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Trump’s Environmental Spending Cuts Could Cost Republican Districts Billions

Environmental contracts in danger with Trump cutsPresident Donald Trump's cuts to environmental programs may face resistance from members of his own party due to an Obama administration practice that spread billions of dollars in contracts to Republican as well as Democratic congressional districts.

A Bloomberg analysis of federal contract data shows that spending related to the environment reached 423 congressional districts in fiscal year 2016 and totaled $5.9 billion. Almost half that spending—47 percent—went to districts represented by Republicans.

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Miami's Fight Against Rising Seas

Miami State Road A1AThe first time my father’s basement flooded, it was shortly after he moved in. The building was an ocean-front high-rise in a small city north of Miami called Sunny Isles Beach.

The marble lobby had a waterfall that never stopped running; crisp-shirted valets parked your car for you. For the residents who lived in the more lavish flats, these cars were often BMWs and Mercedes. But no matter their value, the cars all wound up in the same place: the basement.

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Great Barrier Reef: Two-thirds damaged in 'unprecedented' bleaching

Coral reefs in grave dangerUnprecedented coral bleaching in consecutive years has damaged two-thirds of Australia's Great Barrier Reef, aerial surveys have shown.

The bleaching - or loss of algae - affects a 1,500km (932 miles) area of the reef, according to scientists.

The latest damage is concentrated in the middle section, whereas last year's bleaching hit mainly the north.  Experts fear the proximity of the two events will give damaged coral little chance to recover.

Prof Terry Hughes, from James Cook University, said governments must urgently address climate change.

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Trump Reportedly Prepping Order To Reverse Arctic Drilling Ban

Trump to lift ban on Arctic drillingPresident Donald Trump is crafting an executive order aimed at reversing the Obama administration’s permanent ban on oil drilling in large swaths of the Arctic and Atlantic oceans, according to two reports.

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke mentioned Trump’s plans for expanding offshore drilling during a presentation Thursday to the National Ocean Industries Association, Bloomberg reported, citing multiple attendees.

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Environmentalists sue EPA for reversing Obama-era move to ban pesticide

Dangerous chlorpyrifos used ion US agricultureEnvironmental groups have filed a complaint against the US government over its support of a pesticide linked to brain damage in children, one week after Donald Trump’s administration rejected federally backed science and reversed an Obama-era policy.

The Pesticide Action Network and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) filed the case against the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Wednesday, seeking to force the government to follow through with the Obama administration’s recommendations to ban an insecticide widely used in agriculture.

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Maryland governor signs fracking ban into law

Maryland Governor Larry HoganMaryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R) on Tuesday signed a bill establishing a ban on hydraulic fracturing in the state.

Hogan’s signature comes after the state’s Legislature passed the fracking ban last week. Maryland is now only the second state in the country to ban fracking, after New York established a similar ban in 2015.  Hogan’s signature is a victory for groups that fought for a fracking ban in Maryland.

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EPA chief says Paris climate agreement 'bad deal' for U.S.

EPA disses Paris climate pactThe United States should continue to be "engaged" in international climate change discussions but the Paris climate change agreement is a "bad deal" for the country, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency said Sunday.

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt did not confirm whether the United States would remain in the global climate change pact, under which nearly all countries agreed in 2015 to halt or curb their greenhouse gas emissions, even as the world's biggest emitter China reaffirmed its commitment to the agreement.

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