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US court overturns coal pollution ruling | guardian.co.uk

Columbia appeals court strikes down key Obama-administration rule requiring coal-fired power plants to cut emissions A US appeals court overturned a key Obama administration rule to reduce harmful emissions from coal-fired power plants on Tuesday. The Columbia district circuit appeals court said in a 2-1 decision that the Environmental Protection Agency had exceeded its mandate with the rule, which was ...

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America’s top 10 polluting power stations | guardian.co.uk

It just got a whole lot easier for Americans to find out which power plants and industrial sites are releasing the most planet-baking emissions. The Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday released its greenhouse gas database, and included some cool tools for tracking polluters. The database includes the largest sources—the 6,700 power plants and heavy industries that are responsible for 80 ...

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