Polarized politics dictated Keystone call

...Obama administration's plans to reduce emissions from power plants, although her positioning could help her in the general...McConnell brings up legislation aimed at blocking the power plant plan, as he's promised to do. Democrats insist most...
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Hello policy fights, bye budget goodwill

...slew of regulations issued by the Obama administration, including limitations on carbon pollution from coal-fired power plants, new clean water rules and financial restrictions from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau established in the...
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UK rolls out red carpet for China's Xi on contentious visit

...steel-making capacity to disappear in the face of blatant Chinese dumping."China also is set to build a new nuclear power plant in southwest England, and the two governments have signed deals giving Chinese money greater access to London's financial...
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My Turn: Fukushima radiation in Pacific reaches West Coast

...article noted that "The planet's oceans already contain vast amounts of radiation, as the world's 435 nuclear power plants routinely pump radioactive water into Earth's oceans, albeit less dangerous isotopes than cesium."Fifty million...
Split decision in water reservation case

...strip-mining 300 million metric tons of coal over 25 years. Most of the coal would be shipped to Asia for burning in power plants.The water reservation applications were made in 2009. The department had been ordered by a court to adjudicate them...
State's only coal mine to halt exports the global market, as well as the strength of the U.S. dollar, has created less demand and a drop in price for Alaska coal," Brown said.The Usibelli mine also supplies coal to seven coal-fired power plants in Interior Alaska.
Meetings with Chinese leader bring agreement

...Bill Gates, entered into an agreement with China National Nuclear Corp. to work together on next-generation nuclear power plant technology."The world does need a lot more energy and it needs reliable energy with zero CO2," Gates, the former...
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Juneau's Hidden History: Historic power plants 1916 as an 8,000-kilowatt power plant. The Alaska Juneau Gold Mining...Company constructed the Sheep Creek Power Plant. It was possible to generate 2...the power grid. We entered the power plant and stood in awe. It looks almost...
Bush: Tax code overhaul will boost the economy

...from his proposal. The company makes cooling equipment for scores of businesses, from poultry processors to nuclear power plants. Bush said the tax code is "full of special favors, carve-outs, phase-outs and subsidies - that you pay for...
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Groups form alliance to tackle climate change by initiative

...carbon pollution after failing to get legislative approval for his proposal to charge emissions from oil refineries, power plants and fuel suppliers.I-732 supporters need to collect about 246,372 valid signatures from registered voters by the...
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