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Trump Moves to Exempt Big Projects From Environmental Review

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WASHINGTON — The White House on Thursday will introduce the first major changes to the nation’s benchmark environmental protection law in more than three decades, moving to ease approval of pipelines and other major energy and infrastructure projects without detailed environmental review. Many of the changes to the law —......
Property

One Small House in Boise, One Big Step in Homeownership – Home

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(NewsUSA) – There came a point in Meghanne’s 29-year-old life when she decided it was time to “be an adult and buy a house.” And as a loan officer, she wanted to practice what she preached about investing in homeownership. Then again, living on a dairy farm near Boise, Idaho,......
Environment

U.N. Climate Talks End With Big Polluters Blocking Stronger Action

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United Nations climate talks ended early Sunday in Madrid with big polluting countries blocking an agreement to enhance climate targets and deferring until next year a set of rules on international carbon trading. The United States, which is planning to abandon the Paris climate agreement next year and thus may......
Environment

GPS for Air Travel Came With Big Downsides: Noise, Then Lawsuits

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As flight paths changed, residents of Boston; San Francisco; Culver City, Calif.; and Washington, D.C., sued the F.A.A. over the resulting increase in noise. The city of Phoenix brought the first successful lawsuit and had the flight paths reversed in 2017. Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport tallied fewer than 25......

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