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September 14, 2013 at 7:57 AM

Congressional hearing on climate change

Carbon tax is a good solution President Barack Obama wipes sweat from his head during a speech on climate change on June 25, 2013. [AP Photo/Evan Vucci] Boy, do we need some congressional attention to climate change. [“Special report: Sea Change,”, Sept. 13.] The House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce is actually holding a…


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July 11, 2013 at 7:28 PM

Fossil fuels and global warming

China will get its coal somewhere The coal seam at the Spring Creek mine near Decker, Montana is 80-feet deep and is taken out in 200-feet wide increments. The mining company is the fourth largest in the country and much of the coal is headed to the Far East through Washington, spurring debate about increased train…


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