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Monday, July 28, 2014

Not in my backyard: US sending dirty coal abroad

A ship is docked at Norfolk Southern's Lamberts Point coal terminal as a man plays golf in Norfolk, Va. As the Obama administration weans the U.S. off dirty fuels blamed for global warming, energy companies have been sending more of America's unwanted energy leftovers to other parts of the world, where they could create even more pollution.