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11/20 4:54 pm

BLM DISSENTERS GET THE BOOT: Bureau of Land Management (BLM) employees who choose severance over accompanying the agency as it moves out West will have to be out of their job by Jan. 31 of next year.In an email to BLM staff, acting Director William… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

11/20 4:44 pm

The Department of Energy is pushing forward with plans to allow faster cleaning dishwashers to duck current energy efficiency standards, a move critics say defeats years of progress on making the appliances energy efficient.The DOE proposal… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

11/20 2:24 pm

Bureau of Land Management (BLM) employees who choose severance over accompanying the agency as it moves out West will have to be out of their job by January 31 of next year.In an email to BLM staff, acting director William Pendley said eligible… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

11/20 2:04 pm

A decision by California state officials to boycott for the first time in half a century the state’s annual auto show, was meant as a stark warning to automakers who sided with the Trump administration in an ongoing emissions lawsuit.“We have… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

11/20 12:04 pm

More than 220 lawmakers are urging the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to go back to the bargaining table as employees fight against a contract they say was imposed on them.The push comes after the EPA sought to implement a new contract&… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

11/20 10:14 am

Actor and activist Mark Ruffalo hit the red carpet in Washington, D.C., Tuesday night to promote his film “Dark Waters,” and to speak out on the dangers of toxic so-called “forever chemicals.”Ruffalo testified befofe lawmakers on Capitol Hill,… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

11/19 7:04 pm

A pair of Australian scientists believe they have invented the technology that can recycle any type of plastic. Len Humphreys and Sydney University professor Thomas Maschmeyer told the Australian Broadcasting Corporation on Tuesday that the&… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

11/19 6:44 pm

Members of the California Air Resources Board (CARB) announced Tuesday they are boycotting the Los Angeles Auto Show over several automakers’ support for the Trump administration in a lawsuit with California over fuel economy standards. “For… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

11/19 5:04 pm

Actor Mark Ruffalo was on Capitol Hill Tuesday, testifying in a House Oversight Committee meeting over how to handle a cancer-linked chemical that’s been leaching into the water supply. However, much of the hearing left lawmakers squabbling… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

11/19 5:04 pm

A THOUGHTFUL DEBATE ON THE MERITS OF CÉLÉBRITÉ: Actor Mark Ruffalo was on Capitol Hill Tuesday, testifying in a House Oversight Committee meeting over how to handle a cancer-linked chemical that’s been leaching into the water supply.However, much of… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

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