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EPA report suggests automakers' glut of credits will make fuel economy compliance too easy   
November 27, 2021
Source: Green Car Reports - Even as the Biden administration prepares for tighter fleet fuel economy standards, automakers' bank of credits could stifle innovation and lower the actual mpg average.
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NRC issues five findings against Davis-Besse nuclear plant   
November 26, 2021
Source: Crain's Cleveland Business - The Nuclear Regulatory Agency said three of the issues were not significant, but it continues to look into two issues it found while inspecting the plant following an unplanned shutdown last July. The plant near Toledo is owned...
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China will probably have 4,000 nuclear warheads by 2030   
November 25, 2021
Source: Arutz Sheva - Union of Concerned Scientists estimates China needs 5-8 kilograms of plutonium or uranium for a pit. But a good designer can make a pit with only 1 kilogram, increasing the possible number of ...
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Biden’s EJ promises might not cover other countries   
November 25, 2021
Source: E&E - When U.N. climate talks were reaching their apex earlier this month, U.S. climate envoy John Kerry met on the sidelines of the conference with American environmental
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Ore., N.J. pushing for electric big rigs, but it will take infrastructure   
November 24, 2021
Source: UPI.com - Oregon and New Jersey are following California's lead with regulations that seek to ramp up the number of electric vans, trucks and big rigs on the road while reducing pollution from diesel engines.
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2021 Annual Report   
November 24, 2021
Source: Union of Concerned Scientists - If you feel as though you’ve spent 2021 vacillating between hope and fear, progress and regression, celebration and mourning, you are not alone. The excitement of a new administration was followed by destabilizing attempts...
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Union of Concerned Scientists' rejoinder to American Petroleum Institute re allegations on climate change disinformation in Colorado   
November 21, 2021
Source: ??????? - API’s response fits a pattern of denial, disinformation, and evading accountability that the Union of Concerned Scientists and other experts have documented. A team convened by API infamously created a strategy in 1998...
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5 Big Lies About Climate Change, And How Researchers Trained A Machine To Spot Them   
November 20, 2021
Source: Forbes - A pioneering new project has revealed evidence about how climate misinformation is being used and who is paying for it.
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Oregon weighs clean truck rules to cut diesel pollution   
November 20, 2021
Source: Oregonian on MSN.com - The Department of Environmental Quality’s rulemaking board, the Oregon Environmental Quality Commission, will vote on Wednesday on two rules that seek to rein in diesel pollution in Oregon. The Advanced Clean Truck Rule...
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US House Passes Bill with Historic Investments in Climate Action and Environmental Justice   
November 20, 2021
Source: Common Dreams - The U.S. House has passed the Build Back Better Act—legislation that would launch the United States toward a clean energy economy, according to the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS), making historic investments in clean...
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