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Steel mills face a lighter pollution cutback after intervention by Rust Belt senators

Steel mills face a lighter pollution cutback after intervention by Rust Belt senators

A group of Democratic senators from the Rust Belt challenged planned Environmental Protection Agency steel mill rules, citing concerns over American manufacturing's future.

Lylla Younes reports for Grist.

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Chicago seeks to nix Rust Belt label with $1 billion climate bid

Eager to scrap its Rust Belt reputation, a new US Midwest coalition is seeking $1 billion in federal funds to help transform the Chicago region into a hub for cutting-edge climate technology.
Rust belt and Midwest cities need to plan on many fronts for new 'climate migrants'
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Rust belt and Midwest cities need to plan on many fronts for new 'climate migrants'

Cities need to think beyond their climate action plans to welcome new residents fleeing climate disasters. Strong social policies need to be in place to help people resettle.
From rust to resilience: What climate change means for Great Lakes cities

From rust to resilience: What climate change means for Great Lakes cities

Even as Great Lakes cities cope with economic turbulence, climate change brings new challenges and opportunities.

Climate change activists calls for economic shutdown to decarbonize
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Climate change activists calls for economic shutdown to decarbonize

When it comes to climate change, the time for screwing around has long passed, says Roger Hallam. He actually didn't say "screwing around," choosing a less-printable verb, but you get the message.

Plans to turn America’s Rust Belt into a new plastics belt are bad news for the climate
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Plans to turn America’s Rust Belt into a new plastics belt are bad news for the climate

An expanding petrochemical industry, thanks to fracked shale gas, could have big consequences for a warming planet.
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