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03/31 2:56 pm

As the Trump administration finalizes its plan to roll back Obama-era mileage standards, California announced it would sign a deal with yet another automaker to produce cars meeting stricter standards. California Air Resources… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

03/31 2:16 pm

Construction of the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline will proceed, the company behind the project said Tuesday, even as it faces opposition from native tribes and environmental groups. TC Energy spokesperson Terry Cunha told The Hill in an… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

03/31 2:16 pm

Environmental groups and Democratic lawmakers blasted the Trump administration’s Tuesday announcement that it would roll back Obama-era fuel efficiency standards, saying that it will worsen air quality and harm public health. The new standards… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

03/31 11:26 am

Former President Barack Obama on Tuesday urged voters o “demand better” of the government after the Trump administration rolled back a key Obama-era fuel standard intended to combat climate change.”We’ve seen all too terribly the consequences of… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

03/31 9:46 am

The Trump administration on Tuesday rolled back an Obama-era law that pushes automakers to produce more fuel efficient vehicles, severely limiting a rule designed to decrease pollution from transportation in the face of climate change.The new rule… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

03/30 11:16 pm

There will likely be major cuts to oil demand and production globally as the industry sees drops linked to the coronavirus and increased supply linked to international disputes, according to an analysis published early Tuesday. In the second… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

03/30 7:07 pm

Grand Canyon National Park is staying open amid the coronavirus outbreak despite a push by both National Park Service (NPS) employees and local officials for its closure, documents obtained by The Hill show. Health experts and parks… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

03/30 6:06 pm

SOMETHING TO MONITOR: Critics worry a new Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) policy will leave the agency unaware of how much pollution is leaking into air, water and soil as companies are given the green light to suspend monitoring during the… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

03/30 5:36 pm

The Texas Supreme Court has clarified the scope of a tool that allows issuers of bonds to quickly resolve securities disputes, holding that the San Jacinto River Authority can’t use the law to get a declaration that it complied with a groundwater contract. …Read Full Article

Source: Law360 Environmental Texas

03/30 5:17 pm

The Trump administration is expected on Tuesday to roll out a rule that would drastically cut the fuel economy standards negotiated under the Obama administration in an effort to battle climate change, according to The New York Times.The Trump rule… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

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