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Will voters and falling prices derail fracking?

Will voters and falling prices derail fracking?

Key stable energy: Don't limit supply by placing artificial constraints on production.

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New York to ban fracking; environmentalists cheer

New York to ban fracking; environmentalists cheer

ALBANY, N.Y. — Handing environmentalists a breakthrough victory, New York plans to prohibit fracking for natural gas because of what regulators say are its unexplored health risks and dubious economic benefits.

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McConnell wants to stop coal rules

McConnell wants to stop coal rules

WASHINGTON — Incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., pledged on Wednesday to do all he can to stop President Barack Obama’s coal plant regulations, saying a White House “crusade” has devastated his state’s economy.

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McConnell wants to stop coal rules

McConnell wants to stop coal rules

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Study: Your all-electric car may not be so green

Study: Your all-electric car may not be so green

WASHINGTON — People who own all-electric cars where coal generates the power may think they are helping the environment. But a new study finds their vehicles actually make the air dirtier, worsening global warming.

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Study: Your all-electric car may not be so green

Study: Your all-electric car may not be so green

A plug recharges a Smart Car whose electric power may come from coal.

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Northern white rhino dies; just 5 left

Northern white rhino dies; just 5 left

With the death at San Diego Zoo Safari Park of a northern white rhino, the species is five animals away from extinction.

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Mountain lion kills recently transplanted bighorn ewe

Mountain lion kills recently transplanted bighorn ewe

Arizona Game and Fish officials confirmed the kill Sunday.

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Why free marketeers don't accept climate science

Because they reject the proposed solution, they dismiss the science.

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Gas prices are down. Let’s investigate!

The following editorial appeared in the San Jose, Calif., Mercury News on Monday, Dec. 8

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Proposed EPA ozone rules would cost TEP, other utilities

Proposed EPA ozone rules would cost TEP, other utilities

But other pollutant controls may keep most of Arizona in compliance.

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Smog rules cause concern for Southwest industries

Smog rules cause concern for Southwest industries

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The Obama administration took steps last week to cut levels of smog-forming pollution linked to asthma and other respiratory problems, but meeting the stricter emissions limits is expected to cost industries billions of dollars.

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Illegal dumping littering area with tons of trash

Illegal dumping littering area with tons of trash

About 2,000 complaints have been filed with county over last three years.

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Rocky Mountain wolf traveled hundreds of miles to Arizona

Rocky Mountain wolf traveled hundreds of miles to Arizona

It's the first gray wolf in northern Arizona in more than 70 years.

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Drones new research tool for wildlife, land

Drones new research tool for wildlife, land

Scientists flying the unmanned crafts this week at Las Cienegas, near Douglas.

November 17, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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Panel: Southern Arizona vulnerable to climate change

Panel: Southern Arizona vulnerable to climate change

Regional temperatures expected to increase, experts say.

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Conservation groups sue federal agency over wolf plan

Conservation groups sue federal agency over wolf plan

Not enough is being done to save Mexican gray wolves, lawsuit contends.

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Ironwood Forest National Monument holds open house

Ironwood Forest National Monument holds open house

A "Meet the Monument" event at Ironwood Forest National Monument is Saturday.

November 10, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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