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06/09 7:18 am

Environmental Protection Agency is battling its own board of science advisers over its controversial plan to dismiss certain types of scientific research from consideration when issuing rules.A meeting this week between the agency and some of the… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

06/08 10:48 am

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee’s (D) campaign hit back at the Democratic National Committee (DNC) on Saturday after it denied the presidential candidate’s request to have a primary debate focused solely on climate change.The governor’s campaign… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

06/08 7:07 am

White House officials blocked a State Department intelligence agency from submitting written testimony warning Congress that human-caused climate change could be “possibly catastrophic,” The Washington Post reported Friday.The State… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

06/07 7:27 pm

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said there are “lots of ways” to address climate change and was confident the administration would find the means to do so.“We will do the things necessary as the climate changes,” Pompeo said in an interview with The… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

06/07 5:07 pm

More than 50 members of the Democratic National Committee are reportedly asking Chairman Tom Perez to hold a presidential debate on climate change after the governing body rejected repeated requests from Democratic presidential hopeful and… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

06/07 4:38 pm

KEYSTONE GETS THE GREENLIGHT: A 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals panel nullified a key barrier to the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, arguing that it no longer applies after the Trump administration replaced a permit earlier this year.The… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

06/07 11:47 am

A Ninth Circuit Court judge nullified a key barrier to the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, arguing that it no longer applies after the Trump administration replaced the permit earlier this year.Judge Edward Leavy out of Montana ruled… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

06/07 11:47 am

Leaders on the House Natural Resources Committee want the Interior Department to provide more information on grants it has given to organizations that have been accused of human rights abuses. The letter comes after Buzzfeed News … …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

06/07 9:59 am

A National Park Service (NPS) official who bought art for the visitor center at South Carolina’s Kings Mountain National Military Park orchestrated the purchase so that the artist would avoid having their wages garnished to pay back taxes. The… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

06/07 8:28 am

Many top-selling automakers around the world sent a letter to President Trump on Thursday urging the Trump administration to scrap plans to roll back fuel efficiency standards set during the Obama administration.In a letter signed by 17 major… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

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