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Category: Environmental News

08/09 3:48 pm

Environmental groups and other liberal activists renewed their attacks on the Democratic National Committee (DNC) Friday over its lack of a commitment to sponsor a primary debate focused exclusively on climate change.The DNC has already… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

08/09 3:48 pm

Democrats, environmentalists and state officials have lambasted a new proposal from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that would limit states’ ability to stall the construction of pipelines.The regulation targets a portion of the… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

08/09 1:18 pm

Agrichemical company Monsanto ran a sophisticated, multiyear campaign to monitor and discredit journalists and other critics of the company, according to internal company documents cited by The Guardian in an article published Thursday.The… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

08/09 6:28 am

The Environmental Protection Agency [EPA] has reauthorized the use of “cyanide bombs” to kill wild animals such as coyotes, foxes and wild dogs in an effort to protect livestock. EPA officials made the change in a recent interim decision,… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

08/08 7:37 am

Presidential hopeful Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) on Thursday unveiled new legislation to combat climate change with a focus on farm conservation, reforestation and wetlands restoration.The Climate Stewardship Act of 2019, which Booker says… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

08/08 3:07 am

Agricultural practices and people’s diets will need to change as rising temperatures diminish the earth’s ability to absorb dangerous emissions, according to a new United Nations Climate report.The latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

08/07 7:38 pm

A Texas federal judge consolidated a pair of ExxonMobil Corp. shareholder suits that accuse the oil giant’s executives of misleading the public about how the company factored climate change into its business decisions. …Read Full Article

Source: Law360 Environmental Texas

08/07 5:17 pm

STATES CHALLENGE EPA OVER PESTICIDE: Several states sued the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Wednesday over the agency’s decision to allow further use of a pesticide linked to brain damage.California, New York, Massachusetts, Washington,… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

08/07 1:17 pm

A prominent advocacy group sued the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Wednesday over the agency’s decision to allow further use of a pesticide linked to brain damage.Earthjustice filed its lawsuit in the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

08/07 11:07 am

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) would pay farmers to fight climate change if elected president under a new policy proposal released Wednesday.The White House hopeful’s farm economy plan aims to jumpstart the agriculture sector by, in… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

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