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In the 11/05/2019 edition:

Trump's Paris Climate Accord Divorce: Why It Hasn't Happened Yet and What to Expect

No, the U.S. isn’t out of the Paris climate agreement yet. Here’s what’s happening and what comes next.

The Trump administration, which separated from the international community on climate change soon after taking office, filed for divorce on Monday by formally notifying the United Nations that it was withdrawing from the Paris climate accord.

Just as in a real break-up, the step was not surprising, and a long process lies ahead. Here are answers to some questions about what it all means.

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Trump EPA Targets More Coal Ash Rules for Rollback. Water Pollution Rules, Too.

The Trump administration has been scrambling to boost the coal industry ahead of the next election. Expect more rollbacks as the clock ticks.

The Trump administration made another attempt on Monday to prop up the sagging coal industry by proposing to relax two Obama-era rules meant to curb water pollution from power plants and clean up the ponds utilities use to store toxic coal ash.

The moves would make it less expensive for utilities to burn coal to produce electricity at a time when coal mining companies are going bankrupt and coal-fired power plants are closing.

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How Trump Is Using the Environment to Attack California. It’s Not Just About Auto Standards.

California has led the world in climate and environment policy. Trump appointees are now trying to erase that progress and shred its reputation.

As fierce Santa Ana winds whipped the wildfires outside of Los Angeles, stirring exactly the kind of infernos that scientists expect in a hotter, drier California, President Donald Trump was gloating over the new allies he has won in his epic battle to block that state's efforts to fight climate change.

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