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21 HOURS AGO - Newsmax

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GOP Lawmakers Write Obama on Power Plant Pollution Regulations

Ninety-six Republican lawmakers have signed a letter urging President Barack Obama to drop the Environmental Protection Agency's "unworkable" climate regulation on carbon pollution from power plants.

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DEC 19, 2014 - San Francisco Chronicle

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NY passes law limiting lighting on state buildings

A suburban New York lawmaker is trumpeting legislation signed this week by Gov. Andrew Cuomo to curtail light pollution from state-owned buildings. Sen. Carl Marcellino (mahr-sah-LEE'-noh) says his bill requires the use of shielded lights on the exterior of state buildings, directing lighting downward onto streets, walkways and public spaces.

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DEC 19, 2014 - Yahoo! News

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U.S. green groups sue EPA over stormwater regulations

By Ayesha Rascoe WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two environmental groups have sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for what the groups said was failing to comply with a court order requiring the agency to strengthen regulations preventing pollution from storm water runoff. The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and the Environmental Defense Center (EDC) said in a statement that they filed ...

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DEC 19, 2014 - The Week

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Study finds link between autism and exposure to air pollution during pregnancy

Researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health have found that women exposed to high levels of air pollution in their third trimester of pregnancy could be twice as likely to have an autistic child.The study, published Thursday in Environmental Health Perspectives, shows that the risk of autism rises parallel with exposure to fine particulate matter during pregnancy, Bloomberg reports. ...

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DEC 18, 2014 - CBS News

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Air pollution linked to risk of having an autistic child

A new study found pregnant women in areas with high pollution face a higher risk of having a child with autism. And, millions of people with asthma and severe allergies may not be getting the full benefit of their medications. Omar Villafranca has some of the day's top health stories.

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