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Category: Environmental News

04/22 12:06 pm

President Trump said Wednesday that his administration would begin to reopen national parks as states relax restrictions meant to curb the spread of the coronavirus.“Thanks to our significant progress against the invisible enemy, I am pleased to… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

04/22 9:16 am

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee (D), who centered his short-lived 2020 presidential campaign around climate change, said Wednesday that he would endorse former Vice President Joe Biden’s White House bid after receiving assurances that the issue… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

04/22 5:17 am

By Elena Craft, PhDOn Friday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit dismissed lawsuits filed by Attorney General Greg Abbott and a group of power companies that could have undermined the Clean Air Act and hurt efforts to reduce climate pollution.
The Clean Air Act requires that …Read Full Article

Source: EDF Texas Clean Air Matters

04/22 5:17 am

By Elena Craft, PhDFollowing a series of delays in release of the ozone standard, several environmental groups have filed a motion with the DC Circuit Court to compel action from EPA. On August 8, 2011 the American Lung Association, Environmental Defense Fund, Natural Resources Defense Council, National Parks Conservation, and …Read Full Article

Source: EDF Texas Clean Air Matters

04/21 5:36 pm

DOUBLE DIPPING? Oil prices rose back into profit Tuesday after dipping into negative territory for the first time in history on Monday. But the rebound may be short lived as a lack of storage space could push markets to a similar crash within the… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

04/21 5:16 pm

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is projecting 2020 will be the hottest year on record, surpassing a record set in 2016. NOAA reported last week that the first quarter of 2020 is off to a near-record start as the… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

04/21 4:46 pm

Scientists for the third time in two months won their case against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), which under Scott Pruitt had barred those who received agency grants from serving on any of its boards. U.S. Court of Appeals for the… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

04/21 4:46 pm

A new study links concentration of a certain type of pollution to deaths from COVID-19 in Europe. The study found that 78 percent of fatalities in the areas it looked at were focused in the five regions that also had the highest… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

04/21 4:17 pm

Lawmakers on the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee have announced two pieces of draft legislation that together would invest $19.5 billion into the country’s water infrastructure. One draft bill, America’s Water… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

04/21 4:17 pm

Oil prices rose back into profit Tuesday after dipping into negative territory for the first time in history on Monday. But the rebound may be short lived as a lack of storage space could push markets to a similar crash within the next month. … …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

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