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08/06 6:17 pm

The newly appointed head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency region that includes Texas, Oklahoma and other energy-producing states told Law360 Tuesday that he’ll draw on his experience in the energy industry to help the agency enhance economic growth. …Read Full Article

Source: Law360 Environmental Texas

08/06 3:57 pm

The national coordinating counsel is at the helm of both the design and execution of the virtual law team, providing case leadership and subject matter expertise, and ensuring consistency and efficiency throughout a mass tort litigation, say attorneys at Sidley Austin and FaegreBD. …Read Full Article

Source: Law360 Environmental Texas

08/06 12:17 pm

The Interior Department took notes from the FBI, which handles reams of classified material and is known as a slower responder to public records requests, while developing its controversial policy for Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests,… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

08/06 11:27 am

New Mexico’s Democratic governor is pushing back against the Environmental Protection Agency for failing to help the state fight contamination from “forever chemicals” spread by a military base.In a Friday letter to EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

08/06 10:27 am

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) may have violated the law with its decision to relocate two offices from Washington, D.C., to the Kansas City area, according to the USDA Office of Inspector General.The USDA recently moved its… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

08/05 5:57 pm

A Houston-based real estate company seeking more than $1 million from insurers for Hurricane Harvey damage pushed to send its suit back to Texas state court Friday, saying the insurers cited an “unconscionable” arbitration pact in moving the case to federal court. …Read Full Article

Source: Law360 Environmental Texas

08/05 5:47 pm

Democratic presidential candidate Jay Inslee announced Monday he’d had his best five days of fundraising since he launched his campaign, a high point his staff is attributing to last week’s primary debate and a growing… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

08/05 1:57 pm

House Democrats are pushing for an investigation into a Trump administration decision to roll back offshore drilling safety measures put in place after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The House Energy and Commerce Committee on… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

08/05 12:57 pm

A top climate scientist is quitting the Department of Agriculture (USDA), accusing the Trump administration of attempting to bury a report he authored about rising carbon dioxide levels affecting rice yields, Politico reported… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

08/05 11:57 am

The White House is reviewing the final policy that would roll back Obama-era standards for vehicle emissions.The Environmental Protection Agency and Department of Transportation submitted the finalized Safer Affordable Fuel-Efficient (SAFE)… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

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