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Stories with organization: Sierra Club
  • Enviros ask judge to order conservation funding in Florida 
    Updated: Aug-28-15 1:39 pm

    TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Environmental groups want a judge to order the Florida Legislature to use the state's budget surplus to fund a conservation land buying program, saying state lawmakers flouted the will of voters by failing to fund it.

  • Legal fees in Exxon case could cost NJ about $50 million 
    Updated: Aug-08-15 9:32 am

    TRENTON, New Jersey - More than one-fifth of a proposed $225 million settlement between Gov. Chris Christie's administration and ExxonMobil will go toward legal fees if a Superior Court judge approves the deal.

  • Pence says he will fight new EPA emissions rules in court 
    Updated: Aug-03-15 7:38 pm

    INDIANAPOLIS - Republican Gov. Mike Pence vowed Monday to "vigorously" fight President Barack Obama's recently finalized plan to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions from power plants across the U.S. over the next fifteen years.

  • Missouri GOP senator slams new power plant emissions limits 
    Updated: Aug-03-15 6:05 pm

    JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt of Missouri is calling a new plan to dramatically cut U.S. power plant emissions a federal overreach.

  • Moratorium on smaller coal ash reuse projects will end 
    Updated: Jul-31-15 2:51 pm

    CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - A moratorium on using coal ash as constructional fill on some projects is ending, but North Carolina regulators have failed to come up with new standards to reduce the public's exposure to potentially toxic chemicals, an environmental group said Friday.