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Over the course of a career as an environmental lawyer, with a focus on energy-related issues, I’ve seen a lot of changes. There have been oil booms and oil busts, especially in my home state of Louisiana. Coal, nuclear, natural gas have fallen out of favor, only to come back and then in some cases fall out of favor again. Some elected officials take a slightly more active approach in [...]

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It was just a couple of months ago that I was telling you about an environmental monstrosity of epic proportions — massive mountains of a toxic oil-production extract called pet coke piled up precariously on the banks of the Detroit River, blowing poison toward residents of America’s most poverty plagued city. The irony is that the company behind the mounds of coke was none other than the Koch — pronounced [...]

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