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Category: Environmental News

11/13 8:54 am

Record tides submerged much of Venice, Italy, Wednesday, flooding hotels and cafes and several tourist destinations in the city, according to the Washington Post.The so-called acqua alta followed several days of rain across Italy that flooded 85… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

11/13 7:04 am

A bipartisan group backed by a number of environmental and fossil fuel companies is launching a six-figure digital ad campaign Wednesday aimed directly at Washington’s movers and shakers.The thirty second online video titled “All sides win” aims to… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

11/12 7:24 pm

Environmental justice advocates on Tuesday accused the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of violating the civil rights of Spanish speakers by publicizing meetings only in English and failing to provide interpreters, and asked the agency to change its rules. …Read Full Article

Source: Law360 Environmental Texas

11/12 5:04 pm

RELOCATION OR RESIGNATION? Employees at the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) were given reassignment letters Tuesday as the agency marches toward its relocation across the West, giving staff 30 days to accept the move or face being booted from the… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

11/12 4:04 pm

The Trump Organization on Tuesday agreed to pay nearly $300,000 to the government of Scotland after a multiyear effort by the company to block construction of an offshore wind farm within view of one of the organization’s golf courses, according to… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

11/12 3:34 pm

Employees at the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) were given reassignment letters Tuesday as the agency marches toward its relocation across the West, giving staff 30 days to accept the move or face being booted from the federal workforce.The… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

11/12 3:34 pm

The FBI has launched a probe into how Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf’s (D) administration issued construction permits for a pipeline project carrying volatile natural gas across the state, The Associated Press reported, citing three people with direct… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

11/12 1:14 pm

President Trump told a crowd gathered Tuesday at the Economic Club of New York that he’s “very much into climate” and argued that Democrats’ environmental policies will help him win reelection.”I’m very much into climate,” he said after an audience… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

11/11 7:34 pm

The largest and most powerful hurricanes are striking the U.S. three times more frequently than they were a century ago, according to a study published Monday. The Danish authors of the study measured how strong a hurricane was by… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

11/11 7:04 pm

The latest iteration of a controversial Environmental Protection Agency proposal mandates scientists to provide broadened raw data related to their studies, a move some fear could further limit the use of science in agency rulemakings.According to a… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

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