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10/07 9:56 pm

Vice President Pence and Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) sparred over their commitment to the science of climate change, with the vice president repeatedly falsely asserting a Biden administration would ban fracking and adopt the Green New Deal.“The… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

10/07 9:26 pm

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) weighed in on the issue of fracking during the vice presidential debate Wednesday night, tweeting that fracking is “bad” as the candidates debated environmental issues.“Fracking is bad, actually,” the… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

10/07 4:46 pm

HAPPY WEDNESDAY! Welcome to Overnight Energy, The Hill’s roundup of the latest energy and environment news. Please send tips and comments to Rebecca Beitsch at rbeitsch@thehill.com. Follow her on Twitter: @rebeccabeitsch. Reach Rachel Frazin at… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

10/07 4:16 pm

California will aim to conserve more than 30 percent of its lands and coastal waters by 2030, Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) said Wednesday in announcing a new executive order. The order outlines a series of steps that the state will take, including to… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

10/07 3:56 pm

The Biden campaign is considering appointing a climate czar to oversee its environmental efforts if elected to office, according to reporting from Politico.Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has proposed a sweeping climate plan that ranges… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

10/07 2:56 pm

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has told the Fifth Circuit that expert biologists conducted a reasonable review of the risks a proposed liquefied natural gas terminal in Texas poses to an endangered ocelot before issuing permits, despite environmentalists’ claims to the contrary. …Read Full Article

Source: Law360 Environmental Texas

10/07 11:46 am

Donald Trump Jr. released a new video on Wednesday encouraging hunters and other outdoorsmen to vote for his father next month. The president’s son, an avid hunter himself, highlighted moves by the Trump administration to make public lands more… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

10/07 11:17 am

The U.S. Army has selected the University of Wisconsin for a multi-million dollar grant to develop hybrid-electric engine technology for the service branch as part of the Pentagon’s efforts to cut down on carbon emissions.The Combat… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

10/07 5:16 am

Biden’s climate plan lays out actions he would take on Day One like implementing “aggressive” methane pollution limits from the oil and gas sector and developing “rigorous” fuel economy standards.Environmental advocates say the former vice president… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

10/06 7:56 pm

Houston-area homeowners who are suing the San Jacinto River Authority alleging their floodwater management actions during Hurricane Harvey constitutes a taking of their property should have their claims dismissed because there’s no remedy available to them under the law, the Texas Supreme Court was told in oral arguments Tuesday. …Read Full Article

Source: Law360 Environmental Texas

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