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Science Says: Amount of straws, plastic pollution is huge

WASHINGTON — Cities and nations are looking at banning plastic straws and stirrers in hopes of addressing the world's plastic pollution problem. The problem...
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PROVIDENCE, R.I. — An environmental group has asked the Superior Court to weigh in on the governor's power to appoint members to an agency...
New Jersey governor signs drill ban to thwart Trump plan

POINT PLEASANT BEACH, N.J. — On the anniversary of the largest marine oil spill in the petroleum industry, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed...
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COLUMBIA, S.C. — State lawmakers have finished a bill to update South Carolina's rules on how close to the water homes may be constructed...
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CORAL GABLES, Fla. — Florida Gulf Coast graduate transfer Zach Johnson says he will play his final college season for the Miami Hurricanes, his...
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CANCUN, Mexico — Gunmen on water scooters shot at a roving vendor on a beach in Cancun's glittering hotel zone Thursday, an incident believed...
Evidence of an oil spill was obvious, but was it a crime?

LOS ANGELES — An acrid stink of petroleum sent Santa Barbara County firefighters scrambling three years ago in a search of a possible spill....
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RYE, N.H. — New Hampshire fisherman will gather along the Seacoast this weekend for their annual beach cleanup. ...
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RICHMOND, Va. — A Virginia woman who has spent weeks camped in trees protesting a natural gas pipeline that would cross her property is...
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KINGS PARK, N.Y. — New York state plans to use recycled sections of the demolished Tappan Zee Bridge to build six new artificial reefs...

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