Environment

(Reuters) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will unveil a proposal to speed state-level permitting decisions for energy infrastructure projects soon, the agency’s chief told Reuters on Thursday, blasting states that have blocked coal terminals and gas pipelines on environmental grounds. U.S. EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler is pictured EPA headquarters in Washington, DC, U.S. April
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Indian billionaire Gautam Adani speaks during an interview with Reuters at his office in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad in this April 2, 2014 file photo. REUTERS/Amit Dave/Files MELBOURNE (Reuters) – India’s Adani Enterprises has stepped closer to construction of a thermal coal mine in the Australian state of Queensland after Australia’s environment minister
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DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran moved on Saturday to evacuate more towns and villages threatened by floods after continued rain in the southwest of the country, state television reported, as the nationwide toll from the flooding reached 70. An aerial view of flooding in Khuzestan province, Iran, April 5, 2019. Picture taken April 5, 2019. Mehdi
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The state of California filed a lawsuit on Friday seeking to force two federal agencies to provide data they used to justify rolling back landmark Obama-era vehicle emission standards, accusing the Trump administration of “willfully withholding” information. FILE PHOTO: Morning commuters travel in rush hour traffic towards Los Angeles, California, U.S., March
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MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Belize has approved a plan to set aside nearly 12 percent of its territorial waters as a protected area, more than doubling the size of existing reserves in the world’s second largest barrier reef. FILE PHOTO: People gather on a touristic boardwalk in Belize City, Belize June 22, 2016. REUTERS/Jose Cabezas
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