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May 8, 2014
May 8, 2014
May 8, 2014

US billionaire green activist shifts from bomb thrower to team player

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – As Boston Red Sox fans streamed into Fenway Park last April for an early-season baseball game, a small plane circled above, towing a banner that read “Steve Lynch for Oil Evil Empire.”

Downtown, truck-mounted video screens looped attack ads against the Democratic congressman, who was running for a Senate seat.

May 8, 2014
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Apr 29, 2014

EPA’s Supreme Court win a boost for pending carbon rules

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A Supreme Court decision on Tuesday upholding U.S. rules that curb air pollution that floats across state lines was seen as a boost for the Environmental Protection Agency’s upcoming plan to crack down on carbon emissions from power plants.

The top court backed a federal regulation requiring 28 Midwestern and Appalachian states that cause smog and soot-forming emissions to limit pollution from their smoke stacks before it wafts downwind, mostly to eastern states.

Apr 29, 2014