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Washington state to fight Trump's coal plant plan
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Washington state to fight Trump's coal plant plan

The state of Washington plans to sue the Trump administration over its proposal to dismantle pollution rules that would have increased federal regulation of emissions from coal-fired power plants, Gov. Jay Inslee said Wednesday.

US says driving would be riskier if fuel standards tougher

US says driving would be riskier if fuel standards tougher

The Trump administration says people would drive more and be exposed to increased risk if their cars get better gas mileage, an argument intended to justify freezing Obama-era toughening of fuel standards.

Evidence of an oil spill was obvious, but was it a crime?
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Evidence of an oil spill was obvious, but was it a crime?

An acrid stink of petroleum sent Santa Barbara County firefighters scrambling three years ago in a search of a possible spill. When they arrived at Refugio State Beach, oil was staining the pristine sands and seeping into the surf. It would turn out to be the worst California coastal spill in 25 years. But was it a crime scene?

Weather Channel co-founder dies; doubted climate science
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Weather Channel co-founder dies; doubted climate science

John Coleman, who co-founded The Weather Channel and was the original meteorologist on ABC's "Good Morning America" during a six-decade broadcasting career but who later drew people's anger for his open skepticism about climate change being man-made, has died. He was 83.

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