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Category: Environmental News

11/22 1:14 pm

Environmental groups filed a lawsuit against the Trump Administration Friday to challenge a recent decision that would limit California and 13 other states from regulating their own vehicle emissions standards.Environment America, The Center for… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

11/21 5:04 pm

100 BY 50: Democrats unveiled the first major piece of legislation in their effort to reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, with a bill that would first push government agencies to reach the goal.Dubbed the 100 Percent Clean Economy Act, the bill… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

11/21 4:34 pm

Plans to finish negotiations on the annual defense policy bill by the end of the week are being tripped up by entrenched positions over President Trump’s border wall, Space Force and cancer-linked “forever chemicals.”Comments from top… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

11/21 4:34 pm

Democrats unveiled the first major piece of legislation in their effort to reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, with a bill that would first push government agencies to reach the goal.Dubbed the 100 Percent Clean Economy Act, the bill… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

11/21 1:55 pm

A Texas appeals court declined to revisit a split decision that upheld a state environmental regulator’s approval of an individual waste disposal facility despite concerns raised late in the process by Texas energy regulators about the project’s impacts on nearby oil and gas deposits. …Read Full Article

Source: Law360 Environmental Texas

11/21 1:14 pm

Democrats on the House Oversight Committee are asking the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to turn over documents showing how the agency plans to regulate a cancer-linked chemical that has been leaching into the water supply across the country…. …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

11/21 12:15 pm

Chemical plants will be less burdened by safety regulations under a new rule finalized by the Trump Administration Thursday.Under the finalized tweaks to the Environmental Protection Agency’s Risk Management Program (RMP), safety regulations at… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

11/21 11:15 am

The Supreme Court on Friday will consider whether to take up a prominent climatologist’s defamation suit against a venerated conservative magazine, in a case that pits climate scientists against the free speech rights of global warming skeptics.The… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

11/20 9:54 pm

Former Vice President Joe Biden went toe to toe with billionaire Tom Steyer over their climate credentials during the fifth Democratic presidential debate on Wednesday.Steyer, who has sought to brand himself as the climate candidate, said he would… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

11/20 6:14 pm

The House Energy and Commerce Committee forwarded on Wednesday major legislation that would target a cancer-linked chemical that is leaching into the water supply.The legislative package targets a substance abbreviated as PFAS, widely used in a… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

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