goal deficit to stun Penguins 4-3

Flyers overcame early 3-goal deficit to stun Penguins 4-3

PITTSBURGH - Philadelphia Flyers coach Alain Vigneault pointed to his team's three-game set in Pittsburgh as a potential turning point. A chance to figure out just where the... Read more ...

Tatum scores 27, Celtics outlast depleted Raptors 132-125

Tatum scores 27, Celtics outlast depleted Raptors 132-125

BOSTON - Jayson Tatum had 27 points and 12 rebounds and the Boston Celtics won their fourth straight game, outlasting the short-handed Toronto Raptors 132-125 on Thursday night. Read more ...

UNMC doctor stresses COVID-19 vaccines as safe and effective

UNMC doctor stresses COVID-19 vaccines as safe and effective

Dr. Mark Rupp says the Johnson & Johnson, Moderna and Pfizer vaccines are all "tremendously effective" against COVID-19. Read more ...

Trump State Department appointee Federico Klein arrested in connection with...

Trump State Department appointee Federico Klein arrested in connection with Capitol riots

Summary List Placement The FBI arrested Federico Klein, a former State Department aide appointed by former President Donald Trump, in connection with the January 6 Capitol... Read more ...

No. 2 Michigan wraps up Big Ten, beats Michigan State 69-50

No. 2 Michigan wraps up Big Ten, beats Michigan State 69-50

ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Franz Wagner scored 19 points, Hunter Dickinson added 14 and No. 2 Michigan wrapped up the Big Ten title with a 69-50 victory over rival Michigan State on... Read more ...