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  • Just the Facts: Technology helps limit impact of gas stations on environment

    By James Hagadorn Special to The Gazette -
    Published: Mon, Dec 8, 2014

    Our neighbors are concerned about a gas station being built near their house. They wonder: Will it be toxic for residents? Are such stations are safe? There's no doubt gas stations are ubiquitous. That's because we need them. In newer neighborhoods, stations are typically built in a...

  • Deep in coal country, pondering future without it

    Updated: Sat, Dec 6, 2014

    HARLAN, Ky. (AP) — The rest of the house is just waking as Scottie Sizemore plops down in a rocking chair on his front porch with a cup of coffee. It's midmorning, but the sun has yet to crest the ridge above, where mist clings like clouds that couldn't quite make it over. Sizemore is...

  • Green Climate Fund - who's pledged and who hasn't

    Updated: Sat, Dec 6, 2014

    LIMA, Peru (AP) — Among the most significant achievements of the U.N. climate talks, the Green Climate Fund is intended to become a key channel of money to help poor countries take action to fight climate change and deal with its impacts. With Norway's pledge of $258 million on...

  • Stricter ozone standards could put Colorado Springs out of compliance

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sat, Dec 6, 2014

    If stricter standards on ozone pollution proposed by the Obama administration last month are approved, the Colorado Springs area would be noncompliant, and vehicle emissions testing could return to the region. The proposed rule change, released Nov. 25 by the Environmental Protection...

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