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Growers Group Leader Disappointed by Ag Pesticide Ban

LOS ANGELES — A widely used agricultural pesticide that California environmental officials have said has been linked to brain damage in children will be banned after next year under an agreement reached with the manufacturer, state officials announced Wednesda...

Feds Set to Revoke California’s Fuel Mileage Rules

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is poised to revoke California's authority to set auto mileage standards, asserting that only the federal government has the power to regulate greenhouse gas emissions and ...
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Amid Urgent Climate Warnings, EPA Gives Coal a Reprieve

WASHINGTON — Amid scientists' increasingly urgent warnings, the Trump administration ordered a sweeping about-face Wednesday on Obama-era efforts to fight climate change, easing restrictions on coal-fired power plants in a move it predicted would revitalize Am...
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Appeals Court Tells EPA to Ban Harmful Ag Pesticide

WASHINGTON — A federal appeals court has ruled that the Trump administration endangered public health by keeping a widely used pesticide on the market despite extensive scientific evidence that even tiny levels...