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11/06 5:04 pm

HOOBOY WHAT A LETTER: The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) independent watchdog criticized agency head Andrew Wheeler for his resistance to addressing his chief of staff’s refusal to cooperate with investigations.A letter released Wednesday… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

11/06 3:14 pm

The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) independent watchdog criticized agency head Andrew Wheeler for his resistance to addressing his chief of staff’s refusal to cooperate with investigations.A letter released… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

11/06 12:14 pm

The Supreme Court on Wednesday appeared divided over how to deal with polluted waters that flow indirectly into rivers and oceans that are regulated by the federal government as the justices heard oral arguments in a major case over the Clean Water… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

11/06 11:24 am

The Senate’s bipartisan Climate Solutions Caucus is already growing with the addition of six new members announced on Wednesday.Sens. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska), Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.), Mitt Romney (R-Utah), Angus King (I-Maine), Lindsey Graham… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

11/05 8:24 pm

Honolulu officials announced Tuesday that they plan to sue fossil fuel companies over their alleged role in climate change.The lawsuit set to be filed against the companies aims to hold them “accountable for the costs and consequences” of… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

11/05 5:24 pm

HAS A PFAS FIX BEEN NIXED? The Senate is prepared to walk away from provisions of a defense policy bill that would compel the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to regulate a cancer-linked chemical that is leaching into the water supply, Sen…. …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

11/05 4:34 pm

The Senate is prepared to walk away from provisions of a defense policy bill that would compel the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to regulate a cancer-linked chemical that is leaching into the water supply, Sen. James Inhofe (R-Okla.) told… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

11/05 3:34 pm

The Senate Energy and Natural Resource Committee reviewed two nominees Tuesday for major roles in overseeing the nation’s energy portfolio, both of whom have been criticized for ethical issues related to the companies they would help regulate. … …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

11/05 1:14 pm

Jane Fonda on Tuesday discussed her recent arrests during a series of climate protests, telling “The View” that the demonstrations were necessary to “up the ante.”“I am following what the young people are doing. I’m not telling them, they are… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

11/05 12:54 pm

Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.), a member of House leadership, on Tuesday expressed support for President Trump’s decision the day before to begin the yearlong process of withdrawing the U.S. from the landmark Paris climate agreement.The accord, Cheney… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

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