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03/12 11:08 am

Newly confirmed EPA chief Andrew Wheeler blamed politics Monday is ruling out any re-opening of talks between the Trump administration and California over proposed changes to the federal vehicle emissions standard.Wheeler said the EPA has instead… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

03/12 8:47 am

President Trump on Tuesday shared a quote from a “Fox & Friends” guest who denied that climate change was caused by humans or that it is a threat.Trump tweeted out comments from Patrick Moore, the co-founder of environmental group… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

03/12 6:58 am

People across the globe are cleaning up littered areas and sharing pictures of their efforts online as part of the viral “#trashtag” challenge.According to CBS News, the challenge started several years ago but resurfaced earlier this month… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

03/12 5:08 am

President Trump is giving the nod to legislation that would make daylight saving time permanent, providing a boost to lawmakers who have pushed to make evening sunlight a year-round phenomenon.Experts say the issue… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

03/11 6:58 pm

Supporters of the Green New Deal are “oblivious” to the need for fossil fuels, the head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency told attendees at an oil and gas conference in Houston on Monday. …Read Full Article

Source: Law360 Environmental Texas

03/11 5:27 pm

Welcome back to Monday and welcome to Overnight Energy, The Hill’s roundup of the latest energy and environment news.Please send tips and comments to Miranda Green, mgreen@thehill.com. Follow me on Twitter: @mirandacgreen, @thehill.CLICK HERE… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

03/11 3:58 pm

The Trump administration on Monday called for cutting the Interior Department’s funding by 14 percent, but it also highlighted the agency’s increasing role in providing U.S. border security.The White House’s newly released fiscal year 2020… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

03/11 11:38 am

President Trump on Monday proposed significant budget cuts to the government agencies responsible for overseeing the nation’s energy and environmental policies, including a 31 percent reduction in spending at the Environmental Protection… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

03/09 8:28 am

America must stop partisan bickering over climate change and work together to develop reasonable solutions to the issue instead of “drastic, unattainable measures,” two centrist senators wrote Saturday.Sens. Joe Manchin (D-W.V.) and Lisa Murkowski (… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

03/09 7:57 am

The area burned by California’s deadly wildfires last year surpassed the state’s previous record by about a half-million acres, making 2018 the worst year on record for wildfires in the state, according to a new federal report.The report,… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

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