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House Dems to Interior: More science needed before Shell can drill off Alaska

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More than three-dozen House Democrats are urging the Interior Department not to approve Royal Dutch Shell’s request to drill in Arctic waters off Alaska’s coast next year until more scientific information is available.The lawmakers, in a letter Fri…
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House Dems to Interior: More science needed before Shell can drill off Alaska

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More than three-dozen House Democrats are urging the Interior Department not to approve Royal Dutch Shell’s request to drill in Arctic waters off Alaska’s coast next year until more scientific information is available.The lawmakers, in a letter Fri…
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House Dems to Interior: More science needed before Shell can drill off Alaska

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More than three-dozen House Democrats are urging the Interior Department not to approve Royal Dutch Shell’s request to drill in Arctic waters off Alaska’s coast next year until more scientific information is available.The lawmakers, in a letter Fri…
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Shark finning bill passes House

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In a last-minute lame-duck victory for conservationists, the House passed Tuesday a bill that puts new restrictions on shark finning in U.S. waters.The bill now goes to the White House for President Obama’s signature. The Senate passed the same bill …
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Reid abandons plans to pass omnibus lands bill this year

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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) has abandoned plans to pass omnibus lands legislation consisting of more than 110 land and water bills. But Reid is working to pass certain pieces of the bill before the end of the session.Reid spokeswoman Reg…
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News Bites: Russia duped on military fuel plan, the Chevy Volt’s oil-spill DNA, and more

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The New York Times unwraps a complicated story involving Russia and the U.S. military’s fuel supplies in Afghanistan.“For a number of years ending in April, two Pentagon middleman companies misled the Russian authorities into thinking that the larg…
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House Republican promises to scrutinize administration’s policy on science

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The incoming chairman of the House Science and Technology Committee’s oversight panel on Monday promised to scrutinize the Obama administration’s scientific integrity standards next year.The comments come just days after John Holdren, director of t…
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EPA touts cap-and-trade success

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The EPA released a report showing a 20-year-old program aimed at acid rain has dramatically reduced pollution. 
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EPA touts cap-and-trade success

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The EPA released a report showing a 20-year-old program aimed at acid rain has dramatically reduced pollution. 
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Senate passes bill to restrict U.S. shark fin trading

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The Senate passed legislation Monday to put restrictions on shark fin trading in the United States.The bill, sponsored by Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.), closes a number of loopholes in a ban on shark finning imposed by then-President Clinton.While the Hous…
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