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Environmentalists ready to battle Trump, GOP in court

CHICAGO — The night before Donald Trump’s inauguration, five environmental lawyers filed a federal court brief defending an Obama administration clean-water rule that the new president and his Republican allies had targeted for elimination, considering it burdensome to landowners. The ...

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Industry, enviros praise gas-drilling time-out

ALBANY (AP) — Environmental groups and energy companies both claimed victory after Gov. David Paterson ordered a seven-month moratorium on some natural gas drilling in the state, although environmentalists would have preferred the broader ban that the Legislature had approved.

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