Protesters target Google’s ties to James Inhofe, Senate’s noted climate-change denier. KQED

Judges uphold EPA plan to reduce pollutants at two coal-burning plants in Oklahoma. Tulsa World

Corps of Engineers moves closer to decision on how to ‘armor’ New Orleans area levees. New Orleans Times-Picayune

Navajos approve lease extension for power plant. Associated Press

Mexico’s cities not ready for climate change. Inter Press Service

Feds should expand damage assessment of BP spill – report. Greenwire

Homes keep rising in West despite growing wildfire threat. New York Times

Experts: Expect bigger, fiercer wildfires in West. Associated Press

Oil and gas boom driving water sales by southeastern NM farmers amid drought. Carlsbad Current-Argus

Plaquemines after Hurricane Isaac: Flood regulations may spell communities’ death knell. New Orleans Times-Picayune