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Conservative civil war brews over climate policies.

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DOE may be prime target for Trump budget cutters.

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Oil placed under Lake Oahe after Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe’s religious appeal denied.

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Judge won't stop construction of Dakota Access pipeline.

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EPA seeks to scuttle cleanup of coal power plant pollution.

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Coalition colleagues urge Malcolm Turnbull to head off energy crisis.

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