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The Upper Tularik Floodplain in the Bristol Bay watershed in Alaska is the site of a fight over a proposed mining project has dragged on for years. Handout from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency via Reuters hide caption

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Who Wins And Loses From Tariff Placed On Solar Imports

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What's Really The Biggest Threat To The Coal Industry

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Robert Murray of Murray Energy (right) meets with Energy Secretary Rick Perry at the Department of Energy headquarters in Washington in a March 29, 2017, photo obtained by The Associated Press. Simon Edelman/AP hide caption

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Astronomers have discovered a star, shown in an artist's rendition, that appears to be orbiting an invisible black hole with about four times the mass of the sun. L. Calçada/ESO hide caption

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Like Florida, Maryland Wants To Be Exempt From Offshore Drilling

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Tim Kruger: How Do We Slow Climate Change Before It's Too Late?

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An oil platform sits in the distance at Refugio State Beach in California in 2015. Now that the Trump administration has announced plans to allow new oil and gas drilling leases in more federal waters, a number of states are petitioning to be exempt from the change. David McNew/Getty Images hide caption

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The Trump administration will cancel plans to allow oil drilling off the coasts of Florida at the request of Gov. Rick Scott, seen in Doral, Fla., last year. Lynne Sladky/AP hide caption

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Secretary of Energy Rick Perry testifies during a House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 12. Perry's proposed rule to benefit nuclear and coal power plants has been rejected by a federal regulatory commission. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Winter Storm Stresses Energy Infrastructures Along The East Coast

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Drillers Are Optimistic As U.S. Oil Production Booms

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Trump Re-Examines Regulations Regarding Fracking, Oil Drilling

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Two birds covered in oil sit on a rock near Refugio State Beach in Goleta, Calif., in 2015 after an oil spill from an abandoned pipeline spread over the beach. The Department of the Interior says it will no longer criminally prosecute energy companies that kill birds accidentally. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Tax Bill Would Open Alaska Wildlife Refuge To Drilling

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An explosion tore through an Austrian gas pipeline hub at Baumgarten on Tuesday. At least one person was killed, and now onlookers fear the explosion could send shock waves through the European gas supply. Tomas Hulik/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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