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President Obama travels to the Everglades on Wednesday to mark Earth Day in a place that showcases the delicate dance between water, land and survival. In the Everglades, after all, a rise of just a few inches in the...Read More
President Obama recently updated federal flood protection standards. These are the criteria government agencies use when building their own facilities, as well as when they decide whether to finance large public projects, such as train or bus terminals, electric transfer...Read More
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The West Coast could soon become a destination for huge volumes of tar sands crude oil -- one of the world's dirtiest fuels -- setting back efforts to combat climate change and exposing communities to significant new health and environmental risks. Call it a tar sands invasion.