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Will California’s new oil and gas laws protect people from toxic pollution?

California will soon have the largest oil drilling setbacks in the U.S. Experts say other states can learn from this move.

LOS ANGELES — “You’d never know it by looking at it,” said Don Martin as he faced a tall green wall decorated with a row of bushes. “A danger that’s hidden from view.”

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This $8 billion 'clean' energy dam could poison locals with methylmercury, scientists say.

Inuit hunters downstream from a massive $8 billion "clean" energy project in Labrador fear it will poison their food supply with methylmercury when flooding begins later this month.

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