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08/10 8:06 pm

An insurer has asked a Texas federal court to excuse it under its policies’ pollution exemptions from defending a sand and gravel company against accusations it discharged debris into Houston-area waterways and caused millions of dollars in damage to properties that flooded during Hurricane Harvey. …Read Full Article

Source: Law360 Environmental Texas

08/10 4:46 pm

HAPPY MONDAY!! 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

08/10 4:16 pm

A Defense Department and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) watchdog will consider probing the Trump administration’s moves to advance the proposed Pebble Mine in Alaska following congressional requests on Monday. House Oversight and Reform… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

08/10 4:16 pm

Grand Junction, Colo., officially became the headquarters for the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Monday, capping a move that has cost the agency nearly 70 percent of its D.C.-based employees.An order signed by Interior Secretary David Bernhardt “… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

08/10 3:26 pm

A coalition of environmental and other groups on Monday threatened to sue the Department of Energy (DOE) over missed deadlines to update energy efficiency standards for products such as appliances. A notice of intent to sue filed by the… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

08/10 3:26 pm

The United States and Texas governments want to end seven years of negotiation with the city of Houston over sewage system overflows and have asked a Lone Star federal judge to approve a contested consent decree that includes $4.4 million in fees for the city. …Read Full Article

Source: Law360 Environmental Texas

08/10 2:46 pm

The Sierra Club, one of the nation’s most influential environmental groups, endorsed presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden for president on Monday. “We are confident that Joe Biden will be the champion for climate justice that America needs… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

08/10 9:36 am

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will sign and issue new rules this week that will get rid of certain methane gas emission requirements for oil and gas producers, The Wall Street Journal reported Monday. Unidentified… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

08/09 7:16 am

Local advocates are raising concerns that remote parts of Puerto Rico remain without the necessary telecommunications network as the U.S. island territory prepares for a historic hurricane season.Puerto Rico, which has already been… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

08/07 4:16 pm

TGIF!!! 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 rfrazin@… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

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