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Scott Pruitt Spent Much of Early Months at E.P.A. Traveling Home, Report Says
The New York Times • Lisa Friedman
Crackdown on East Chicago air polluter stalls under Trump EPA
Chicago Tribune • Michael Hawthorne
Foreign rupee limit poses new threat to Indian high-yield bonds
Reuters
Drop in wind energy costs adds pressure for government rethink
The Guardian • Adam Vaughan
Will U.S. Liquefied Natural Gas Find A Market In Asia?
Forbes • Contributor, Jude Clemente
Analyzing The Bull Market Thesis
Seeking Alpha • Lance Roberts
3 Big Reasons To Be Bearish On Oil For Even Longer
Seeking Alpha • Miles White
“He railed against pipelines! And carbon! And fumes!” The Lorax gets a Trump-era update
Quartz • Zoë Schlanger
Study finds in-car rush-hour exposure to some particulate pollution twice as high as previously thought
Green Car Congress • Mmillikin
Conservative Party Merger Alters Landscape in Canada's Oil Patch
Bloomberg • Doug Alexander, Josh Wingrove
 
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Barack Obama, Energy Regulation
Scott Pruitt Spent Much of Early Months at E.P.A. Traveling Home, Report Says
The New York TimesLisa Friedman
Scott Pruitt, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency, traveled to his home state, Oklahoma, 10 times over three months this year, largely at taxpayer expense, according to a report released Monday. The findings from the Environmental Integrity Project, a nonprofit group...
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Air Quality, Barack Obama
Crackdown on East Chicago air polluter stalls under Trump EPA
Chicago TribuneMichael Hawthorne
During a stop in East Chicago three months ago, Scott Pruitt vowed that cleaning up the low-income, predominantly African-American and Latino city would be one of his top priorities as head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. But as contractors spend the...
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Banking, Currencies
Foreign rupee limit poses new threat to Indian high-yield bonds
Reuters
* Foreign investment limits complicate efforts to replicate Greenko structure By Daniel Stanton and Krishna Merchant SINGAPORE, July 24 (IFR) - Three years after stirring controversy, an offshore financing structure pioneered by Indian renewable energy producer Greenko Energy Holdings is now under...
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Electricity Markets, Energy & Utilities
Drop in wind energy costs adds pressure for government rethink
The GuardianAdam Vaughan
Onshore windfarms could be built in the UK for the same cost as new gas power stations and would be nearly half as expensive as the Hinkley Point C nuclear plant, according to a leading engineering consultant. Arup found that the technology...
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Compressed Natural Gas, Energy & Utilities
Will U.S. Liquefied Natural Gas Find A Market In Asia?
ForbesContributor, Jude Clemente
Asia is easily the world's most vital incremental gas demand market. And U.S. LNG is highly desirable in the region.
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Energy Regulation, Federal Reserve
Analyzing The Bull Market Thesis
Seeking AlphaLance Roberts
Stocks Rise Following Breakout In last week's missive "Bulls Run On Yellen's Easy Money," I addressed the breakout and why we increased equity exposure modestly in portfolios. "However, this changed this past week as Yellen uttered the two magic words: 'EASY MONEY.'...
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Carbon Tax, Currencies
3 Big Reasons To Be Bearish On Oil For Even Longer
Seeking AlphaMiles White
Summary Oil has fallen substantially from the high of $136 in June 2008 to the low of $42 in 2016. There is no good news for the oil story! Nigeria and Libya cannot afford to cut their output, and do not have...
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Energy Regulation
“He railed against pipelines! And carbon! And fumes!” The Lorax gets a Trump-era update
QuartzZoë Schlanger
In 1971, one year after the US Environmental Protection Agency was established, Dr. Theodor Seuss Geisel (nom de plume Dr. Seuss) published The Lorax, about a curmudgeonly creature who speaks for the trees. The book ends with a dire warning: Unconstrained business...
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Air Quality, Energy Regulation
Study finds in-car rush-hour exposure to some particulate pollution twice as high as previously thought
Green Car CongressMmillikin
« Report: Toyota to begin mass production in China in 2019 of EVs based on C-HR | Main A new study, part of the Atlanta Commuter Exposures (ACE) Study, has assessed on-roadway in-cabin particulate pollution (PM2.5) collected from scripted rush hour commutes...
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Carbon Tax, Oil & Gas
Conservative Party Merger Alters Landscape in Canada's Oil Patch
BloombergDoug Alexander, Josh Wingrove
Wildrose, PCs agree to unite to challenge Rachel Notley’s NDP New party set to lead in polls, expected to scrap carbon tax Alberta’s two main conservative parties have voted to unite, creating a political heavyweight in the heart of Canada’s oil patch...
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