Ryan Koronowski

Court Ruling Makes It Harder to Pollute Appalachia’s Streams With Mountaintop Mining

Last week the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia tossed out a late-2008 Bush Administration decision to scrap a decades-old rule protecting streams from the spoils of mountaintop removal mining. It said the rule violated the Endangered Species Act.

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Americans Consumed Less Energy in 2012, and Pumped Out Less Carbon Dioxide to Do It

The United States emitted less carbon dioxide through energy consumption in 2012, and while this is not the whole picture of U.S. greenhouse gas emissions, it is a welcome sign.

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Tropical Storm Closes In On Louisiana: What Happens When A Hurricane Hits During A Government Shutdown?

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal (R) declared a state of emergency on Thursday as the only-partially-shut-down National Hurricane Center warned that Tropical Storm Karen could become a hurricane by early Saturday.

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15 Things You Should Know About the Major New Report on Climate Science

The IPCC, or the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, just released its latest scientific report that looks at what the world’s top experts understand about climate change. The review takes years to complete, and will be used for years as a vital resource for climate science.

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EPA Slams State’s Draft Impact Statement For Keystone XL

On the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, EPA rated the adequacy of the State Department’s Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) as having “Insufficient Information.”

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