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06/15 4:56 pm

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is facing a lawsuit over its approval of a plan to release genetically modified mosquitoes in Florida and Texas.Several groups, including the Center for Food Safety, the International Center for Technology… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

06/15 3:36 pm

Leaders at the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) violated the agency’s scientific integrity policy by issuing a statement in September 2019 contradicting the National Weather Service shortly after President Trump said Hurricane… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

06/15 3:36 pm

The National Black Environmental Justice Network (NBEJN), which aims to fight environmental inequality and racism, is relaunching amid the disproportionate impact that the coronavirus has had on African Americans. The NBEJN will meet with… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

06/15 12:46 pm

Oil giant BP is writing down as much as $17.5 billion in assets, the company said Monday, as the oil industry struggles to stabilize during the coronavirus pandemic.BP said it estimates the value of its assets decreased between $13 billion and… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

06/15 12:17 pm

Efforts to stymie government research into climate change and other controversial topics are increasingly being pushed by mid-level managers rather than high-level appointees, according to reporting from The New York Times. Fears of losing jobs… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

06/15 11:26 am

The Supreme Court on Monday upheld a permit for a controversial $8 billion gas pipeline that would tunnel below the famed Appalachian Trail.The 7-2 opinion handed a defeat to environmental groups who challenged the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, (ACP)… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

06/15 10:16 am

A conservative climate group is spending six-figures to run an environmentally-focused ad on Fox News in an attempt to push the administration and Congress to consider environmental issues in future coronavirus recovery legislation. The ad,… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

06/15 8:56 am

Top defense officials and members of local law enforcement are casting doubt on officials statements made by the White House defending a decision for the U.S. Park Police to remove protesters from Lafayette Park prior to the president’s walk to St…. …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

06/12 9:46 pm

Four poachers have been arrested for their alleged role in the killing of a beloved silverback gorilla in Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, where gorilla treks are a popular attraction for tourists.Uganda Wildlife announced … …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

06/12 5:06 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

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