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Los Angeles is finally ditching coal — and replacing it with another polluting fuel

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Thu, 07/18/2019 - 5:27pm

The smokestack at Intermountain Power Plant looms mightily over rural Utah, belching steam and pollution across a landscape of alfalfa fields and desert shrub near the banks of the Sevier River.

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Heat waves likely to become longer, more intense — even in Bay Area, study shows

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Thu, 07/18/2019 - 5:20pm

Summers in San Francisco may soon feel more like the warmer East Bay. The East Bay may soon feel more like Sacramento. And Sacramento — well, it might just be too hot to stick around any longer.

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More Than 10,000 Wild Animals Seized In Massive Interpol Anti-Smuggling Operation

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Fri, 07/12/2019 - 3:04pm

More than 10,000 wild animals and their parts were seized in Operation Thunderball, a massive anti-smuggling campaign coordinated by two of the world’s largest enforcement agencies.

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There’s An Environmental Disaster Unfolding In The Gulf of Mexico

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Fri, 07/12/2019 - 3:02pm

As fishermen deep in the Louisiana bayou, Kindra Arnesen and her family have faced their share of life-altering challenges in recent years.

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DOE Was Shipping Potentially Dangerous Nuclear Waste To Nevada Site For Years

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Fri, 07/12/2019 - 2:52pm

The U.S. Department of Energy shipped potentially dangerous nuclear material incorrectly labeled as low-level radioactive waste into Nevada for several years, the state’s governor announced.