Brittanie Bessette

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U.S. to unveil sweeping rules to cut power plant pollution

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. power sector must cut carbon dioxide emissions 30 percent by 2030 from 2005 levels under federal regulations unveiled on Monday that form the centerpiece of the Obama administration’s climate change strategy.<p>Steam rises from the stakes of the coal-fired Jim Bridger …

US Environmental Protection Agency cracks down on coal pollution with new rules

Under the direction of President Obama's White House, the Environmental Protection Agency has announced new guidelines to cut down on the pollution caused by fossil fuels. Today, EPA administrator Gina McCarthy said that the agency is setting strict limits on how much carbon coal- and gas-powered …

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American Farmers Say They Feed The World, But Do They?

When critics of industrial agriculture complain that today's food production is too big and too dependent on pesticides, that it damages the environment and delivers mediocre food, there's a line that farmers offer in response: We're feeding the world.<p>It's high-tech agriculture's claim to the moral …

Company Promises To Pay For Hawaii's Massive Molasses Spill

Matson Inc., the shipping company that spilled 233,000 gallons of molasses into Honolulu Harbor earlier this month, has pledged to pay all the costs stemming from the disaster that has devastated marine life there.<p>Honolulu Public Radio has the audio of Matson CEO Matt Cox saying his company "will …