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Adani reaches mine royalty agreement with Queensland government.

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CDC: Disease-carrying mosquitoes may swarm more than 75 percent of US.

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2 contentious air provisions hitch ride on omnibus.

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Think wind farms are ugly? It's not only a matter of perception, but policy...

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Here’s what could go wrong for oil if OPEC is wrong about its future.

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Dominion wants ‘flexible compliance’ as Virginia considers carbon caps.

As Virginia considers ways to cut carbon emissions, including the possibility of joining a regional cap-and-trade system, Dominion Energy has outlined its terms for...

Trump wants to save Big Coal with $11 billion annual bailout.

The Trump administration wants to force electricity customers to pay for a $10.6 billion annual bailout of the failing coal and nuclear industries through surcharges on...

Jerry Brown pushes climate change fight, seeks cap-and-trade extension.

Gov. Jerry Brown was doing his best Tuesday to fill the vacuum created by Donald Trump’s abdication in the fight against climate change, while...

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