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Trump EPA rolls back Obama rule on coal-fired power plants

3 monthes ago   |   By Post Gazette

Environmental Protection Agency chief Andrew Wheeler, a former coal industry lobbyist, signed a replacement rule that gives states leeway in deciding whether to require efficiency upgrades at existing coal plants.
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Trump EPA to unveil gutting of Obama's power plant rule

Trump EPA to unveil gutting of Obama's power plant rule

3 monthes ago   |   By Politicus USA

The Trump administration will unveil a new carbon emission rule for the U.S. power industry on Wednesday to replace an Obama-era regulation to fight climate change that it scrapped for being too hard on the coal industry.
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Trump administration rolls out coal-friendly climate rule

Trump administration rolls out coal-friendly climate rule

3 monthes ago   |   By Politico

The Trump administration on Wednesday issued its long-awaited replacement for former President Barack Obama's most ambitious climate change regulation, rolling back rules in an effort to salvage the declining role of coal in the nation's power supply. Critics charge that the proposal would cripple the fight against climate change, which has emerged as a major issue for Democrats in the 2020 presidential race. The Environmental Protection Agency's rule is a part of the Trump administration campaign to erase greenhouse gas regulations designed to stave off the worst effects of climate...
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Nationals head to first ever World Series after sweeping of Cardinals

Nationals head to first ever World Series after sweeping of Cardinals

For the first time in 86 years, a team from the nation's capital is heading to the World Series. Read more ...

Fact-checking claims from the Democratic debate

Fact-checking claims from the Democratic debate

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Democrats topping field face tough questions at Ohio debate

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Family found living on isolated farm for 9 years ‘waiting for end of time'

Family found living on isolated farm for 9 years ‘waiting for end of time'

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Whitney Houston, Notorious B.I.G. among nominees for 2020 Rock and Roll Hall...

Whitney Houston, Notorious B.I.G. among nominees for 2020 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction

The late musical icons Whitney Houston and the Notorious B.I.G. are among the 16 acts nominated for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's 2020 class. Read more ...

7-year-old Wisconsin boy caught vaping CBD at school

7-year-old Wisconsin boy caught vaping CBD at school

The second-grader said he got the vape device from his mother's purse. Read more ...

AOC to back Bernie Sanders for president at Queens rally this weekend

AOC to back Bernie Sanders for president at Queens rally this weekend

Lefty Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez will endorse Sen. Bernie Sanders for president at a rally in Queens on Saturday, her campaign said. The progressive rising star's... Read more ...

Class-action lawsuit filed against Wegmans because its vanilla ice cream...

Class-action lawsuit filed against Wegmans because its vanilla ice cream doesn't contain vanilla

According to the lawsuit, the vanilla ice cream products instead contain flavors “derived from non-vanilla sources, which is misleading to consumers." Read more ...

Felicity Huffman reports to prison to begin 14-day sentence

Felicity Huffman reports to prison to begin 14-day sentence

“Felicity Huffman reported today for sentencing to the Federal Correctional Institution in Dublin, CA.,” a representative for the actress told People magazine in a statement. Read more ...

LeBron James blames NBA-China crisis on 'misinformed' tweet by Rockets manager

LeBron James blames NBA-China crisis on 'misinformed' tweet by Rockets manager

Basketball star LeBron James has finally weighed in on the ongoing NBA-China dispute, criticizing Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey as being misinformed about the... Read more ...