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Spontaneous Combustion Not Possible in Mulched Beds, Industry Says
Green Activists and State AGs Collude Against Climate Dissenters
Burning Issues Continue Over Wood As Energy Source
Lawsuits Are Piling Up Against EPA
Spontaneous Combustion Not Possible in Mulched Beds, Industry Says
By Ken McEntee

Dry hot weather combined with indoor smoking bans create the ideal conditions for fires in mulched landscape beds. Such fires are on the rise across the country.

“There seems to be a recent blossoming of local news reports relative to mulch fires in the planting beds of homes and businesses,” noted Robert LaGasse, executive director of the Mulch and Soil Council, the Shallowater, Tex.-based trade association that represents producers of mulch, potting soil and growing media.
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Green Activists and State AGs Collude Against Climate Dissenters
By Bonner R. Cohen

E-mails uncovered by the Energy and Environment Legal Institute (EELI) show several state attorneys general (AGs) who have threatened possible prosecution of climate skeptics had collaborated in previous months with anti-fossil-fuel lobbyists to shape their legal and public relations strategies.

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Burning Issues Continue Over Wood As Energy Source
By P.J. Heller

New battle lines are being drawn in both the United States and Europe over the contentious issue of whether emissions from power plants burning wood pellets to produce energy are carbon-neutral or if they are actually generating more carbon emissions than if the plants were burning only coal.

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Lawsuits Are Piling Up Against EPA
By Ann N. Purvis

Lawsuits challenging various environmental regulations are piling up.

On March 3, U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts declined to halt an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rule regulating mercury emissions from power plants. The rule is currently under review in the Washington, DC Court of Appeals.

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