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10/23 5:46 pm

Testing for oil deposits at the Alaska National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) could begin in December, according to a proposed plan for such testing that was posted online Friday.The government posted a plan submitted by the Kaktovik Iñupiat… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

10/23 4:56 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@thehill… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

10/23 2:26 pm

Democratic nominee Joe Biden’s comment that he would “transition” away from oil made in Thursday night’s presidential debate could compromise the candidate’s carefully laid pitch to voters in Pennsylvania, a key swing state. The… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

10/23 1:06 pm

The Energy Department on Friday finalized a rule that exempts dishwashers that clean and dry in an hour or less from existing energy and water efficiency standards.The rule places quick-cleaning dishwashers in a separate category from dishwashers… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

10/23 9:46 am

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden couched his debate comments pledging to transition away from the oil industry Thursday, saying after the event in Nashville, Tenn., that the U.S. would not get rid of fossil fuels for a long time.“Eventually… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

10/22 10:46 pm

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden pledged to transition away from fossil fuels Thursday night while defending a climate plan that does not ban fracking.Biden has faced repeated attacks on fracking from President Trump as focus increasingly… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

10/22 10:36 pm

President Trump at Thursday’s presidential debate claimed low income and minority voters who have been impacted by environmental rollbacks under his administration were “making a lot of money” under his leadership.The Trump administration… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

10/22 5:46 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

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

10/22 4:26 pm

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Thursday finalized a rule that eases the permitting process for modifications made to polluting facilities.The rule changes the way the threshold for a more stringent type of permitting is calculated,… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

10/22 4:16 pm

A new executive order from President Trump makes it easier to hire and fire civil servants that work on policy, stripping some protections from career employees before a potential change in administration.Federal employee unions are billing the… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

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