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DOT Stifles Report on How Climate Change Will Affect Gulf Coast Infrastructure

It wasn't exactly a secret that climate change will have drastic and often harmful impacts on the roads and causeways, chemical plants and oil/gas pipelines, and shipping facilities along the Gulf Coast. Two reports released in March had already said so.

But another report on the same subject from the Department of Transportation was buried deep in the bureaucracy - as has been the case with many reports on climate change impacts during the past eight years.

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Coal Ash Stories Untold in Many Communities

The December 2008 coal-ash spill at a Tennessee power plant has been making headlines for two weeks — but few journalists realize there are coal-ash stories to be unearthed in many communities. Here are some clues for finding them.

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Energy Company Applying for Major "Incidental Take" Permit

A Fortune 500 energy company is applying for an "incidental take" permit that would allow it to kill endangered and threatened species that live on the largest swath of land ever covered by one permit.

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