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Tiny Oregon town hosts 1st wind-solar-battery ‘hybrid’ plant

Today News || PORTLAND, Ore. — A renewable energy plant in Oregon that combines solar power, wind power and massive…

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Lights out, ovens off: Europe preps for winter energy crisis

Today News || FRANKFURT, Germany — As Europe heads into winter in the throes of an energy crisis, offices are…

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Biden’s midterm self-edit: Less talk about inflation woes

Today News || WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden has stopped talking so much about inflation worries. His remarks in Columbus,…

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Now hiring: US offshore wind ramps up, workers taught safety

Today News || At a 131-year-old maritime academy along Buzzards Bay in Massachusetts, people who will build the nation’s first…

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Biden administration awards $1 billion for economic projects

Today News || WASHINGTON — Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo is announcing Friday $1 billion worth of federal grants for manufacturing,…

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EPA waives fuel rule in 4 states after Indiana refinery fire

Today News || CHICAGO — The Environmental Protection Agency temporarily lifted a federal rule for fuel sales in four states…

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Climate initiative centers on Black Americans

Fitness & Health: The Movement for Black Lives launched a new climate change initiative Thursday, uniting more than 200 Black…

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Health

Monkeypox? Climate? Deciding what’s a national emergency

Fitness & Health: WASHINGTON — In November 1979, a little over a week after student militants seized control of the…

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Judge revives Obama-era ban on coal sales from US lands

Today News || BILLINGS, Mont. — A federal judge on Friday reinstated a moratorium on coal leasing from federal lands…

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Pipeline developer pleads no contest in pollution cases

Today News || HARRISBURG, Pa. — The developer of a major pipeline system that connects the Marcellus Shale gas field…

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