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PNS Daily Newscast - November 18, 2019 


President Trump invited to testify in person or in writing, says Pelosi; a battle over the worth of rooftop-solar electricity when it's sold back to the grid; the flu gets an early start; and the value of Texas family caregivers.

2020Talks - November 18, 2019 


Former Pres. Barack Obama cautioned Democrats to be more moderate, and incumbent Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards wins over Trump-backed Republican opponent.

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Archive: June 3, 2014

PHOTO: West Virginians are debating the impact on the economy of new EPA carbon pollution rules. Photo courtesy of the Sierra Club.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Depending on whom you ask, the new Environmental Protection Agency carbon pollution rules will be a new start for the state's economy or will drag it down. Given reductions that have already have happened, West Virginia's power plants will have to cut the carbon dioxide t ...Read More

PHOTO: The new EPA rule to reduce carbon pollution from existing coal-fired power plants has been unveiled. Renewable Northwest says the move brings more value to Montana's wind power. Photo courtesy of Deborah C. Smith.

HELENA, Mont. - In the wake of Monday's new Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposal to reduce carbon pollution emitted by coal-fired power plants, Jeff Fox, the Montana Policy Manager at Renewable Northwest, thinks Montana's wind power resources may have just become much more valuable. The U ...Read More

PHOTO: EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy unveiled a proposed rule to reduce carbon pollution from coal-fired power plants. Virginia would need to reduce it's emissions by 37 percent. Photo courtesy of the EPA.

RICHMOND, Va. - The proposed rules for controlling carbon pollution from coal-fired power plants unveiled Monday by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has ignited some fiery debate in coal country. Virginia is heavily dependent on coal for electricity, and supplies most of its own coal. To m ...Read More

PHOTO: Michigan business and energy leaders are hailing the proposed coal power plant carbon emission standards for the economic benefits they could bring the state. Photo credit: Click/Morguefile.com

LANSING, Mich. – The new carbon-emission standards for power plants unveiled on Monday by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will do more than just clear the air. Leaders from various sectors say the rules stand to create jobs, save Michiganders money, and help preserve the Great Lakes ...Read More

PHOTO: The town of Dryden is one of two municipalities with zoning laws banning fracking for natural gas. Their cases are being argued today in New York's highest appeals court. Photo courtesy of the town of Dryden.

ALBANY, N.Y. - A case being argued in New York's highest appeals court today could shape the future of fracking - using hydraulic pressure to extract natural gas from the Marcellus Shale formation beneath much of the Empire State. The towns of Dryden and Middlefield in the Finger Lakes region voted ...Read More

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