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11/11 4:24 pm

GRAND JUNCTION GETTING EVEN GRANDER: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) may be upping the number of employees housed in its new agency headquarters in Grand Junction, Colo., acting director William Pendley told The Daily Sentinel last week.Pendley… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

11/11 12:24 pm

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) may be upping the number of employees housed in its new agency headquarters in Grand Junction, Colo., acting director William Pendley told The Daily Sentinel last week.Pendley’s comments come as a number of… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

11/11 11:34 am

A top Iranian official said Monday that the country has increased enrichment of uranium at a facility meant only for research purposes under the 2015 nuclear agreement between Iran and the U.S.The Associated Press reported that Atomic Energy… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

11/11 11:24 am

Two political backers of Energy Secretary Rick Perry landed a lucrative oil and gas exploration deal from Ukraine’s government shortly after Perry reportedly included one of the two men in a list of suggested potential advisers to Ukraine’s new… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

11/11 9:34 am

Former coal executive Don Blankenship on Monday announced he will make a 2020 White House bid as a Constitution Party candidate. Blankenship, who unsuccessfully ran a third party bid for Senate in West Virginia in 2018, took aim at President… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

11/10 7:54 pm

President Trump’s official withdrawal from the Paris Climate Accord is raising questions about how much leverage the U.S. will lose by leaving it, and how quickly it might be able to regain its global position if the next president opts to reenter… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

11/09 4:44 pm

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) said that energy company Exxon Mobil knew about climate change in the 1970s at a speech given during Sen. Bernie Sanders’s Iowa “Climate Crisis Summit.”The freshman congresswoman then asserted that after the… …Read Full Article

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11/08 4:04 pm

CUE TOM PETTY’S ‘WON’T BACK DOWN’: The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) inspector general is pushing back on a legal opinion from EPA lawyers that minimized their responsibility to comply with investigations, the latest tit-for-tat between… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

11/08 2:14 pm

The Interior Department has proposed awarding one of the first permanent federal water contracts to an influential California district for which Interior Secretary David Bernhardt worked as a longtime lobbyist.According to the… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

11/08 1:14 pm

A top Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) political appointee is under investigation for his suspected involvement in the destruction of important documents that should have been retained, Politico reported late Thursday.The investigation by… …Read Full Article

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