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10/15 7:36 am

Google will provide the Department of Energy (DOE) with access to its cloud technologies under a five-year agreement with the federal government, those involved in the deal announced Thursday.Under the agreement, the DOE will have access to Google… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

10/14 8:26 pm

Environmental groups doubled down on their bid to halt progress on a liquefied natural gas terminal and pipeline in Texas they allege poses risks to endangered ocelots, telling the Fifth Circuit that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s review of the impacts is irreparably flawed and must be vacated. …Read Full Article

Source: Law360 Environmental Texas

10/14 5:46 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

10/14 5:46 pm

Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett declined to say whether she believes climate change is an ongoing threat during her confirmation hearing, instead calling it a “contentious matter of public debate.” Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.)… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

10/14 3:06 pm

This past September was the hottest on record globally, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has found. The NOAA finding, announced Wednesday, puts the planet on track to have its second-hottest year on record… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

10/14 2:36 pm

A shuffle to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) independent board of science advisers will add a longtime consultant who has worked for the tobacco and chemicals industries while promoting a member listed as someone “not to pick” by… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

10/14 8:56 am

President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett on Tuesday night said that she doesn’t have “firm views” on climate change when pressed on the issue during her confirmation hearing. Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.) asked the… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

10/14 8:17 am

Conservation groups are planning to sue the Trump administration in order to spur endangered species protections for giraffes.With as few as 69,000 adult giraffes remaining in the wild, environmentalists have filed multiple suits over the last few… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

10/13 8:46 pm

A recent study found that ocean warming has killed half of the coral in Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. The study, published in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B on Wednesday London time, involved four Australian researchers who… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

10/13 7:56 pm

President Trump on Tuesday harped on Democratic nominee’s stance on fracking in a pitch to Pennsylvania voters, zeroing in on an issue of heightened importance in the Keystone State.The president’s campaign rally was filled with his usual attacks on… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

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