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  • U.S. rule to cut toxic emissions at refineries

    September 29, 2015 | 1:17 pm

    U.S. oil refineries will face tighter standards in coming years on toxic emissions that cause lung problems and increase cancer risks, environmental regulators said on Tuesday.

    The Environmental Protection Agency finalized a rule, to be fully implemented in 2018, that aims to...

  • U.S. unveils sweeping plan to slash power plant pollution

    June 2, 2014 | 3:23 pm

    The U.S. power sector must cut carbon dioxide emissions 30 percent by 2030 from 2005 levels under federal regulations unveiled on Monday that form the centerpiece of the Obama administration's climate change strategy.

    The Environmental Protection Agency's proposal is one of the...

  • To frack or not to frack: is that a Jewish question?

    By Roger Price

    October 23, 2013 | 1:02 pm

       Did you know that fracking, the industrial process of extracting natural gas from shale rock is treif, that it violates Jewish values? Who knew? You could read the entire Torah, study the Mishnah and Gemara too, go through the commentaries of the rationalist Maimonides and the...