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Revealed: House speaker did little to fight toxic ‘burn pit’ his father campaigned against

Mike Johnson’s creationist beliefs clash with environmental realities in a district where many residents hold deep concerns about pollution.

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War is an ecological disaster—but Ukraine can build back greener

Russia’s invasion is reversing years of environmental progress. But the world can help Ukraine reconstruct its damaged landscape and energy systems.

The palm oil fiefdom.

A politician in Borneo turned his district into a sea of oil palm. Did it benefit the people who elected him, or the members of his family?

This is the first installment of Indonesia for Sale, an in-depth series on the corruption behind Indonesia’s deforestation and land rights crisis.

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Here are some EPA programs that Scott Pruitt’s $900,000 taxpayer-funded expenses could pay for .

Scott Pruitt wants to cut waste at the EPA. Here's what he could save by cutting his own expenses.

Here are some EPA programs that Scott Pruitt’s $900,000 taxpayer-funded expenses could pay for

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The looming Superfund nightmare.

As unprecedented hurricanes assault coastal U.S. communities, residents and experts fear the storms could unleash contamination the EPA has tried to keep at bay.

The line between the acts of God and human acts has always been too blurry for our comfort. And the distinction between the two has perhaps never been less meaningful than it is now, with the Atlantic basin churning out an unprecedented slate of storms that have threatened areas across the Caribbean, the Gulf of Mexico, and the southeastern coast of the United States.

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VA gubernatorial hopefuls vow to stay course on Bay cleanup.

Speaking at a candidates’ forum in Richmond Wednesday, Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam, a Democrat, and Republican Ed Gillespie each pledged to strike a balance between growing the state’s economy and protecting its natural resources; but they differed on the specifics.

VA gubernatorial hopefuls vow to stay course on Bay cleanup

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Military shows concern over climate change.

Concerns over possible coastal habitat changes on military bases prompt a government-funded, multi-year study of Onslow County’s New River.

MOREHEAD CITY – There probably are relatively few people who understand the importance that the U.S. military, particularly the Marine Corps, places on understanding and protecting the environment of the land and water it uses.

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