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It could never happen here (could it?)

As reported on the DeSmog blog, in Florida, acceptance of climate science has been equated with mental illness…

Barton Bibler is a long-time DEP employee who now serves as Land Management Plan Coordinator in its Division of State Lands.

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At Christie town hall meeting, Exxon settlement debate oozes in the background

HANOVER TOWNSHIP – At his 132nd town hall meeting, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie spoke about familiar themes, such as his $33.8 billion state budget proposal and plans to further overhaul the state’s pension and benefit system. 500 more words

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High School Appeals Cost Town Nearly $1.5 Million, Says Town Manager

WILMINGTON, MA – At last night’s Wilmington Board of Selectmen Meeting, Town Manager Jeff Hull announced that the various citizen appeals relative to the construction of the new Wilmington High School escalated the project’s costs by nearly $1.5 million. 393 more words

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Answers Sought After Reports Of 'Climate Change' Ban

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TALLAHASSEE (NSF) – An environmental group wants Florida’s inspector general to check out reports of an unwritten policy prohibiting state agencies from using the terms “climate change” and “global warming.” 573 more words

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Mysterious Explosions-Like Sounds Put Jefferson Hills On Edge

JEFFERSON HILLS (KDKA) — Police in Jefferson Hills are trying to figure out if someone set off homemade explosive devices near the Washington County line. 308 more words

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DEP Searching For Missing Gauge Containing Nuclear Material

PITTSBURGH (AP) – The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection is asking the public to help it find a missing nuclear gauge that contains some radioactive material. 145 more words

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NJ Senate To Vote To Reject Exxon Mobil Settlement

TRENTON, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) – New Jersey’s Senate is going to consider a resolution that calls for a judge to reject Gov. Chris Christie’s $225 million settlement with… 209 more words

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