Regulation lax as gas wells’ tainted water hits rivers. New York Times

New report exonerates climate researchers. Associated Press

Jerry Brown’s tough choice: green energy in hard economic times. Christian Science Monitor

Warming, polluted oceans imperil 75 percent of all coral reefs. Environment News Service

‘Green jobs growing in NC, but not fast enough. Asheville Citizen-Times

EPA trims costs to control toxic air pollution. Associated Press

Kentucky split between coal past and clean energy future. SolveClimate

Climate change creates longer ragweed season. Reuters

House votes to block EPA’s global warming power. Associated Press

House votes to cut budget of EPA greenhouse-gas registry. Wall Street Journal

Heavy rains linked to humans. New York Times

Most Americans oppose restrictions on EPA, poll finds. Solveclimate

Thawing permafrost may speed global warming: study. Agence France-Presse

Coal’s hidden costs top $345 billion in US: study. Reuters

Texas Republicans file amendment taking aim at EPA. Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Odds stacked against Obama’s clean-energy wager. National Journal

GOP proposes $1.6 billion cut to EPA budget, defends $4 billion in oil subsidies. ProPublica

Revealed: how energy firms spy on environmental activists. Guardian

Extreme weather batters the insurance industry. Reuters

Most companies push sustainability, but usually not for climate reasons — Study. ClimateWire

China readies $1 billion to fight worst wheat drought in 60 years. Guardian

Climate change keenly felt in Alaska’s national parks. Reuters

British businesses told: plan to adapt to climate change or face the consequences. Guardian

Feds fast-track mid-Atlantic offshore wind energy. Fort Worth Star-Telegram

House GOP readies bill to prohibit EPA from regulating carbon emissions. Washington Post

Public health groups launching campaign to defend EPA climate rules. The Hill

Amazon drought caused huge carbon emissions. Reuters

Fracking companies injected 32M gallons of diesel, House probe finds. Greenwire

Pacific Northwest warned of climate change dangers. Reuters

Mammoth storm leaves bitter cold, destruction. Associated Press

Powerful cyclone batters Australia’s northeast. Associated Press