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Category: Environmental News

07/02 8:48 am

The owner of two Wyoming coal mines filed for bankruptcy and closed two mines on Monday, sending 700 workers home. Blackjewel LLC, the operator of the country’s fourth- and sixth-largest producing coal mines, was denied $20 million in… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

07/02 8:48 am

A coalition of green groups sued the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) late Monday over a rule that lifts requirements for major farms to report the pollution they emit through animal waste.The rule, released in June, spurred criticism from… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

07/01 6:08 pm

CLIMATE DEBATE, IS THAT YOU?: The Democratic National Committee (DNC) is considering two measures that could decide the fate of a standalone climate debate for Democratic presidential hopefuls, two DNC officials confirmed to The Hill Monday.Members… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

07/01 6:08 pm

The Democratic National Committee (DNC) is considering two measures that end the conflict over holding a standalone climate debate for 2020 presidential hopefuls, two DNC officials confirmed to The Hill on Monday.Members of the… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

07/01 5:37 pm

A water pipeline company has alleged in a Texas state court suit that a former business partner owes it at least $4 million for breaching an agreement under which it was to be the sole provider of water for the company’s fracking operations in North Dakota. …Read Full Article

Source: Law360 Environmental Texas

07/01 3:07 pm

Paris is instituting a policy that will prevent nearly 3 million cars from being driven in France’s capital during weekdays.The move comes as part of a greater effort to crack down on pollution in light of a report that showed Paris has the worst… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

07/01 2:27 pm

Various environmental groups on Monday sued the federal government over allowing the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, arguing the project violates environmental law.The Sierra Club, Northern Plains Resource Council, Bold Alliance and other… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

07/01 1:38 pm

Eleven Democratic attorneys general from across the country have filed suit against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), arguing they have failed to effectively regulate asbestos. The agency announced a rule in April to restrict the… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

07/01 12:08 pm

Prince Harry and Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle promoted environmental activists in an Instagram post Monday.”As a continuation of our monthly social awareness approach to shine a light on the accounts that are working towards positive change… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

07/01 12:08 pm

Harvard University is facing a backlash online after announcing that former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R) would serve as a senior research fellow on Friday.Snyder, who served as governor from 2011 to 2019, has been widely criticized for his… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

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