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  • US carbon pollution from power plants hits 27-year low

    August 5, 2015 3:22 PM

    WASHINGTON - The Energy Department says heat-trapping pollution from U.S. power plants hit a 27-year low in April. Energy Department economist Allen McFarland said a big factor was the long-term shift from coal to cleaner and cheaper natural gas. Outside experts also credit more renewable fuel use and energy... more »
  • Senators back state management fof carbon emissions

    April 15, 2014 2:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Louisiana could have its own, less stringent plan for implementing the Environmental Protection Agency's limits on carbon dioxide emissions, under a proposal advancing in the Legislature. The Senate Environmental Quality Committee has approved a proposal by its chairman, Sen. Mike Walsworth, to let the state Department of Environmental... more »

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