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04/02 5:26 pm

HAPPY THURSDAY: 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

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04/02 4:06 pm

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Thursday announced that it will extend the amount of time in which the public can comment on its latest changes to a rule that would limit the agency’s use of studies that don’t make their underlying data… …Read Full Article

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04/02 3:26 pm

Recent Texas state court orders indicate judges are increasingly requiring parties and nonparties to submit to remote depositions amid the pandemic. However, there are inherent drawbacks to such depositions, including limitations on attorneys’ ability to assess witness credibility, says Edward Duffy at Reed Smith. …Read Full Article

Source: Law360 Environmental Texas

04/02 1:46 pm

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Thursday sent a letter to every member of Congress defending its controversial decision to hold back from penalizing companies that do not monitor their pollution during the coronavirus pandemic.The… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

04/02 12:26 pm

San Francisco is banning reusable shopping bags to prevent outside germs from entering grocery stores as the coronavirus pandemic affects cities around the country,The new ordinance from the San Francisco Department of Public Health aims to… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

04/02 12:16 pm

Meteorologists are forecasting a significant hurricane and tropical storm season for the Atlantic coast in 2020, according to researchers at Colorado State University.Experts have listed the names of sixteen storms, including the prospects of eight… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

04/02 11:56 am

The Department of Energy (DOE) will rent space to oil producers to store their surplus crude amid a decrease in demand linked to the coronavirus pandemic. A department statement said that the DOE hoped to make 30 million barrels of… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

04/02 10:16 am

President Trump on Thursday said that there could be a drop in international oil production of 10 million to 15 million barrels as the U.S. oil industry is hit by plunging prices linked to international disputes.”Just spoke to my friend MBS (… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

04/01 6:06 pm

The Grand Canyon will close due to concerns about the safety of employees and visitors during the coronavirus outbreak.The move follows pressure on National Park Service (NPS) officials from local officials and members of Congress. A… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

04/01 5:36 pm

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has determined that asbestos poses an unreasonable risk of cancer to both workers and consumers who inhale it, ramping up pressure on the agency to ban the substance. In a draft risk assessment… …Read Full Article

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