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06/28 10:58 am

President Trump’s “Salute to America” Fourth of July event in Washington, D.C. is primed to be one of the longest fireworks shows, and will feature a flyover by the U.S. Navy Blue Angels.New details released by the Interior Department… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

06/28 7:37 am

Palm Beach, Fla., has become the first county municipality in the country to do away with single-use plastic bags and polystyrene containers, The Palm Beach Post reports.According to the paper, local legislators recently voted to pass an ordinance… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

06/27 11:58 pm

The second night of Democratic presidential primary debates largely steered clear of climate change, drawing pushback from some green groups that had hoped to see the issue take center stage.The topic saw roughly seven minutes of air time… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

06/27 9:58 pm

Former Vice President Joe Biden pushed back against NBC debate moderator Chuck Todd after he said President Obama was unable to achieve his major climate goals.“I think you so underestimate what Barack Obama did,” Biden said. “He was the first man… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

06/27 7:47 pm

A panel of Fifth Circuit judges has upheld the criminal convictions for three members of a family who were found by a jury to have funneled federal hurricane relief funds for personal use, but agreed that there needs to be an adjustment to the terms of their supervised release. …Read Full Article

Source: Law360 Environmental Texas

06/27 4:58 pm

A photograph recently captured in Florida that shows a mother bird feeding a chick a cigarette butt on a local beach has been making its way across the country this week.The photograph, captured by Largo resident Karen Mason, shows a black skimmer… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

06/27 4:58 pm

PFAS GETS ITS DAY IN CONGRESS: The Senate passed a defense bill Thursday that would require an increased response from the government to harmful chemicals that have leached into water in at least 43 states. Included in the National Defense… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

06/27 2:28 pm

The Senate passed a defense bill Thursday that would require an increased response from the government to harmful chemicals that have leached into water in at least 43 states. Included in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) is… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

06/27 12:58 pm

Green groups and politicians alike are criticizing the first Democratic primary debate moderated by NBC News on Wednesday night for failing to ask enough substantive climate change questions.While debate moderators spent nearly 10 minutes asking… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

06/27 12:37 pm

Renewable energy production surpassed coal-fired generation for the first time in the U.S., according to the latest figures from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA).Sources like wind and solar energy provided 23 percent of America’s… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

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