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10/28 4:46 pm

HAPPY WEDNESDAY! 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 at… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

10/28 12:46 pm

A new video from the Interior Department praising President Trump’s efforts in office — and subsequent Twitter comments defending it — have raised questions from ethics experts who say the content veers closely toward propaganda.Interior… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

10/28 10:26 am

The Trump administration on Wednesday lifted protections for Alaska’s Tongass National Forest, a move that will expand logging in the nation’s largest old-growth forest.A notice posted in the Federal Register lifts the so-called Roadless Rule… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

10/28 5:06 am

Democrats are sensing political gains from the Green New Deal heading into Election Day, even as Republicans deride the progressive proposal and some Democratic candidates slink away from it.The fight over the proposal — what’s in it and who… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

10/27 6:16 pm

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approved for five years the use of two products with the weedkiller dicamba on cotton and soybeans that are resistant to it.It also extended the use of a third product. The agency’s prior approval of… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

10/27 5:56 pm

HAPPY TUESDAY! 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 at… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

10/27 5:56 pm

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approved for five years the use of two products with the weedkiller dicamba on cotton and soybeans that are resistant to it.It also extended the use of a third product. The agency’s prior approval of… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

10/27 4:56 pm

The Trump administration has finalized its plans to expand drilling in the National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska (NPR-A), upsetting environmentalists by creeping toward protected territory within the reserve.The approval of the Willow Project allows… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

10/27 3:56 pm

President Trump is weighing whether to issue an executive order requiring an economic analysis of fracking, The Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday, citing unnamed senior administration officials.Hydraulic fracturing, commonly known as fracking, is… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

10/27 2:06 pm

Environmental groups are pivoting their case challenging oil and gas development on public lands in the wake of a federal court decision ousting the head of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and tossing the agency’s work in Montana.The new claim… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

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