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05/24 1:38 pm

Rep. Dan Kildee (D), who represents Flint, Mich., said a staffer was not allowed in to a portion of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) summit on drinking water contamination this week.“My staff was not allowed to attend today’s @EPA #PFAS… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

05/24 1:38 pm

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is extending the public comment period for a controversial science “transparency” rule that environmentalists have criticized as a rule that would limit facts from being involved in the agency’s… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

05/23 6:17 pm

REPORTERS BARRED FOR SECOND DAY OF EPA SUMMIT: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) barred reporters from attending the second day of its event on drinking water pollution.Journalists from The Associated Press, Politico and other outlets said… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

05/23 6:17 pm

The state of Wyoming announced Wednesday that it will allow grizzly bear hunts for the first time in 44 years.In a unanimous vote, the state’s Fish and Game Commission approved the hunting of 22 grizzly bears in the fall, in areas east and… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

05/23 12:27 pm

Senate Democratic Leader Charles Schumer (N.Y.) is ripping the White House over high gas prices, arguing President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal is putting a pinch on middle class wallets. “According to energy analysts… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

05/23 12:27 pm

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is barring reporters from attending the second day of an event on drinking water pollution.Journalists from The Associated Press, Politico and other outlets said EPA staff at the agency’s… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

05/23 12:18 am

A Democratic senator is pressing the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) after it limited the reporters allowed to cover part of a chemical summit on Tuesday, with the senator blasting what he called the agency’s “disturbing treatment of… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

05/22 6:17 pm

EPA SPENT AT LEAST $9,600 ON OFFICE DECOR AND DESKS: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) head Scott Pruitt spent at least $9,600 to decorate his personal office with Smithsonian artwork, a refurbished desk and other framed items, according… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

05/22 6:17 pm

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) head Scott Pruitt spent at least $9,600 to decorate his personal office with Smithsonian artwork, a refurbished desk and other framed items, according to an internal document obtained by The Hill on Tuesday… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

05/22 12:18 pm

Gas prices have reached five dollars per gallon in New York City, Fox5NY reported on Tuesday. One gas station in Manhattan’s Hell’s Kitchen neighborhood listed its gasoline for $4.999 per gallon, according to the news station. The current… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

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