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Phew. No ‘Material’ Effect Expected From Dan River Coal Ash Spill, Says Company.

Dan River Coal Ash Spill
by Bill Chameides
Apr 18, 2014

Duke Energy’s cleanup costs for the Dan River coal ash spill?

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Americans Driving Down Their Driving Miles

by Bill Chameides
Jan 14, 2014

We may be witnessing a historic change in our driving habits.

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Statistically Speaking: Elephants by the Numbers

elephant
by Bill Chameides
Aug 12, 2013

It’s World Elephant Day. (Who knew?!) Here’s a sober update on the ongoing saga of the proboscidian we call elephants.

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Worker Slowdown in Global Warming World

by Bill Chameides
Mar 7, 2013

Hot and humid does not make for good working conditions. Welcome to the future.

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John Sununu: We don’t need no stinkin’ energy policy

by Bill Chameides
Dec 12, 2012

History suggests he’s wrong.

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Climate Change: Words and an action

President Obama at Press Conference (November 2012)
by Bill Chameides
Nov 15, 2012

National leaders from both parties are not very sanguine about climate change policy, but state and local politicians are singing a different tune, and in one state policy is being put into action.

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Chemical Marketplace: Bar Soap vs. Liquid Soap

Soap
by Bill Chameides
Nov 9, 2012

One of the dirtiest campaigns in recent memory is over. So let us cleanse ourselves by turning our attention to a new topic: soap.

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Gas prices: How low can they go?

by Bill Chameides
Oct 2, 2012

Hoping for lower prices at the pump? Don’t hold your breath. Here’s why.

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Jobs and Coal in West Virginia: Up and Down?

by Bill Chameides
Jul 18, 2012

An examination of the data in the Mountain State may surprise you.

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Talking Green in Aspen

by Bill Chameides
Jun 27, 2012

Desolation Row or New Morning? What does the future hold?

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