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  • Trump to set new executive orders on environment, energy this week
    on April 24, 2017 at 9:46 am

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump this week will sign new executive orders before he completes his first 100 days in office, including two on energy and the environment, which would make it easier for the United States to develop energy on and offshore, a White House official said on Sunday. […]

  • Florida evacuation orders lifted as rain quells wildfires
    on April 23, 2017 at 8:05 pm

    (Reuters) - Florida officials on Sunday lifted evacuation orders for about 2,000 homes threatened by wildfires in drought-stricken central and southwestern parts of the state, after rainfall helped firefighters battle the blazes. […]

  • March for Science draws big crowds, clever signs across U.S.
    on April 23, 2017 at 12:42 am

    WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of people turned out in cities across the United States and beyond on Saturday for Earth Day events billed as a "celebration of science" to counter what organizers say is a growing disregard for evidence-based knowledge in Washington. […]