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First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

COAL: Ore. permit denial an 'existential threat' to would-be exporter -- greens

The permit denial handed down by Oregon regulators earlier this week represents an "existential threat" to the Australian mining firm that had been hoping to build a coal export terminal there and demonstrates risks faced by two other pending projects ... [Published E&ENews PM - Aug 21 2014]
Entities: Coal, Threat, Hugo Swire, Mining
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

GULF OF MEXICO: Council issues long-awaited call for restoration projects

The federal-state panel tasked with spending fines linked to the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill put out a call this afternoon for ecosystem restoration projects -- a critical step in what has been a frustratingly slow process for many involved. ... [Published E&ENews PM - Aug 21 2014]
Entities: Oil Spill, Ecosystem
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

CHESAPEAKE BAY: Farm Bureau brief contends EPA cleanup undercuts states, municipalities

The American Farm Bureau Federation filed its brief yesterday in a closely watched appeal of a landmark U.S. EPA-led cleanup plan for the Chesapeake Bay. ... [Published E&ENews PM - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

CAMPAIGN 2014: Steyer's PAC runs its first N.H. ads

The political action committee of billionaire environmentalist Tom Steyer today released its first advertising in New Hampshire, where Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen's re-election battle against relocated GOP ex-Sen. Scott Brown of Massachusetts is one ... [Published E&ENews PM - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

WATER: Green group's report challenges 'unnecessary' N.M. diversion project

A New Mexico river that's been listed among the nation's most endangered could run dry in the coming decades if the state approves a water diversion project to meet a projected supply gap, according to a conservation advocacy group's report. ... [Published E&ENews PM - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

NUCLEAR: DOE awards $67M for advanced infrastructure, university research

The Energy Department today announced $67 million for advanced nuclear energy research including a cheaper method to extract uranium from seawater using wind power. ... [Published E&ENews PM - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

SOLAR: Calif. plant operator defends against criticism on bird deaths

BrightSource Energy Inc. this week responded to criticisms of bird deaths at its solar plant in the California desert, downplaying the number of fatalities compared to other man-made hazards. ... [Published E&ENews PM - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

AIR POLLUTION: Iran cleanup plan features 400K electric motorcycles

Iran's oil ministry is backing a plan to usher in 400,000 electric motorcycles in an effort to reduce pollution, according to the country's state-sanctioned media. ... [Published E&ENews PM - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

AIR POLLUTION: Court rejects enviros' bid to regulate rail emissions as solid waste

A federal appeals court today rejected a novel attempt by environmentalists to force California rail yards to cut their emissions of diesel exhaust. ... [Published E&ENews PM - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

AGRICULTURE: Iowa advocacy groups allege conflict of interest in water pollution rule

The Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement Action Fund filed a complaint in federal court today in a challenge to a newly approved regulation that would require large livestock operators to obtain Clean Water Act permits. ... [Published E&ENews PM - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

WILDFIRE: Vilsack presses Congress to approve alternative wildfire funding

The Agriculture Department went on the offensive today in the Obama administration's ongoing effort to change the federal funding formula used to fight catastrophic wildfires. ... [Published E&ENews PM - Aug 20 2014]
Entities: Wildfire, Agriculture
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

OFFSHORE DRILLING: U.S. fetches $110M for western Gulf leases; industry clamors for new waters

The Interior Department today sold $110 million in oil and gas leases in the western Gulf of Mexico in a sale industry officials said illustrates the need to open new federal waters to drilling. ... [Published E&ENews PM - Aug 20 2014]

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