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Environmental

Oklahoma Tornado Loss Estimate between $3 Billion to $5 Billion

    Oklahoma Tornado Loss Estimate between $3 Billion to $5 Billion
The string of brutal tornadoes that ripped through the center of the United States last week brought forth at least $3 billion in damage, according to estimates from a catastrophe
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President Obama: “The Jersey Shore is Back in Business”

  Today, President Barack Obama took a trip to the Jersey Shore, where he visited with local business owners and families who are preparing for the 2013 beach season.  President
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Caught in the Act: WalMart Fined $110 Million for Flouting Environmental Laws

  The world’s largest retailer has been fined for flouting the United States’ Clean Water Act; WalMart has been issued this fine by U.S. authorities on several accounts, a report
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Sean Parker Slapped with $2.5 Million Fine for Dream Wedding

  Napster co-founder and Internet bad boy Sean Parker dished out $10 million for his fantasy wedding in Big Sur, and now, he is being slapped with $2.5 million in
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Maine Modernizing State Mining Regulations

  On November 19, 2012, the Maine Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced it was hiring a Michigan firm and
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U.S. Carbon Emissions Fall to Nearly 20-Year Lows

New figures show that, energy-saving technologies and a concerted effort in renewables have led to the overall reduction in climate
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New Investment in Small Modular Reactor Design and Use

  On November 20, 2012, the Department of Energy (DOE) announced it was awarding support for the design and licensing
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Environmental Protection Agency to Award $569 Million in Funding to Areas Impacted by Hurricane Sandy

    The United States Environmental Protection Agency announced that will provide grants of $340 million to New York and
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United Kingdom Reaches Landmark Energy Policy Agreement

  On November 23, 2012, the UK Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) reached a landmark decision to increase
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President Obama Responds to Devastating Tornados in Oklahoma

    At least 24 people, including nine schoolchildren, were killed when a massive tornado hit an area outside Oklahoma City on Monday afternoon.    At least seven of the
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