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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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SALEM, Ore. — A new report lists four Oregon metro areas among the nation's worst 50 for air pollution spikes. ...
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DEARBORN, Mich. — Michigan officials have approved an energy company's request to build two natural-gas-fired turbines outside Detroit. ...
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BANGKOK — A court in Thailand found seven environmental activists not guilty Thursday of violating a law on public gatherings that imposes severe penalties...
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SEATTLE — The U.S. government has agreed to chip in $51 million to clean up pollution at a Seattle site where The Boeing Co....
Germany: prosecutors carry out raids in Porsche diesel probe

BERLIN — Prosecutors have carried out raids at 10 locations in southern Germany in an investigation of current and former managers at automaker Porsche,...
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FLINT, Mich. — A group that regularly meets in Flint to discuss the city's recovery from contaminated water is caught in a spat between...
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CASCADE TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Testing of private drinking wells near a western Michigan airport has found chemical contaminants after a report identified the airport's...
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PORTAGE, Ind. — A proposed federal settlement inadequately punishes U.S. Steel for chemical spills into Lake Michigan, according to Chicago officials and a surfing...
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WILMINGTON, Del. — Some Delaware restaurants have adopted a straws-by-request-only approach to combat plastic pollution. ...

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