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07/16 7:07 pm

ALL ABOARD TO GRAND JUNCTION: The Trump administration has proposed dramatically scaling down the number of staff from a Department of Labor public lands agency who work in Washington, D.C., leaving less than 1 percent of staff working in the nation… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

07/16 6:47 pm

Scientists and Democratic lawmakers during a hearing Tuesday raised concerns over the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) over actions by the Trump administration they say are having a negative impact on science boards. The hearing… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

07/16 6:07 pm

The Trump administration has proposed dramatically scaling down the number of staff from a Department of Labor public lands agency who work in Washington, D.C., leaving less than 1 percent of staff working in the nation’s capital.An agency-wide… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

07/16 12:38 pm

The Trump administration plans to relocate the headquarters of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) from Washington, D.C., to Colorado, according to two lawmakers.The reorganization, first considered under former Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke,… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

07/16 11:58 am

The Deepwater Horizon oil spill proved to be one of the most litigious environmental events in the last decade, according to an analysis of cases released by Lex Machina on Tuesday.The 2010 spill, which released millions of gallons of oil into the… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

07/15 6:58 pm

KANSAS CITY OR UNEMPLOYMENT? A Trump administration decision to move researchers from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to the Kansas City area is threatening to spark the flight of more than half of the staff selected to move, gutting the… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

07/15 6:38 pm

A Trump administration decision to move researchers from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to the Kansas City area is threatening to spark the flight of more than half of the staff selected to move, gutting the agency of its top scientific… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

07/15 5:47 pm

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) increased the number of industry representatives and consultants on its top scientific board and failed to ensure all those appointees met ethics requirements, a government watchdog found.A report from… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

07/15 4:28 pm

Changing Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations could soon strip individuals and communities of the ability to challenge granted pollution permits while continuing to allow industry to appeal denials, The New York Times reported.The rule… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

07/14 8:17 pm

Lawmakers are zeroing in on the potential for foreign cyber attacks to take down the U.S. electric grid, with members in both chambers pushing hearings and a flurry of bills to address the issue. Congressional interest in the issue is growing… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

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