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03/13 4:58 pm

SOLAR INSTALLATIONS DIPPED LAST YEAR: The growth of solar installations across the U.S. dipped in 2018, according to a new report out Wednesday.Solar installations were down 2 percent from 2017, according to the Solar Energy Industries Association’s… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

03/13 1:08 pm

The Arctic is now “locked in” to experiencing unnatural levels of temperature rise by as early as 2050, according to a new United Nations environmental report out Wednesday.Dramatic temperature increases in the globe’s northernmost region, which is… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

03/13 10:48 am

The growth of solar installations across the U.S. dipped in 2018 according to a new report out Wednesday.Solar installations were down 2 percent from 2017 according to the Solar Energy Industries Association’s (SEIA) latest report…. …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

03/13 9:07 am

A United Nations report released Wednesday issued a blunt warning about the effects of human activity on the Earth, projecting that air pollution and other environmental consequences could lead to the premature deaths of millions of people over the… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

03/12 9:08 pm

Marathon Petroleum Corp.’s CEO said Tuesday if he could reform one oil and gas regulation it would be the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Renewable Fuel Standard program, telling attendees at an energy conference in Houston the rule “wasn’t based on a realistic view of demand.” …Read Full Article

Source: Law360 Environmental Texas

03/12 5:07 pm

EPA PUSHES NEW PLAN TO INCREASE ETHANOL IN GAS: Trump on Tuesday advanced a plan that would expand the use of ethanol in gasoline across the U.S., a move pushed by corn farmers but expected to draw ire from the oil and gas industry.The latest step… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

03/12 4:27 pm

The environmental organization Greenpeace on Tuesday distanced itself from criticism of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) and the Green New Deal made by the former president of Greenpeace Canada.Greenpeace said in a statement that Patrick… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

03/12 2:37 pm

President Trump on Tuesday advanced a plan that would expand the use of ethanol in gasoline across the U.S, a move pushed by corn farmers but expected to draw ire from the oil and gas industry.The latest step pushes forward a proposal that would… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

03/12 1:47 pm

The Office of Special Counsel (OSC) has cleared former Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke of accusations that he arranged a grant announcement to interfere in a Pennsylvania special election, CNN reported Tuesday. The OSC, which is separate… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

03/12 1:07 pm

A group of Democratic lawmakers are offering legislation to counter the highly controversial climate security council being formed by the White House.Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) and ten other Democratic lawmakers on Tuesday introduced a bill to… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

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