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Louisiana Flooding Swamps Agriculture

When deadly flooding rains swamped southern Louisiana last month, it destroyed lives and property. And it also caused millions of dollars of damage to the state's agriculture industry.
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At The Sacred Stone Camp, A Coalition Joins Forces To Protect The Land

Hundreds of Native Americans and their supporters have gathered in North Dakota to protest the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline.
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In The Battle To Save Frogs, Scientists Fight Fungus With Fungus

A deadly fungus is devastating frog populations around the world. In California, scientists are racing to find a way to immunize one species, mountain yellow-legged frogs, against the fungus.
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U.S. Halts Construction On Oil Pipeline In North Dakota After Protests

The Obama administration is halting construction on the pipeline after concerns were raised by a nearby Native American tribe. A federal judge previously ruled construction could proceed.
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Judge Rules That Construction Can Proceed On Dakota Access Pipeline

The Standing Rock Sioux tribe had sought a temporary stop to work on the pipeline. But after the ruling, three U.S. agencies said work would halt in an area particularly sensitive to the tribe.
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VW Engineer Pleads Guilty To Conspiracy To Violate U.S. Clean Air Act

Longtime VW employee James Robert Liang worked for the carmaker in Germany and in the U.S., where he helped bring a troubled diesel engine to market.
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California Gov. Jerry Brown Signs New Climate Change Laws

Brown signed two laws designed to be the most ambitious initiative on climate change in the country. The business community says the laws don't consider the economic impact on the state.
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A Siberian River Has Mysteriously Turned Blood Red

Alarmed Russians are sharing photos on social media of the red Daldykan River, located above the Arctic Circle. The Russian government thinks a pipeline leak from a local factory could be to blame.
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More Than A Year After Spill, Colorado's Gold King Mine Named Superfund Site

Thirteen months after an Environmental Protection Agency mistake sent millions of gallons of bright orange wastewater into a Colorado river, the agency has announced a cleanup for the Gold King Mine.
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Judge's Order Halts Construction On Part Of North Dakota Pipeline

A federal judge has granted the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe a temporary restraining order against a company building a crude oil pipeline. It covers only a portion of what the tribe requested.

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