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Freedom Industries says it is unable to pay its bills after spilling harmful chemicals into the water supply for Charleston, West Virginia. (Getty Images)

Company Files For Bankruptcy After West Virginia Spill

Bankruptcy filing shields Freedom Industries from dozens of lawsuits.

01/18/2014

The Obama administration will press ahead Friday with tough requirements for new coal-fired power plants, moving to impose for the first time strict limits on the pollution blamed for global warming. credit: STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Takes On Coal Power With First-Ever Carbon Restrictions

The Obama administration will press ahead Friday with tough requirements for new coal-fired power plants, moving to impose for the first time strict limits on the pollution blamed for global warming.

09/19/2013

The Obama administration will press ahead Friday with tough requirements for new coal-fired power plants, moving to impose for the first time strict limits on the pollution blamed for global warming. credit: STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Analyst: Shift In China ‘The Beginning Of The End Of Coal’

The future of coal is getting darker.

09/19/2013

Environmental Protection Agency chief Gina McCarthy. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

EPA Chief: ‘Can We Stop Talking About Environmental Regulations Killing Jobs?’

President Barack Obama’s top environmental official wasted no time Tuesday taking on opponents of the administration’s plan to crack down on global warming pollution.

07/31/2013

File photo of a cow on a farm. (Photo by Joern Pollex/Getty Images)

EPA Can’t Regulate Livestock Farms It Can’t Find

The report to Congress was blunt: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency had failed to regulate pollution from the nation’s livestock farms — many capable of generating more waste than some cities — because it lacked information as basic as how many farms even existed.

08/02/2012