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01/19 11:38 am

National Parks across the country are cautiously bracing for the three day weekend as the government shutdown edges into its fifth week.With a freeze in funding, limited ranger oversight and at times downright hazardous health conditions, the… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

01/19 8:57 am

A federal judge in California says that uninsulated power conductors owned by a local utility company were the cause of several wildfires that state agencies battled across California since 2017.NBC News reports that U.S…. …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

01/19 8:28 am

At least 66 people are dead and dozens more are injured or missing after an illegal gasoline pipeline ruptured and exploded Friday night in the Mexican state of Hidalgo, the state’s governor says.Hidalgo Gov. Omar Fayad told the … …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

01/18 9:38 pm

His confirmation hearing was held this week. The report noted that the TCEQ had devised its own plan to comply with federal regulations, but said “it would not adequately protect human health.” TCEQ s… …Read Full Article

Source: BING – TCEQ

01/18 4:17 pm

PENTAGON SAYS CLIMATE THREATENS BASES: A Pentagon report reveals that more than two-thirds of operationally critical military installations are threatened by the effects of climate change over the next 20 years, including repeated flooding and… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

01/18 3:08 pm

The state of Michigan is removing itself from two legal battles challenging the right of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to regulate various air pollutants at coal plants.In a motion to withdraw Friday, the state’s new Democratic Attorney… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

01/18 1:57 pm

A Pentagon report reveals that more than two-thirds of operationally critical military installations are threatened by the effects of climate change over the next 20 years, including repeated flooding and wildfires.The 22-page report released this… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

01/18 1:07 pm

A federal court on Friday blocked the Trump administration from issuing any permits to conduct seismic testing for offshore oil and natural gas drilling during the partial government shutdown.Judge Richard Gergel of the District Court for South… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

01/18 12:37 pm

His confirmation hearing was held this week. The report noted that the TCEQ had devised its own plan to comply with federal regulations, but said “it would not adequately protect human health.” TCEQ s… …Read Full Article

Source: BING – TCEQ

01/18 10:37 am

A teenage diver reportedly discovered over 50,000 golf balls, which can emit toxic chemicals as they degrade, off the coast of Northern California over the past two years.Alex Weber told NPR News in a report published on Thursday that she first… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

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