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Full appeals court to decide on greenhouse gas emissions plan

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The full appeals court in Washington will hear arguments in the legal fight over President Barack Obama’s plan to curtail greenhouse gas emissions, potentially accelerating the case’s path to the Supreme Court. The United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit issued an order Monday scheduling oral arguments on the legality of the Clean ...

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Mine sites, courthouses, prisons, pet projects live on

WASHINGTON — Congress insisted it cleaned up its act five years ago in a much-ballyhooed reform, banning the costly practice of embedding legislation with billions of dollars for pet projects back home. Now, the custom of “earmarking” has become relatively rare. But creative lawmakers have found ways to help their states and districts, and the process is far more opaque than ...

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EIA announces 2014 energy conference

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WHAT: The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) will hold its 2014 EIA Energy Conference on July 14 and 15, 2014. The EIA Energy Conference has become a premier forum for addressing energy issues in the United States and around the world. This event will bring together thought leaders from industry, government, and academia to discuss current and future challenges facing ...

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