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Category: Environmental News

10/23 4:14 pm

FOREVER FIELD TRIP: Two Senate Republicans have introduced a bill calling for moving most federal agencies outside of the nation’s capital.The bill follows controversial efforts from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Bureau of Land… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

10/23 3:34 pm

Two Senate Republicans have introduced a bill calling for moving most federal agencies outside of the nation’s capital.The bill follows controversial efforts from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

10/23 2:14 pm

The Trump administration is estimating that it will cost nearly $5 billion over the next 15 years to shrink the country’s population of wild horses and burros by more than two-thirds to a number officials say is sustainable for the herd.On a call… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

10/23 12:04 pm

The Department of Justice (DOJ) is trying to put an end to a California program that caps carbon emissions from the transportation sector, arguing the state exceeded its authority by crafting the program alongside Canada.The program, underway since… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

10/23 8:44 am

As the U.S. economy has grown, the gains have coincided with a reverse in improvements in air quality in the nation’s air.A new study released Tuesday found that the amount of pollutants in U.S. air rose between 2016 and 2018 after… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

10/23 7:44 am

London’s mayor this week said that efforts his administration has supported to fight air pollution in the city have caused such pollution in the air to drop by a third since the efforts launched six months ago.Sadiq Khan, whose administration… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

10/23 6:25 am

Democratic Sen. Chris Coons (Dela.) and Republican Sen. Mike Braun (Ind.) are rolling out a bipartisan caucus focused on bringing passable climate legislation to the upper chamber.The Senate Climate Solutions Caucus, launched Wednesday, is largely… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

10/22 5:04 pm

HOW HE SEES IT: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) chief Andrew Wheeler took to the microphone Tuesday to espouse the benefits of deregulation.Wheeler, speaking to the Detroit Economic Club, said he is often asked how the agency can protect the… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

10/22 4:04 pm

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) inspector general is launching a probe into whether the agency withheld reports on climate change.The inspection follows a September report from Democrats that found more than 1,400 USDA climate studies… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

10/22 3:54 pm

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) chief Andrew Wheeler took to the microphone Tuesday to espouse the benefits of deregulation.Wheeler, speaking to the Detroit Economic Club, said he is often asked how the agency can protect the environment by… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

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