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Category: Environmental News

10/18 2:04 pm

Youth climate activists successfully moved Miami Beach to declare a climate emergency this week, the Miami Herald reported.Youth climate activists held a protest for local leaders to take action on climate change last month. Some of the advocates… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

10/18 9:14 am

Outgoing Energy Secretary Rick Perry on Friday denied that there was any quid pro quo in his dealings with Ukraine, telling Fox News the Biden name never came up in his discussion with the county’s leaders even if transparency measures did.“… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

10/17 5:24 pm

Energy Secretary Rick Perry, whose dealings with Ukraine have become a focus of the House impeachment inquiry into President Trump, will be stepping down from his Cabinet post at the end of the year, President Trump said Thursday.Trump told… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

10/17 5:16 pm

HE’S OUT OF THERE: Energy Secretary Rick Perry, who has recently drawn scrutiny for his dealings with Ukraine as part of the House’s impeachment inquiry, has notified President Trump that he is resigning, according to multiple reports. It… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

10/17 3:54 pm

Energy Secretary Rick Perry, who has recently drawn scrutiny for his dealings with Ukraine as part of the House’s impeachment inquiry, has notified President Trump that he is resigning, according to multiple reports. It remains unclear… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

10/17 3:24 pm

A controversial federal committee that advises the Trump administration on the benefits of international big game hunting may soon be terminated.Interior Secretary David Bernhardt told members of the International Wildlife Conservation Council (IWCC… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

10/17 3:24 pm

Senate Democrats say they will continue to try and use congressional powers to repeal executive branch regulations, even though the tactic failed during a Tuesday effort to overturn a rollback of power plant pollution. “We got to keep putting… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

10/17 12:54 pm

An EPA official who used to work for Koch Industries continued to weigh in on agency deliberations on formaldehyde despite promises to recuse himself given his work for a major producer of the substance, Politico reported Thursday. An EPA… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

10/17 12:34 pm

Climate change will not be on the agenda at next year’s Group of Seven (G-7) summit hosted by the United States, acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney said Thursday.Mulvaney announced that Trump National Doral near Miami would host the… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

10/17 12:24 pm

Senate Democrats forced a floor vote Thursday to block the implementation of a Trump Administration environmental rule that aims to weaken regulations on power plant emissions.The vote, which failed 41 to 53, was largely seen as a protest of the… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

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