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Obama says confident in legal footing after Supreme Court carbon decision

ATHERTON, Calif./WASHINGTON U.S. President Barack Obama on Thursday called the Supreme Court's decision to delay implementation of his administration's Clean Power Plan "unusual" and expressed confidence that the White House would prevail.

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House passes bill requiring EPA actions on lead-laced water

WASHINGTON The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday easily passed a bill requiring federal environmental regulators to act faster when lead contamination is found in drinking water.

Environment, 11 Feb 2016

Australian cuts to climate change research may hit drive into Asia

SYDNEY Funding and job cuts at Australia's climate change research body could undermine the country's goal of dominating the Asian premium food market by placing farmers at a disadvantage to U.S. and European competitors.

Environment, 11 Feb 2016

Ohio village issued 2nd state EPA violation for lead problems

CLEVELAND Ohio environmental officials gave a northeast Ohio village another violation for failure to submit two weekly water reports and not communicating test results to homeowners after elevated levels of lead were found in some of the drinking water in January.

Environment, 11 Feb 2016

Entergy reports radioactive tritium leak at Indian Point

Entergy Corp said on Wednesday it found elevated levels of tritium, a weak radioactive isotope of hydrogen, in groundwater samples at the Indian Point nuclear power plant in New York state.

Environment, 11 Feb 2016
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