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09/12 12:06 pm

The coronavirus pandemic has severely complicated efforts to fight devastating wildfires raging in California and other parts of the West. The health and economic shutdown meant that volunteers who usually clear undergrowth and brush each… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

09/11 6:37 pm

A Texas steel mill wants to stop the construction of a natural gas pipeline on its property, claiming that the permitting process used by the Army Corps of Engineers to clear the project was inadequate and unlawful. …Read Full Article

Source: Law360 Environmental Texas

09/11 4:26 pm

TGIF! Welcome to Overnight Energy, The Hill’s roundup of the latest energy and environment news. Please send tips and comments to Rebecca Beitsch at rbeitsch@thehill.com. Follow her on Twitter: @rebeccabeitsch. Reach Rachel Frazin at rfrazin@thehill… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

09/11 11:36 am

A new study published Friday is the latest linking pollution exposure to a greater risk of dying from the coronavirus.The study published by IOP found that an increase in the concentration of multiple pollutants from a class known as hazardous… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

09/10 10:06 pm

Chemical company Arkema Inc. used a full day hearing Thursday to try to convince a Texas state court judge that criminal charges against it over chemical releases during Hurricane Harvey should be thrown out, arguing that evidence presented to a grand jury was based on a lie. …Read Full Article

Source: Law360 Environmental Texas

09/10 4:56 pm

HAPPY THURSDAY! Welcome to Overnight Energy, The Hill’s roundup of the latest energy and environment news. Please send tips and comments to Rebecca Beitsch at rbeitsch@thehill.com. Follow her on Twitter: @rebeccabeitsch. Reach Rachel Frazin at… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

09/10 4:16 pm

Three senators have finally come to an agreement on a provision stalling a bipartisan energy bill after months of delays.Sens. Tom Carper (D-Del.) and John Kennedy (R-La.) agreed to compromise with Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) on an amendment … …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

09/10 1:56 pm

SPOKANE, Wash. — An unusually hot and dry summer, ferocious lightning storms and a high pressure system pushing wind west across the Cascade and Sierra Nevada mountain ranges has created an explosion of wildfire across Western states.More than 26,… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

09/10 1:56 pm

Delaware on Thursday became the latest state to sue major oil and gas companies over climate change, claiming they knew about the issue for decades but participated in a “campaign of deception”. “Fossil Fuel Defendants had actual knowledge that… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

09/10 12:46 pm

Democrats are introducing a new resolution outlining an economic vision they hope will fight climate change while battling racial injustice.The THRIVE Act, short for Transform, Heal, and Renew by Investing in a Vibrant Economy, echoes many of the… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

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