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03/19 5:27 pm

CA CONSIDERING BAN OF ALL COSMETICS WITH CANCER CAUSING CHEMICALS: California is considering a bill that would ban the sale of all cosmetics in state that contain certain chemicals known to cause cancer and other health effects.State legislators… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

03/19 4:48 pm

California is considering a bill that would ban the sale of all cosmetics in state that contain certain chemicals known to cause cancer and other health effects.State legislators introduced a bill Tuesday that would ban makeup made with 20 highly… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

03/19 12:47 pm

Drone footage released by the American Red Cross on Tuesday shows the devastation caused in Mozambique by a cyclone which hit eastern Africa this weekend.”New @IFRC drone footage shows the extent of damage to communities in Mozambique after #… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

03/19 12:08 pm

Vice President Pence traveled to Nebraska on Tuesday to survey the catastrophic flood damage that has spread across the state and other parts of the Midwest in recent days.Pence will meet in Omaha with Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts (R) and Iowa Gov…. …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

03/19 10:38 am

Fish from a river in Ohio that gained infamy after it caught on fire due to pollution are now safe to eat.The Cuyahoga River in Northeast Ohio that runs through Cleveland caught on fire in 1969 after years of waste from nearby steel mills filled it… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

03/19 9:58 am

The Oregon House on Monday voted by a large margin to approve a 10-year ban on fracking in the state.The state house voted 42-12 in favor of outlawing the practice, in which pressurized liquid is injected into deep-rock formations to allow oil and… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

03/19 8:37 am

One-third of Americans attributed “unusual” winter weather this season to climate change, according to a Gallup poll released Tuesday.The survey found that 19 percent of respondents said the 2018-2019 season was colder than usual due to… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

03/19 6:47 am

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) said it will offer up to $1,000 to anyone who adopts a wild horse in an effort to “encourage more adopters to give a wild horse or burro a good home.”The agency said in a statement that it will be… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

03/18 6:27 pm

The Fifth Circuit said Friday a dispute between a wind power supplier and a Texas utility over whether there was a liability cap for the utility if it stopped purchasing power was not related to performance and was therefore outside of the scope of their contract’s arbitration clause. …Read Full Article

Source: Law360 Environmental Texas

03/18 4:47 pm

DC MOVES CLOSER TO CLIMATE LAWSUIT AGAINST EXXON: The D.C. government is beefing up its legal team ahead of an anticipated legal challenge against Exxon.Attorney General Karl Racine on Friday tweeted a link to a webpage that included a link about a… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

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