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Opponents Struggle To Stop A New Breed Of Oregon Fuel Terminals

Environmentalists take credit for blocking fossil fuel developments across the Northwest, but opponents might have met their match with a new breed of projects shipping fuel by rail.

Energy | Environment | Business

Exxon Wins New York Climate Change Fraud Case

New York's Attorney General argued that the oil giant misled shareholders about the financial risks from climate change.

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Portland City Government To Transition Away From Gas-Powered Leaf Blowers

Portland’s government is getting rid of its stock of roughly 300 gasoline-powered leaf blowers, which city leaders say are a menace to both the environment and the eardrums of the operators. 

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As Climate Warnings Grow Dire, Energy Companies Face A 'New Frontier Of Threats'

Natural disasters, protests and stark scientific reports are heightening concern over climate change. And companies are under pressure from banks and investors to green their corporate images.

Food | Environment | Energy

Chew On This: Farmers Are Using Food Waste To Make Electricity

Dairy farmers in Massachusetts are using food waste to create renewable energy. Each farm produces enough to power about 1,500 homes. This helps prevent the release of methane, a greenhouse gas.

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What's Wrong with the Saudi Aramco IPO?

The most profitable company in the world was supposed to make its international debut, listing public shares for the first time at a valuation of $2 trillion. Now it's staying local. What happened?

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Choosing Not To Fly Home For The Holidays, For The Climate's Sake

Carbon emissions from global air travel are rising fast, and U.S. passengers make up largest share. But some people are vowing not to fly at all, motivated by guilt and concern for the environment.

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Lighting Industry's Future Dims As Efficient LED Bulbs Take Over

More efficient light bulbs are cheaper and longer-lasting than ever. But while that's good for consumers, it can be tough for an industry that's also facing shifting regulations.

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Kalama Methanol Plant Permitting Halted For Additional Environmental Review

The proposed methanol plant in Kalama, Washington, hit a new roadblock after Washington regulators said the environmental review did not adequately assess its greenhouse gas emissions.

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California Restaurant Industry Group Sues Berkeley Over Natural Gas Ban

A restaurant industry group says a shift to electric stoves will change the cooking process and harm businesses that have helped make Berkeley a culinary capitol.