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Nothing Certain In Search For 'Regulatory Certainty' At EPA

Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt often cites the need for "regulatory certainty." But even some supporters of his sweeping rollbacks say they're creating the opposite.

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My House Could Help Portland Meet Its Climate Goals, But It'll Cost Me

Portland's new home energy score mandate could cut the city’s carbon footprint. But its success depends on homeowners like me.

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A Tax Break For Electric Car Buyers In Washington Ends May 31

Washington drivers who are thinking about buying an electric car would be wise to get down to a dealership in the next two weeks. That's because a...

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Trump's 'Energy Dominance' Gets Slow Start On Federal Land

Despite President Trump's pledge to boost oil and gas drilling on federal land some statistics show there was more activity during the Obama administration.

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6 States Go To Court Over Washington's Rejection Of Coal Terminal

Six Western states have lined up against Washington state in a legal battle over its decision to reject permits for a massive proposed coal-export terminal on the Columbia River.

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Tribal Leaders Call 'Emergency Trip' To Oppose Northwest Pipeline


Tribal leaders are on their way to Texas to warn Kinder Morgan stockholders against expanding its controversial Trans Mountain Pipeline project, which brings Canadian oil to Washington state.




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California Moves Forward With Plan To Require Solar Panels On New Homes

The state is poised to become the first in the country to require the panels on new single-family houses, with a few exceptions. The mandate will kick in in 2020.

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Oil Prices Rise After Trump's Iran Speech, But Supply And Demand Also Fuel Increase

President Trump's announcement that he would withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal is just one reason drivers will pay more for gasoline this summer.

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Restoring Power To Puerto Rico's Last 2 Percent

Seven months after Hurricane Maria, thousands of people in the Puerto Rican mountains are still waiting for the lights to come back on. Why is power restoration for the last two percent so difficult?

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NASA Tests New Nuclear Reactor For Future Space Travelers

The reactor could keep the lights on during future long-duration missions far from Earth.