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Category: Environmental News

11/25 2:14 pm

Levels of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere reached record highs in 2018, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said in a report released Monday.The Guardian reports the findings from the United Nations agency show the increases in key… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

11/25 2:14 pm

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is considering increasing the monitoring of a cancer-linked chemical that has been leaching into the water supply.Their efforts focus on a class of chemicals abbreviated as PFAS, which are used on a variety… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

11/25 11:54 am

A majority of Americans believe the government must do more to address pollution and climate concerns, according to a new study.The federal government must do more to protect clean water, air quality, animals, open lands and reduce the effects… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

11/25 9:24 am

The Supreme Court on Monday declined to take up an appeal involving a prominent climate scientist who sued an iconic conservative magazine and libertarian think tank for defamation.In a closely watched request to the Supreme Court, the National… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

11/23 10:04 pm

Actress and environmental activist Jane Fonda said Saturday that she feels “sad” for President Trump and said that he is “in bed with the fossil fuel industry.””I don’t hate him. I feel sad for him,” Fonda said of Trump in a CNN interview. “And… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

11/22 8:14 pm

Protesters staged a sit-in at South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg’s mayoral office Friday, urging the White House hopeful to take stricter action on climate change in the city.“We are occupying the office of @PeteButtigieg because South Bend… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

11/22 4:24 pm

WHAT ARE YOU THANKFUL FOR? In a Thanksgiving note to staff on Friday, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) acting director William Pendley said he was thankful for the agency’s achievements, including changes to the environmental review process… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

11/22 4:24 pm

The Texas Supreme Court has rejected Volkswagen’s bid to block the state and two counties from separately suing the German automaker for environmental or anti-tampering law violations over its 2015 diesel emissions-cheating scandal. …Read Full Article

Source: Law360 Environmental Texas

11/22 4:04 pm

In a Thanksgiving note to staff on Friday, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) acting director William Pendley said he was thankful for the agency’s achievements, including changes to the environmental review process that allows for fast-tracking… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

11/22 2:04 pm

Starting tomorrow, consumers will no longer be able to handle or purchase products containing the chemical methylene chloride, found often in paint strippers.The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in March announced it would be banning all… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

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