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In Pennsylvania, the No. 2 natural gas producer after Texas, the importance of the industry is emerging as a top issue among Republican contenders for governor before the state’s May 17 primary.
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Michigan officials are celebrating a “historic” deal that will pump nearly $3 billion into aging infrastructure, but advocates say the state should be spending that much — or more — every year to adequately address decades of disinvestment.
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In this Q&A, the director of MSU’s Center for PFAS Research Cheryl Murphy discusses the state of PFAS research currently, and why the U.S. and Canada should work together.
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The bottom-line budget for a vacation by the lakes is shooting higher, as local vacation homes and restaurants are replaced by mansions and condominiums.
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Wisconsin tribes contemplate future beyond gaming after pandemic shows risk of overreliance on casinos.
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A Pennsylvania court blocked the centerpiece of Gov. Tom Wolf’s plan to fight climate change, the latest challenge to the effort to make Pennsylvania the first major fossil fuel state to adopt a carbon pricing policy.
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The fossil and transportation sectors get a relatively free ride and electricity producers do the most to decarbonize in the much-anticipated 2030 Emissions Reduction Plan that was recently released.
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Federal officials slated millions of dollars for rural water projects in several states, with the Biden administration looking to shore up infrastructure needs made more urgent by long-term drought conditions.