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PNS Daily Newscast - September 13, 2019 


Prosecutors get approval to bring charges against former acting FBI director Andrew McCabe; and the Trump administration rolls back clean water protections.

2020Talks - September 13, 2019. (3 min.)  


At last night's debate, Democrats try for breakout moments; former VP Joe Biden spats with Sen. Bernie Sanders and former HUD Secretary Julián Castro.

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Public News Service - ND: Climate Change/Air Quality

FARGO, N.D. - Cap-and-trade legislation seems to have moved to the back burner in Congress for now, but some North Dakotans are trying to get the ball rolling again. Most polls show a majority of Americans continue to support climate change legislation, which supporters say would control pollution t

Washington D.C. – Congress is expected to begin debate today on the American Clean Energy and Security Act, which supporters say would help transition the country to clean alternative forms of energy and create jobs in North Dakota at the same time. The Pew Environment Group finds in a new pol

Fargo, ND – Conservationists say that, of the 8,000 jobs likely to be created in North Dakota by the massive national economic stimulus bill signed by the President last week, many will be green. Corry Westbrook, legislative director for the National Wildlife Federation, says the first thing

Washington D.C. – In just over two weeks on the job, President Obama reversed a series of Bush administration policies affecting the environment. Among other actions, he ordered the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to review California's request to regulate emissions and the Transportatio

Bismarck, ND – Several environmental and conservation groups are urging Congress to consider funding in the stimulus package for infrastructure that goes beyond roads and bridges. They are promoting construction and development of advanced biofuel refineries, biomass research, and renewable en

Dickinson, ND – The Natural Resources Defense Council, Dakota Resource Council in North Dakota and Dakota Rural Action in South Dakota are pursuing their lawsuit against the U.S. State Department to stop construction of the international Keystone Oil Pipeline project. Mark Trechock with the

Bismarck, ND - Fighting climate change may have some extra economic benefits for North Dakota. The state's Congressional delegation, the governor, and other top leaders are coming together in Bismarck this week to talk about the possibilities at the Prairie Climate Stewardship Conference. Organiz

Washington, DC – This week, it appears Congress is finally ready to make a change and face up to climate change. The Senate debate on the "Climate Security Act" (S-2191), which began on Monday, marks the first time federal lawmakers have considered such a far-reaching bill as part of the natio

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