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H. Sterling Burnett: Climategate Redux! NOAA Scientists Fudge, Lose Data

The award-winning scientist responsible for creating, collecting, and maintaining the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) data archive, John Bates, recently disclosed leading NOAA’s climate scientists violated the agency’s rules, rushing to publication data which had yet to be tested and confirmed in order to influence the outcome of the Paris climate negotiations in 2015. In a second breach of agency protocol, the scientists involved, led by Tom Karl, failed to properly archive and store their datasets for testing and public disclosure.

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Santa Monica Cuts Ties with Wells Fargo over Pipeline

SANTA MONICA — The coastal town known affectionately — or pejoratively — as the People’s Republic of Santa Monica has decided to cut ties with Wells Fargo bank over its involvement in the Dakota Access pipeline, LAist.com reports. The pipeline was

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Hedke: A New Age for EPA

When EPA was created in 1970, America faced tremendous environmental challenges, notably substantial air and water pollution. A dramatic clean-up was necessary, and clean up the problem we did. Some work remains to be done in various states, but there is every reason to believe each state is capable of addressing its own problems and would be very adept at doing so without one iota of oversight from the EPA behemoth in Washington, DC.

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Trump Approves Federal Emergency Aid for Oroville

President Donald Trump approved federal emergency relief funds Tuesday, following requests by California Governor Jerry Brown. The requests for Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) aid pertain to flooding in January and the evacuation effort due to the risk of spillway collapse at the Oroville Dam.

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Oroville Dam: Jerry Brown Asks Donald Trump for Aid

California Governor Jerry Brown has formally requested federal assistance from President Donald Trump to deal with the evacuation of nearly 200,000 people from the area below the Oroville Dam, where a spillway is near structural failure.

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Virgil: The Washington Post’s Carbon Tax Put-On

What do you call it when The Washington Post, which hates Republicans, seeks to advise them on what to do? That is, when the Post pretends to be offering honest constructive advice to the GOP? As in, do this, and it will be good for you. Maybe we could call it the Post Pretense, or the Post Ponzi, or the Post Prevarication. Or maybe we should just keep it simple and call it the Post Put-On.

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EXCLUSIVE: Oroville Dam Spillway May Have Collapsed at Its Center

Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-CA), who represents California’s first congressional district, told Breitbart News Sunday that authorities suggested the structural integrity of the Oroville Dam’s spillway was not sound and that its potential failure could be the result of a collapse at its center.