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Power plants pollute water from arsenic to zinc

01/18/2014 1:23am
More than 50 million pounds of toxic pollutants are being pumped each year into the nation's waterways from fossil fuel power plants, most of them coal, the Environmental Protection Agency says. They include:

Turkmenistan to make people pay for gas

01/18/2014 10:16am
Turkmenistan's president said Saturday his government will begin installing gas meters in households, ending the unlimited supply of free gas to citizens in the energy-rich Central Asian nation.