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Old King Coal's on a merry old roll

Don't be fooled by the whining that the Obama administration is on the verge of wiping out the coal industry. Big coal is as powerful as ever.

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The fast-food industry’s $4.2 billion marketing blitz

Yale's Rudd Center reports that the fast-food industry spent $4.2 billion on marketing last year. That's a sign of the industry's robust financial health -- and bad news for the public's health.

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Anti-advertising billboard showcases the clean air around it

This billboard is highlighting the good job done by the Clean Air Act while also giving instant weather updates.

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The Times exposes the craziness of the junk-food industry/USDA alliance

On Sunday, The New York Times ran a blockbuster piece on the unholy alliance between the USDA and Domino's to create a monstrously cheesy pizza -- while encouraging healthier eating habits. Here's what this partnership …

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Why we won't have a green energy revolution without the smart grid

The rise of renewable energy and electric cars will vastly complicate how the power grid operates. That means it's going to have to get a lot smarter.

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California's conservative counties voted green on Prop 23

The No forces' message that Prop 23 would kill green jobs seemed to hit home in conservative counties like Riverside and San Bernardino, where the unemployment rate has hit 15 percent this year.

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The Climate Post: Earth will take 100,000 years to recover from the midterms' effects on climate

Nothing ruins the opportunity of stopping climate change like Speaker of the House John Boehner. Plus, the Leaf's batteries and Alaska's gas problem.

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Shell Oil pays $6 million for clean air violations, Texas schools use funds to go solar

$2 million of a $6 million settlement over Clean Air Act violations will be spent to help Texas schools go solar.

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EPA captures latest environmental fugitive on 'Most Wanted' list

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency just nabbed the latest fugitive on its Most Wanted list. Hiding out in the Dominican Republic, this convict was on the run for giving green jobs a bad name.