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Posted on: Oct 26, 2015, Source: Think Progress

Chris Christie says he's "not against medical marijuana," but this exchange with an Iowa nurse could cause reasonable people to wonder.

Posted on: Feb 19, 2014, Source: Climate Progress

Water samples show very high levels of arsenic, an ingredient of coal ash, in a river that supplies drinking water.

Posted on: Feb 18, 2014, Source: Climate Progress

Thousands of gallons of fracking fluids have been leaked and it's unclear whether the problem has been fixed.

Posted on: Feb 17, 2014, Source: ThinkProgress

Rep. Marsha Blackburn says that the U.S. Must Consider the "benefits of carbon."

Posted on: Feb 13, 2014, Source: Climate Progress

Global warming supercharges storms, causes abnormal drought conditions, and ultimately, it causes damage.

Posted on: Feb 10, 2014, Source: Climate Progress

Freedom Industries President Gary Southern disregards a request to testify in regard to his company's leaking chemical storage tanks.

Posted on: Feb 6, 2014, Source: Climate Progress

Pollution Control Agency says spill is "relatively small."

Posted on: Feb 5, 2014, Source: Climate Progress

Governor Tom Corbett talked up the benefit of reaping fossil fuels from the Marcellus Shale in a recent presentation

Posted on: Feb 3, 2014, Source: Climate Progress

The State Department couldn't answer all of the questions and comments, so questions were given “themed” answers, which resulted in many questions getting inadequate answers, and some not at all.

Posted on: Jan 20, 2014, Source: ThinkProgress

After receiving the go-ahead to start using their water again, residents are flooding emergency rooms with complaints.

Posted on: Jan 6, 2014, Source: Climate Progress

What's behind the recent record-cold temperatures.

Posted on: Dec 18, 2013, Source: Climate Progress

A look back at some of the fossil fuel disasters that made headlines in 2013, along with several others that went largely unnoticed.