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File-This Nov. 8, 2013, file photo shows a worker tending to operations at the entrance of the Allenco Energy Co. in Los Angeles. ( AP Photo/Nick Ut,File)

Urban oil field near USC to pay $99,000 settlement with EPA

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – An urban oil field blamed for causing chronic respiratory illnesses and nosebleeds in a neighborhood near USC agreed to pay a $99,000 penalty for violations of federal environmental laws, the U.S. […]

07/30/2014

The Supreme Court. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

High court will review EPA global warming rules

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to decide whether to block key aspects of the Obama administration’s plan aimed at cutting power plant and factory emissions of gases blamed for global warming. The […]

10/15/2013

An iceberg melts in Kulusuk, Greenland near the arctic circle, Aug. 16, 2005. (AP Photo/John McConnico, File)

Obama moves to limit power-plant carbon pollution

WASHINGTON (AP) — Linking global warming to public health, disease and extreme weather, the Obama administration pressed ahead Friday with tough requirements to limit carbon pollution from new power plants, despite protests from industry and […]

09/20/2013

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