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Green group praises Bush on climate remarks

WASHINGTON - Billionaire activist Tom Steyer's climate change advocacy group offered unexpected praise on Friday to Republican presidential hopeful Jeb Bush for saying the United States should work with the world to reduce carbon emissions.

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Phillips 66 says pipeline leaked diesel into Mississippi River

- Phillips 66 said it discovered a diesel fuel leak from a company-operated pipeline between a terminal in Hartford, Illinois, and the terminal's barge dock on the Mississippi River Friday morning.

Water 18 Apr 2015

India takes 'significant step' in HFC decision: U.S. envoy

WASHINGTON - India's surprise decision to agree to phase-down the use of a potent greenhouse gas after years of opposition is a "significant step" toward global action to address climate change, the U.S. State Department's climate change envoy said Friday.

17 Apr 2015

Big U.S. investors push SEC for oil industry to detail risks of climate change

WILLISTON, N.D. - Calpers, the largest American public pension fund, and nearly 60 other institutional investors will ask the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday to require oil and natural gas companies to publish detailed analysis of the risks posed by climate change to their business models.

17 Apr 2015