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The Fracking War on Coal

When the EPA opened a new comment period on Jan. 8 for the public to weigh in on proposed greenhouse gas limits for new coal-fired power plants, it didn’t take long for the overblown rhetoric denouncing President Barack Obama’s so-called “War on Coal” to begin.   The following week, the House Committee on Natural Resources held a hearing titled “The Obama …

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Alaska’s Fishing Grounds Under Threat

The Center for American Progress published an analysis in June 2013 that detailed a proposal for a massive open-pit mine project that would unearth 12 square miles of pristine Alaska wilderness. The Pebble Limited Partnership’s mining claim lies in a remote swath of Southwest Alaska between two rivers that collectively produce more than one-quarter of the planet’s sockeye salmon and support a fishery with …

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