16 Feb '12, 4pm

On Our Radar: Climate Change and Curriculums

The unauthorized release of financial and other documents from the conservative Heartland Institute revives a controversy over efforts by climate denialists to influence school curriculums. [The New York Times] The Texas Forest Service says that the current drought has killed 5.6 million trees in the state’s cities alone. [The Austin Amefrican-Statesman] Environmental regulators in Michigan reach a deal under which Dow Chemical will clean up to 1,400 residential properties in Midland, the site of its corporate headquarters and a plant that polluted the area with dioxin for much of the past century. [Associated Press] An analysis by Massachusetts regulators suggest that ratepayers could see their electricity bills soar under a merger deal that requires the utility Nstar to buy energy from Cape Wind . [The Boston Herald]

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