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Climate change: Clinton teams up with Al Gore

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Al Gore laid out the environmental stakes of the presidential race in stark terms during a campaign stop for Hillary Clinton Tuesday, arguing that electing her opponent would lead to “climate catastrophe.” Despite Clinton’s promotion of energy policies aimed at lessening climate change, there has not always been unanimity among her campaign aides about how strong that support should be. ...

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Clinton brings in Gore as closer on climate change

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MIAMI (AP) — Al Gore laid out the environmental stakes of the presidential race in stark terms during a campaign stop for Hillary Clinton Tuesday, arguing that electing her opponent would lead to “climate catastrophe.” Vice president during Clinton’s husband’s eight years in the White House and a longtime environmental activist, Gore served as a closer for Clinton on climate ...

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Best Debate Tweets: Presidential Edition

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Let’s start with the basics. This presidential election this year has heated up to an inferno, and tonight’s debate is only a taste of what we’ll likely see in the next several weeks until election night. Topics like taxes, the national debt, ISIS and gun control were covered, as one candidate tried to edge words in among the other. Most ...

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Clinton, Trump poised for must-see debate showdown

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HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — With millions watching and the American presidency on the line, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are poised for a must-see showdown Monday night, pitting the Democrat’s call for steady, experienced leadership against the Republican’s pugnacious promises to upend Washington. The 90-minute televised debate comes six weeks before Election Day and with early voting already getting underway ...

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Camanche plant plans to idle operations

CLINTON — TMK Ipsco will “temporarily” cease operations by the end of September in Camanche. Roger Bentley, public relations spokesman, announced Friday that 43 employees, the only remaining employees at the Camanche location, were notified Thursday of a “permanent layoff,” citing a decrease in oil and natural gas drilling as the primary cause. He went on to say that while ...

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Pipeline application is submitted

Williams’ subsidiary Transco has submitted a formal application with federal regulators for an approximately 200 mile long pipeline. The Atlantic Sunrise project, an interstate natural gas pipeline, will carry Marcellus Shale gas from northeastern Pennsylvania to markets on the east coast, including the Cove Point export terminal located in Chesapeake Bay.  The pre-filing process for the project began over a ...

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Wisconsin county shuts down frac-sand operation ‘running wild’

A Wisconsin frac-sand mine that was “running wild” and dumping polluted wastewater into an unlined pond against regulations has been shut down by Trempealeau County. The Guza Pit, four miles south of Independence, Wis., had been operating without a permit and was shut down Monday with a “stop-work” order from county regulators. It could face fines when the situation is ...

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