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Chemours and DuPont's knowledge of PFAS risks leads to UN intervention

A United Nations human rights panel has spotlighted a North Carolina PFAS plant for its environmental negligence, highlighting the ongoing production of toxic chemicals despite known health risks.

James Bruggers reports for Inside Climate News.

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The clean energy future is roiling both friends and foes

Resistance to wind and solar projects from environmentalists is among an array of impediments to widespread conversion to renewables.
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States lose federal water funds to congressional earmarks

In some states, the result of lawmakers’ meddling is a net cut in funding — creating, in effect, a system of water winners and losers.
Property insurance disappears for Louisianans

Property insurance disappears for Louisianans – but not for gas facilities

Oil and gas facilities along the Gulf coast have long been a major market for speciality insurance carriers.

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Oilsands giants lobbied to weaken emissions cap

Oilsands giants lobbied to weaken emissions cap

Through the Pathways Alliance, an organization of some of Canada’s largest oil producers, high-level bureaucrats were asked for long lead times and a ‘flexible, non-regulatory approach’ to usher in a limit on the sector’s air pollution. Carl Meyer writes for The Narwhal.

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Oilsands giants lobbied to weaken emissions cap

Oilsands giants lobbied to weaken emissions cap

Through the Pathways Alliance, an organization of some of Canada’s largest oil producers, high-level bureaucrats were asked for long lead times and a ‘flexible, non-regulatory approach’ to usher in a limit on the sector’s air pollution.

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texas energy industry political influence

The Texas-sized roadblock to Biden’s climate plans

Meet the Texas commissioners who could stymie Biden’s climate agenda.
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