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Obama Names Energy Secretary, EPA Chief

Obama Names Energy Secretary, EPA Chief

Picks reflect the incoming administration's promised commitment to science as well as shifts in current energy and environment policies

December 15, 2008 — David Biello
EPA Pick Hit for New Jersey Record

EPA Pick Hit for New Jersey Record

Some colleagues have accused Lisa Jackson, the new head of the Environmental Protection Agency, of being too cozy with industry, but environmentalists defend her

December 15, 2008 — Joaquin Sapien and ProPublica
Cleaning the Air Helps Cool the Planet

Cleaning the Air Helps Cool the Planet

Emissions cuts offer "greatest potential for substantial, simultaneous improvements in local air quality and near-term mitigation."

December 15, 2008 — Douglas Fischer
News Scan Briefs: Blocking Sound with Holes

News Scan Briefs: Blocking Sound with Holes

Also: electric fields increase fuel economy, sacrificial ants, explosive-free fertilizer and vanishing species

December 12, 2008 — Charles Q. Choi, David Biello and Philip Yam
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