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Perry regrets call to eliminate Energy agency 19.1.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Washington • Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry said Thursday he regrets his infamous statement about abolishing the Energy Department and insisted that the federal agency performs a critical function. Perry, President-elect Donald Trump’s choice to head the department, told a Senate committee that if confirmed, he will be a passionate advocate for the department’s core missions and will seek to draw “greater attention to the vital role played by the agency.” In remarks for his confirmation hearing, P...
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Rick Perry seeks to lead Energy, an agency he pledged to abolish 19.1.2017 Washington Post
Rick Perry seeks to lead Energy, an agency he pledged to abolish
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In Rick Perry energy hearing, questions likely on nuclear security, environment 19.1.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Perry, nominee for energy secretary, has significant experience with energy as the former governor of Texas, but has little in regards to the nuclear weapons he'd be responsible for protecting.
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Scientists Concerned For Future Of National Labs As Rick Perry Seeks Top Energy Post 19.1.2017 NPR News
The former Texas governor once wanted to eliminate the Department of Energy. Perry and Donald Trump have doubted climate science, an key area of research at some of the department's 17 national labs.
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In Rick Perry Energy Hearing, Questions Likely On Nuclear Security, Environment 19.1.2017 NPR News
Perry, nominee for energy secretary, has significant experience with energy as the former governor of Texas, but has little in regards to the nuclear weapons he'd be responsible for protecting.
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In Texas, Perry was ‘all of the above’ on energy production 19.1.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rick Perry was for “all of the above” on energy production before President Barack Obama embraced the strategy. Years before the Democratic president endorsed all types of energy production — from oil and gas to renewable sources like wind and solar power — Perry was putting the policy into practice in Texas. […]
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Sally Jewell reflects on time as secretary of the Interior 19.1.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

Outgoing Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell reflects on her tenure running the agency that oversees nearly 20 percent of the nation’s land, including national parks, and relationships with Indian tribes. Her next step: a long road trip before returning home to Seattle.
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Solving the climate crisis, one hospital at a time 19.1.2017 LA Times: Commentary

With early optimism surrounding the 2015 Paris agreement on climate change now fading into anxiety over potential changes to U.S. environmental policy under a Trump administration, many are looking for new leaders in the fight against global warming. Hospitals should step into the breach. Doing...

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Biodiesel faces a mixed forecast as the industry gathers in San Diego 19.1.2017 LA Times: Commentary

As a new presidential administration comes into power, ambiguity reigns for the biodiesel industry.

But at the same time, the California market appears to be growing solidly for the fuel derived from a diversity of products including soybeans, canola oil and animal fats.

“We have learned to thrive...

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Wyoming wind project gets critical federal OKs 19.1.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Cheyenne, Wyo. • The biggest onshore wind development in the works in the U.S. has received two critical federal approvals that could allow the first turbines to go up as soon as next year. The U.S. Bureau of Land Management on Wednesday approved the 500-turbine first phase of the Chokecherry and Sierra Madre wind project in Wyoming. Meanwhile, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service approved permits allowing limited numbers of eagle nests to be disturbed and eagles to be killed during construction a...
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Critical federal approvals for massive Wyoming wind project 19.1.2017 Seattle Times: Business & Technology

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The biggest onshore wind development in the works in the U.S. has received two critical federal approvals that could allow the first turbines to go up as soon as next year. The U.S. Bureau of Land Management on Wednesday approved the 500-turbine first phase of the Chokecherry and Sierra Madre wind […]
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Critical federal approvals for massive Wyoming wind project 19.1.2017 AP Business
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- The biggest onshore wind development in the works in the U.S. has received two critical federal approvals that could allow the first turbines to go up as soon as next year....
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Denver ties for No. 1 spot in the country for quick home sales 18.1.2017 Denver Post: News: Local
Denver buyers snapped up homes at a record pace in December, sharing the No. 1 spot in the country for quick home sales.
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How William Henry Harrison invented the inaugural parade 18.1.2017 Washington Post: Op-Eds
And why presidents should dress for the weather.
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Interior secretary nominee Ryan Zinke tells lawmakers he opposes the sale of public land 18.1.2017 LA Times: Nation

Rep. Ryan Zinke, the Montana Republican nominated by President-elect Donald Trump to be the next Interior secretary, said Tuesday that his “No. 1 job is to restore trust” between Americans and the federal agencies that manage land and water across the West.

Referring to what he called the “top-down”...

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Ryan Zinke says humans 'influence' climate change. Scientists say we're the 'dominant cause.' 18.1.2017 Washington Post
Ryan Zinke says humans 'influence' climate change. Scientists say we're the 'dominant cause.'
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Utility plans vote on New York offshore wind project 18.1.2017 Seattle Times: Business & Technology

MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — A New York utility is set to vote later this month on a plan to construct an offshore wind farm off eastern Long Island. The Long Island Power Authority says the 90-megawatt, 15-turbine wind farm 30 miles east of Montauk would be the largest offshore wind project built to date. Plans […]
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Not even Trump can easily reverse our progress on climate change 17.1.2017 Washington Post: Op-Eds
Outgoing Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz lays out why.
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Lafayette to vote on anti-fracking ordinance that would legalize non-violent protests 16.1.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
Lafayette city leaders will vote Tuesday on an anti-fracking ordinance aimed at hobbling oil and gas development within the town by sanctioning acts of civil disobedience and non-violent protest.
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FICCI Delegation with Power Minister visits Masdar Smart City in Abu Dhabi 16.1.2017 New Kerala: World News
FICCI Delegation with Power Minister visits Masdar Smart City in Abu Dhabi
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