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Dana Milbank: Trump should try acting a bit more vice presidential 23.2.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
WASHINGTON — Over the past week, we have seen two responses from the Trump administration to the spike in anti-Semitism that has accompanied Donald Trump’s rise to power. One was presidential: moving and admirable. The other was by the president. The two responses tell us much about President Trump and about the man who would allow millions of Americans to sleep more soundly at night if he were in charge: Vice President Pence. Trump’s first month in office has come with dozens of bomb threats to... <iframe src="http://www.sltrib.com/csp/mediapool/sites/sltrib/pages/garss.csp" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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North Korean state media say China dancing to US tune 23.2.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

TOKYO (AP) — North Korea’s state-run news agency issued a tough critique of China on Thursday, suggesting Beijing’s criticism of the North’s recent missile test and suspension of imports of North Korean coal are tantamount to the actions of an enemy state “dancing to the tune of the U.S.” The article took a tone normally […]
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Most wood energy schemes are a 'disaster' for climate change 23.2.2017 BBC: Business
A new report says that using wood pellets to generate low-carbon electricity is a highly flawed policy.
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Emails show new EPA chief’s cozy ties with fuel industry 23.2.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

WASHINGTON (AP) — When a summer thunderstorm knocked out power to Scott Pruitt’s home three years ago, the then-attorney general of Oklahoma reached out to a lobbyist for American Electric Power. Pruitt’s executive assistant emailed Howard “Bud” Ground, saying “General Pruitt” wanted to know when his lights would be back on. The utility lobbyist asked […]
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Smelt highlight fisheries in Columbia River regional fishing report 23.2.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

SALMON AND STEELHEAD Deep River – Effective March 1 through June 15, the salmonid daily limit in Deep River will be the same as mainstem Columbia River when the mainstem Columbia below Bonneville Dam is open for hatchery Chinook retention. On days when the mainstem Columbia River is closed to Chinook retention, permanent salmonid daily […]
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Trump should try acting a bit more vice presidential 23.2.2017 Washington Post
Trump should try acting a bit more vice presidential
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Which ‘Hunger Games’ district would Washington be in? 22.2.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

Where does Washington fit in with the districts of Panem? With its robust, and diverse economy, the BLS' list suggests the state could be in various parts of Panem.
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Colstrip owner pushes for tax break to keep plant units open 22.2.2017 AP Washington
HELENA, Mont. (AP) -- Talen Energy is pushing Montana lawmakers for a tax break worth millions to keep two units of the coal-fired Colstrip power plant open, with one Republican leader saying Tuesday the units could close within the year without some form of assistance....
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Colstrip owner pushes for tax break to keep plant units open 22.2.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana lawmakers say Talen Energy is pushing for a tax reduction to keep two units of the Colstrip power plant open until 2022. House Speaker Austin Knudsen said Tuesday that two of the four units of the coal-fired power plant could close within a year if the state doesn’t offer some […]
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Liens show governor’s companies owe his state $4.4 million 22.2.2017 Seattle Times: Business & Technology

BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — Coal companies owned by West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice still owe his cash-strapped state $4.4 million in unpaid taxes due at least a year ago, tax liens show. The liens, filed in Raleigh County where parent company Southern Coal Corp. has been based, show Kentucky Fuel owing $2.7 million through 2014 […]
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Thai leader says impact of coal plant to be studied again 21.2.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s prime minister says the government will ensure that environmental and health impact studies for a coal power plant approved by its energy policy planning committee will be reconsidered, but made clear he expects the project to proceed. Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha said Tuesday that plans for the 800-megawatt coal power plant […]
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Trump prepares rollback of rules on climate, water pollution 21.2.2017 Washington Post
His planned executive orders are aimed at curtailing Obama-era policies. Although implementation will take time, it signals that the new administration is determined to promote fossil-fuel production.
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As Trump Vows To Grow Industry, Countries Move Away From Coal 21.2.2017 NPR: All Things Considered
In his campaign to become president, Donald Trump vowed to bring back coal jobs. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Rob Godby, director of the Center for Energy Economics and Public Policy at the University of Wyoming, about the outlook for the coal industry in the U.S.
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5 arrested in Kiev clash between nationalists, police 20.2.2017 Washington Post: World
Five people have been detained and one policeman injured in a clash between Ukrainian nationalist demonstrators and police outside the presidential administration building in Kiev.
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National parks are free Monday for Presidents Day 18.2.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
National parks across the nation, including the six in Colorado, will be free Monday in celebration of Presidents Day
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Camp for teen girls will inspire “can do” attitude 18.2.2017 Denver Post: Business
Two Boulder businesses helmed by women are teaming up to create a leadership camp aimed at boosting the confidence of the city's high school girls.
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After bruising battle, EPA nominee Scott Pruitt confirmed by Senate 18.2.2017 LA Times: Environment
Navajo tribe pressures Trump to save Arizona coal plant slated for closure Feb. 17, 2017, 10:34 a.m. A look at President Trump's administration and the rest of Washington: Trump says he wants to bring back coal. This soon-to-be closed Arizona plant could be his first test The White House has explored...
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Senate confirms Pruitt as head of EPA 17.2.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Senate Republicans are poised to use their majority to confirm President Donald Trump's nominee to lead the Environmental Protection Agency, despite calls from Democrats for a delay.
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New supercomputer aids climate research in top coal state 17.2.2017 Seattle Times: Local

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A new supercomputer in the top coal-mining state has begun critical climate-change research with support from even some global warming doubters, but scientists worry President Donald Trump could cut funding for such programs. The $30 million, house-sized supercomputer named Cheyenne belongs to a federally funded research center. It got to work […]
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New supercomputer aids climate research in top coal state 17.2.2017 AP National
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- A new supercomputer in the top coal-mining state has begun critical climate-change research with support from even some global warming doubters, but scientists worry President Donald Trump could cut funding for such programs....
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