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Category: Environmental News

01/26 4:06 pm

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg on Sunday joined the voices criticizing an Associated Press photograph of activists at the World Economic Forum that cropped out Ugandan activist Vanessa Nakate.“This Friday 5 representatives from Fridays For… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

01/26 7:06 am

President Trump’s new water rule cements a campaign promise to farmers to reverse a controversial Obama-era policy, but it may not be enough to win over an agricultural industry that has seen markets evaporate under his trade wars.In the past two… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

01/24 7:06 pm

Hours after an explosion at a manufacturing plant in northwest Houston killed two and damaged hundreds of homes Friday, two lawsuits had already been filed against the company that owns the facility. …Read Full Article

Source: Law360 Environmental Texas

01/24 5:26 pm

DATA IS BEAUTIFUL: Critics say the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) water policy unveiled Thursday is one of the biggest rollbacks to water policy in decades, but it’s tough to know the extent of its impact because of challenges that come… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

01/24 4:46 pm

Democrats on the House Energy and Commerce Committee are asking the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to explain a drop in the number of hazardous waste sites that the agency cleaned up last year. The figures show that the agency had the… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

01/24 4:36 pm

A coalition of more than 320 groups will ask the White House to extend its comment period on planned changes to a bedrock environmental law. President Trump this month announced the proposed changes to the National Environmental Policy Act (… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

01/24 3:16 pm

Critics say the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) water policy unveiled Thursday is one of the biggest rollbacks to water policy in decades, but it’s tough to know the extent of its impact because of challenges that come with mapping America’s… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

01/24 12:56 pm

A Texas federal judge has dismissed a contractor’s suit accusing U.S. Wind of improperly canceling its contract to install a meteorological tower as part of a $2.5 billion Maryland offshore wind farm, deciding the allegations were only tenuously connected to Texas and therefore filed in the wrong court. …Read Full Article

Source: Law360 Environmental Texas

01/24 9:36 am

A vineyard in Sonoma County, Calif., spilled almost 100,000 gallons of red wine into the Russian River, posing a threat to the local fish population.The accident occurred Wednesday at Rodney Strong Vineyards after a blending tank burst open,… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

01/23 5:28 pm

IT WAS A BUSY THURSDAY! 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… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

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