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Oil company proposes Arctic drilling from artificial island
The federal government is collecting public comment on a proposal to drill in Arctic waters from an artificial island
Iowa governor pushes Trump to preserve ethanol quotas
Iowa's Republican governor is reiterating her concern over a plan by the Environmental Protection Agency to reduce the amount of biofuels blended into gasoline and diesel
Trump EPA nominees on hold amid dispute over biofuel mandate
A Senate committee has delayed consideration of four of President Donald Trump's nominees for key posts at the EPA amid opposition to the administration's proposed reduction in the volume of biofuels blended into gasoline and diesel
George Saunders' 'Lincoln in the Bardo' wins Booker prize
American author George Saunders has won the prestigious Man Booker Prize for fiction with "Lincoln in the Bardo," a polyphonic symphony of a novel about restless souls adrift in the afterlife
Senators reach deal on resuming payments to health insurers WASHINGTON (AP) — Key senators have reached a breakthrough deal on resuming federal payments to health insurers that President Donald Trump has blocked. Insurers had warned that unless the money is quickly restored, premiums will go up.
Grassley threatens Trump EPA nominees over biofuels mandate
An Iowa Republican says he may seek to block President Donald Trump's nominees for key posts at the Environmental Protection Agency unless the administration backs off a proposed reduction in the volume of biofuels blended into gasoline and diesel
Dems slam Arctic drilling plan as 'polar payout' to Big Oil
Democrats and environmental groups are denouncing a Republican plan to allow oil and gas drilling in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, saying the plan would defile a crown jewel of U.S. wilderness to promote oil exports to China and other nations
AP Analysis: Iran angered by Trump, but needs nuclear deal
AP Analysis: Iran was angered by Trump's speech, but is unlikely to walk away from lucrative nuclear deal
Oil-rich South Sudan faces fuel shortage as 'people suffer'
Oil-rich South Sudan faces fuel shortage as corruption, civil war blamed; 'People suffer'