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Jeff Van Horn, a land surveyor for the oil and gas industry, worries that Colorado's Proposition 112 would hurt industry growth. It seeks to dramatically increase the distance between wells and homes to 2,500 feet. Grace Hood/CPR hide caption

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Colorado's Anti-Fracking Measure Would Keep Wells Farther Away From Homes And Schools

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Allagash employees Salim Raal, left, and Brendan McKay stack bottles of Golden Brett, a limited release beer fermented with a house strain of Brettanomyces yeast. The Maine brewery recently installed solar panels as part of its sustainability initiatives. Derek Davis/Portland Press Herald via Getty Images hide caption

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Protesters disrupt construction of the Bayou Bridge Pipeline in early September. Trespassing near pipelines is now a felony offense in Louisiana, punishable by up to five years in prison. Travis Lux/WWNO hide caption

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Tougher Laws On Pipeline Protests Face Test In Louisiana

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A gas flare at a natural gas processing facility near Williston, N.D. The Trump administration wants to ease regulations on methane emissions from energy production on public lands. Matthew Brown/AP hide caption

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Model 3 sedans sit on display outside a Tesla showroom. For California to reach its ambitious climate change goals, every vehicle sold by 2040 in the state will have to be a zero-emissions vehicle. David Zalubowski/AP hide caption

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Gov. Brown's Biggest Climate Foe Isn't Trump. It's Car-Loving Californians

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President Trump, flanked by Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross (left) and Energy Secretary Rick Perry (right), announces the approval of a permit to build the Keystone XL pipeline, in March 2017. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Solar panels are mounted on the roof of the Los Angeles Convention Center on September 5. The state's governor has signed a landmark bill setting a goal of 100 percent clean energy for the state's electrical needs, by the year 2045. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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An offshore installation barge welds segments of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline, to be laid on the seabed near Lubmin on Germany's Baltic coast. Esme Nicholson/NPR hide caption

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In Germany, Construction Has Begun On Controversial New Russian Gas Pipeline

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