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04/20 3:16 pm

British primatologist and conservationist Jane Goodall said that she hopes a global movement of people calling for clean air will result from the global coronavirus outbreak, which has emptied cities of traffic.In an interview with the Associated… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

04/20 1:36 pm

The White House pushed the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to loosen a potential regulation regarding a class of cancer-linked chemicals, according to documents released by Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del.). The chemicals, called PFAS, are also… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

04/20 12:36 pm

Oil prices sunk to their lowest level in more than 80 years Monday, trading below $5 a barrel. That price is a more than 50 percent decline from the market close on Friday, after prices periodically dipped to another new low over the course of… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

04/20 10:56 am

Attorneys general for 18 states want the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to enact stricter rules as it weighs importation restrictions on products laced with a cancer-linked chemical.The class of chemicals known as PFAS is used in a variety of… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

04/20 9:16 am

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden said Monday that he would expand his environmental platform amid calls from some environmental groups aligned with former primary challenger Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.). “I outlined a bold… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

04/20 8:46 am

Stocks sank Monday morning as oil prices plunged to the lowest level in nearly two decades, reflecting doubts over how soon the global economy can recover from the coronavirus pandemic.The Dow Jones industrial average fell more than 450 … …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

04/20 8:46 am

Oil was trading at about $11 per barrel on Monday, with prices on track to hit the lowest level seen in over 20 years.That price is a nearly 50 percent decline from the market close Friday, after prices periodically dipped to another new… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

04/19 7:26 pm

Ex-campaign staffers for former presidential candidate Jay Inslee are reviving the Washington governor’s ambitious climate plan by pitching an updated proposal to congressional Democrats and the Biden campaign.The new plan is a condensed version of… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

04/17 6:07 pm

THE LOWDOWN: U.S. crude oil prices slipped to a new 18-year low on Friday, ending the week on a decline. At one point on Friday, West Texas International crude prices dropped to as low as $17.31 per barrel before eventually setting at $18.27…. …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

04/17 6:07 pm

U.S. crude oil prices slipped to a new 18-year low on Friday, ending the week on a decline. At one point on Friday, West Texas International crude prices dropped to as low as $17.31 per barrel before eventually setting at $18.27. They had… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

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