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01/14 7:48 pm

Green groups are too late to challenge the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s revocation of certain ozone limits and pollution control requirements for the Houston and Dallas metropolitan areas, the Texas attorney general and industry groups have told the Fifth Circuit. …Read Full Article

Source: Law360 Environmental Texas

01/14 7:18 pm

Outdoor clothing companies are calling for help at national parks during the partial government shutdown, which has led to overflowing trash and damage to buildings in parks where workers are furloughed.Recreational Equipment,… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

01/14 5:07 pm

Antarctic glaciers are losing ice at a far greater pace than the last four decades because of the rise in warm ocean water, The Washington Posted reported, citing a a new study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

01/14 4:47 pm

PG&E PLANS BANKRUPTCY FILING: Electric and natural gas utility giant PG&E Corp. on Monday said it will file for bankruptcy protection amid billions of dollars of potential liability for its role in recent California wildfires.The… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

01/14 3:08 pm

Former Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has landed his first job since resigning from the Trump administration.Artillery One, an investment firm that focuses on industries like energy and financial technology, said Monday that Zinke is its new managing… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

01/14 1:57 pm

U.K.-based international bank Barclays will likely reject opportunities to finance oil and gas drilling in the Arctic as well as other climate change threats, according to a new policy it announced Monday.In its Energy and Climate Change Statement,… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

01/14 8:59 am

Electric and natural gas utility giant PG&E Corp. said Monday it will file for bankruptcy protection amid billions of dollars of potential liability for its role in recent California wildfires.The announcement, a California-mandated 15-day… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

01/12 2:47 pm

Dan Little, the husband of Oregon Gov. Kate Brown (D), is sending President Trump a $28 bill after he cleaned up bathrooms that were overflowing with garbage at a local park that was understaffed due to the partial government shutdown.Brown… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

01/11 5:38 pm

Exxon Mobil Corp. and the state of Texas on Thursday asked the Fifth Circuit to toss environmentalists’ challenge of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s decision not to deny the oil giant’s air pollution permit application for a petrochemical plant, arguing it was well within the agency’s discretion and can’t be …Read Full Article

Source: Law360 Environmental Texas

01/11 3:17 pm

HOUSE VOTES TO REOPEN INTERIOR, EPA: The House approved legislation that would fund and reopen the Interior Department, Environmental Protection Agency and Forest Service in an 240-179 vote on Friday, the latest effort by Democrats to put pressure… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

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