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Category: Environmental News

11/18 7:44 pm

Two private water utility companies in a northern suburb of Houston want a Texas federal judge to put an end to a government resources conservation group’s alleged price-fixing of water supplies in the area, according to a Friday complaint. …Read Full Article

Source: Law360 Environmental Texas

11/18 7:04 pm

California has announced plans to stop buying vehicles from automakers that backed President Trump during the state’s battle over whether it can set tougher emissions standards. The California Department of General Services issued a statement… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

11/18 4:44 pm

SILENCING SCIENCE ADVISERS: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has repeatedly rescheduled and delayed a meeting of an advisory board slated to review a controversial proposal that would block the agency from considering studies that don’t… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

11/18 4:14 pm

Democrats are pushing for an investigation of a U.S. Forest Service (USFS) grant after reports that funds were funneled to a logging industry group as it lobbied to open up access to Alaska’s Tongass National Forest.Democrats say a grant from USFS… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

11/18 3:24 pm

The Keystone pipeline spill has affected nearly 10 times more land in eastern North Dakota than first thought, The Associated Press reported Monday.North Dakota environmental scientist Bill Suess told the AP state regulators estimate the leak… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

11/18 2:54 pm

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has repeatedly rescheduled and delayed a meeting of an advisory board slated to review a controversial proposal that would block the agency from considering studies that don’t make their underlying data… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

11/18 12:04 pm

Arctic sea ice receded to record lows in October, according to data released Monday by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association.Ice coverage recorded in October was 32.2 percent below the 1981-2010 average, according to the NOAA, and the 10… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

11/18 8:54 am

More than half of Superfund sites are in areas vulnerable to flooding and other impacts of climate change, according to a watchdog report slated to be released Monday and obtained The Associated Press. The AP reports that the Government… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

11/18 8:44 am

Dunkin’ will end the use of both foam cups and the nested “double cup,” the coffee chain announced, according to CNN Business.The practice of placing an iced drink inside a second foam cup began in New England and remains most common there… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

11/17 3:04 pm

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) administrator Andrew Wheeler will visit Israel this week, where the Trump administration official will deliver the keynote address at a water management conference.A press release from the EPA on Sunday reported… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

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