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Opponents fault Trump proposal to cut environmental reviews

A sign stands on Jan. 9 to mark the presence of a buried oil pipeline under a corn field in rural Milford, Nebraska. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

Describing windows rattled by industrial blasts and windowsills covered in toxic ash, a black resident of Texas' oil hub joined Democratic lawmakers, state officials and others Tuesday in urging the Trump administration to drop a proposed rollback that they said would silence disadvantaged people battling big polluters.

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What’s dead, what’s likely to become law in Wisconsin

Wisconsin Assembly Speaker Robin Vos speaks to reporters in the Assembly chamber ahead of their final day in session on Thursday in Madison,. (AP Photo/Scott Bauer)

The Wisconsin Legislature is hurtling toward the end of its two-year session with various prominent bills still in limbo, including a plan to reduce income taxes by $250 million, a plan to allow bars to stay open until nearly dawn during the Democratic National Convention and a bill to ban anyone under age 21 from vaping.

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