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10/07 1:27 pm

Workers are suing over a new U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) rule that allows pork processing plants to speed up production lines, something their union says could endanger employees. The USDA rule, announced in September, would remove a… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

10/07 12:37 pm

A group of President Trump’s associates pressed Ukraine to install new management at the top of the country’s massive state gas company last spring in order to benefit some of their allies, The Associated Press reported … …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

10/07 12:07 pm

Several states have issued new warnings about an infectious disease that can kill deer as the hunting season begins, USA Today reported Monday.Wildlife officials in states including Nevada, Iowa, Wyoming, Pennsylvania … …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

10/06 11:58 am

Secretary of Energy Rick Perry urged President Trump to speak to Ukraine’s president about issues related to energy and the economy in a call that contributed to the launch of an impeachment inquiry, Perry’s spokeswoman told The Associated… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

10/04 4:28 pm

NEWTON, Iowa — Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) criticized the latest ethanol proposal from the Trump administration Friday, saying the president hasn’t done enough to remedy the past “gut punches” he’s delivered the ethanol industry. The 2020… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

10/04 3:17 pm

DRILL BABY DRILL: The Trump administration Friday announced it would make 725,000 acres in California’s central coast open to oil and gas lease sales, ending a five-year moratorium.The decision by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) land available… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

10/04 2:37 pm

The Trump administration Friday announced it would make 725,000 acres in California’s central coast open to oil and gas lease sales, ending a five-year moratorium.The decision by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) land available for fossil fuel… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

10/04 2:37 pm

Texas state officials asked a federal judge on Thursday to throw out what they said is a redundant claim from an environmental group that a highway expansion project could illegally harm two types of protected salamanders. …Read Full Article

Source: Law360 Environmental Texas

10/04 11:28 am

The Trump administration unveiled a fuel proposal Friday that would buoy corn farmers and ethanol producers to the detriment of the nation’s oil industry.The proposal from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) would require oil refineries… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

10/04 11:18 am

Two women have been charged by the Justice Department with attempting to damage the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline in Iowa after attacking the oil pipeline with torches in 2017.A press release Wednesday from the Justice Department announced&… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

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