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06/27 12:08 pm

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) said the first night of the Democratic presidential debates was not sufficiently focused on climate change. “I don’t think that we are discussing climate change the way we need to be discussing climate… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

06/26 10:27 pm

A group of Democratic presidential hopefuls sparred over climate change policies Wednesday night, spending nearly 10 minutes discussing the issue in the first primary debate of the 2020 race. Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, former Rep. Beto O’… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

06/26 5:18 pm

GREENS NEVER LIKED HIM. NOW WEHRUM WON’T HAVE TO HEAR ‘EM: The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) air policy chief is leaving amid ethics concerns.The agency on Wednesday announced that Bill Wehrum, the head of EPA’s Office of Air and Radiation… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

06/26 4:27 pm

Critics are pushing back after the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced this week that it is rolling back the union protections offered to its employees.In an email sent to agency staff earlier this week and obtained by The Hill late… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

06/26 4:27 pm

The New York City Council on Wednesday voted to declare a climate emergency, becoming the largest city in the country to commit to combat climate change.The legislation passed Wednesday includes a laundry list of impacts … …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

06/26 2:07 pm

Trump administration is again opening the door to the controversial Pebble Mine project in Alaska.The Environmental Protection Agency announced Wednesday that it will restart consideration of the mining project, which was previously promised by… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

06/26 10:08 am

The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) air policy chief is leaving, amid ethics concerns.The agency on Wednesday announced that Bill Wehrum, the head of EPA’s Office on Air and Radiation, will leave the agency by the end of June. The… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

06/25 5:08 pm

EPA GETS IN ON FOIA AWARENESS RULE ACTION: More political appointees at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) could soon have the authority to weigh in on public information requests.The rule is expected to be published in the Federal Register… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

06/25 5:08 pm

Activists with the Sunrise Movement, an environmental advocacy group, rallied outside the Democratic National Committee’s (DNC) headquarters in Washington Tuesday to demand the organization allow a presidential primary debate focused solely on… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

06/25 2:37 pm

Six Florida news outlets are partnering to create the Florida Climate Reporting Network to increase climate reporting across the state, the Miami Herald announced Monday.“This is an opportunity to maximize our ability to cover the biggest story of… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

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