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The Camp Fire leveled homes in the Ridgewood Mobile Home Park retirement community late last year in Paradise, Calif. The state's largest utility, PG&E, may face billions in liability costs if its equipment is found to be responsible for igniting the fire. Noah Berger/AP hide caption

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Devastating Wildfires Force California's Largest Utility To Plan Sale Of Gas Assets

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David Bernhardt, a former oil-industry lobbyist and a polarizing figure, will lead the Department of the Interior for now as Ryan Zinke steps down. David Zalubowski/AP hide caption

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The Trump administration EPA says regulations to reduce power plant emissions of mercury and other hazardous air pollutants are too costly and should no longer be considered legally "appropriate and necessary." Matt Brown/AP hide caption

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The Trump administration has taken another step toward selling leases to drill oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. In this photo from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, caribou migrate onto the coastal plain of the refuge in northeast Alaska. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service/AP hide caption

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Downed trees mark the route of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline in Deerfield, Va., in February. A federal appeals court has blocked development of portions of the pipeline. Steve Helber/AP hide caption

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Just outside of Paradise, the charred remains of the Camp Fire stops just short of a home that survived the blaze. Adam Grossberg/KQED hide caption

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'Rethinking The Past' In The Aftermath Of California's Deadly Wildfires

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Carbon Engineering CEO Steve Oldham stands in front of the company's Squamish, British Columbia, pilot plant. It uses a chemical process to extract carbon dioxide from the air and turn it into a fuel similar to crude oil. Jeff Brady/NPR hide caption

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How One Company Pulls Carbon From The Air, Aiming To Avert A Climate Catastrophe

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OPEC President Suhail al-Mazrouei speaks Friday at OPEC headquarters in Vienna. OPEC, Russia and other producers have agreed to cut production, ignoring pressure from President Trump. Joe Klamar/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The greater sage grouse is viewed as an "indicator" species for the health of the sagebrush steppe ecosystem. Tom Koerner/U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service hide caption

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Dungeness crab like these, caught off the coast of Alaska, have been affected by the neurotoxin domoic acid because of algae blooms in recent years, which makes them unsafe to eat. Michael Melford/Getty Images hide caption

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Leoyla Cowboy was among the many indigenous people from around the world who came to North Dakota to participate in the Dakota Access Pipeline protests. Jeff Brady/NPR hide caption

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2 Years After Standing Rock Protests, Tensions Remain But Oil Business Booms

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A "Yellow Vest" protester waves a French flag in Villefranche-sur-Saone on Saturday, during a demonstration against high fuel prices. Jeff Pachoud/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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