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Category: Environmental News

09/24 11:18 am

The Trump administration sought to constrict Venezuela’s oil sector even further Tuesday by designating four oil companies that continue to operate in Venezuela for penalties.As a result of the actions by Treasury, the four companies’ properties in… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

09/24 11:18 am

The Department of the Interior has launched an internal review into the millions of dollars in grants provided to an international wildlife organization where guards have been accused of committing human rights violations.Interior, in a … …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

09/24 10:07 am

A final Senate budget deal appears set to offer no funding for the Trump administration’s plans to move the headquarters of Interior’s land management agency out west.Funding for the Interior Department passed out of committee Tuesday… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

09/24 8:47 am

The Trump administration is threatening to withhold highway funding from California for its air pollution–the latest move in a political showdown as the state fights to keep tougher vehicle emissions standards.Trump’s Environmental Protection… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

09/23 7:37 pm

California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) on Monday hammered President Trump on the climate crisis, the Los Angeles Times reported, saying he’s “absolutely humiliated” by the president’s approach.“I don’t know what the hell happened to this country that… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

09/23 5:48 pm

A federal judge on Monday temporarily halted the Trump administration’s plans to open up thousands of acres in the nation’s largest national forest to logging. The decision by U.S. District Court of Alaska placed a preliminary injunction on the… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

09/23 4:18 pm

Video of Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg crossing paths with President Trump following her forceful speech at the United Nations on Monday quickly went viral across social media. The encounter between the two came after Thunberg… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

09/23 4:18 pm

Happy Monday! And welcome to Overnight Energy, The Hill’s roundup of the latest energy and environment news. Please send tips and comments to Miranda Green, mgreen@thehill.com and Rebecca Beitsch, rbeitsch@thehill.com. Follow us on Twitter: @… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

09/23 11:58 am

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg and 15 other children from 12 countries filed a complaint to the United Nations Monday alleging world leaders violated children rights because of inaction on climate change. The complaint was filed with… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

09/23 11:28 am

Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg on Monday criticized world leaders, saying they forced children to take the reins in the fight for climate change and did not react to decades of scientific warnings. “My message is that we… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

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