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Ruling allows construction of controversial energy line to proceed

Ruling allows construction of controversial energy line to proceed

A U.S. judge has dismissed a challenge by Native American tribes and environmentalists against a $10 billion energy transmission project in Arizona.

Susan Montoya Bryan reports for The Associated Press.

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Biden's plan may make new homes greener and pricier

Biden's plan may make new homes greener and pricier

The Biden administration is planning to enforce stricter energy efficiency standards for new homes, aiming to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and lower energy costs.

Thomas Frank reports for POLITICO.

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Increasing workplace deaths from extreme heat prompt new regulations

Increasing workplace deaths from extreme heat prompt new regulations

As extreme heat leads to increasing workplace fatalities, the Biden administration is pushing for new safety regulations, though facing substantial opposition.

Coral Davenport and Noah Weiland report for The New York Times.

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Effort begins to stop Washington's move away from natural gas

Effort begins to stop Washington's move away from natural gas

Backers of a new initiative have started gathering signatures to halt Washington's push to phase out natural gas use in buildings.

Jerry Cornfield reports for Washington State Standard.

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Builders resist stricter energy codes for new homes

In a clash over climate and affordability, home builders are lobbying against stricter energy efficiency standards for new houses, citing cost concerns.

Anna Phillips reports for The Washington Post.

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Montana judge halts development over water concerns

In a landmark decision, a Montana judge has blocked a new housing development, citing inadequate groundwater protection.

Christopher Flavelle reports for The New York Times.

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What building cathedrals can teach us about fighting climate change

Cathedrals once inspired society’s greatest efforts toward a common goal. Climate change desperately needs “cathedral projects.”
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