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Judge Halts Arch Coal Mine Expansion in Colorado

The U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado halted Arch Coal’s expansion of an underground coal mine in western Colorado, ruling an Interior Department agency failed to consider requiring that the facility burn, instead of vent, methane gas.

Impeachment Shatters Perry’s Peaceful Exit From Trump Cabinet

Energy Secretary Rick Perry was poised to cap off his political career as one of Donald Trump’s longest serving Cabinet members and one who managed to avoid scandal. Now he may be remembered for something else: being one of the “three amigos” at the center of the House impeachment inquiry.

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PFAS: The 'Forever Chemicals'

97% of Americans have a detectable amount of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS, in their blood, but we don’t yet know all of their health effects. The EPA says more than 600 PFAS chemicals are in the marketplace in the U.S., and the OECD says there could be 5,000 types worldwide. States are racing to regulate PFAS, while the federal government lags.

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