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Nebraska Residents Weary Of Keystone XL Pipeline Debate

As Congress and the president go toe to toe on the Keystone XL pipeline, that battle is resonating across oil country and especially in Nebraska, the state at the center of the controversial project.
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Why Some Chefs Just Can't Quit Serving Bluefin Tuna

Japanese sushi chefs often can't resist bluefin tuna on offer. Some American chefs can't either, even though conservation groups and marine biologists have been badgering them about bluefin for years.

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Obama Will Veto Keystone XL Legislation, White House Says

The House, which has a Republican majority, is expected to vote on the controversial pipeline this week. The GOP-dominated Senate is considering a similar measure, which has bipartisan support.
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For Many Navajo, A Visit From The 'Water Lady' Is A Refreshing Sight

For decades, residents of the Navajo Nation's Smith Lake community have had to make their water stretch; a mission trucks it in monthly from 50 miles away. But they'll soon get their own well.
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How Anglers Are Learning To Save Fish That Get 'The Bends'

Millions of deep-water fish die every year because of barotrauma, a condition divers know as "the bends." But scientists say descending devices can help fish survive a trip to the surface.
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Entrepreneurs Find Ways To Make Money From Carbon Emissions

President Obama in September set a formidable goal for American industry and agriculture — reduce greenhouse gases by a quarter in 10 years. But several states are ahead of the game.
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A Shadow Economy Lurks In An Electronics Graveyard

Two decades ago, the region of Agbogbloshie in Ghana was a lush mangrove swamp. Now, reporter and photographer Yepoka Yeebo explains, it's a vast dump full of electronic waste and young scavengers.
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A Young Generation Sees Greener Pastures In Agriculture

The average age of a farmer in the U.S. is over 58 and climbing. But in places like Maine, a growing number of under-35 farmers see an opportunity for better lives growing food for their communities.
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Utilities Fight For Revenue Lost To Solar Power

Solar energy had a banner year in 2014, but as more U.S. households make their own electricity, they're paying electric utilities less. Utility companies across the nation are fighting back.
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Where Could Ebola Strike Next? Scientists Hunt Virus In Asia

A handful of ecologists knew for years that West Africa was at risk for an Ebola outbreak. Now they're figuring out where else in the world the virus could be hiding. Many signs point to Asia.

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