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08/01 7:36 am

Emergency declarations have been issued for multiple states as Hurricane Isaias is expected to make landfall along the southeastern coast of Florida later in the day Saturday and into Sunday.In Florida, Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) said Friday that the… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

07/31 4:56 pm

The Sierra Club told a Texas federal judge during a hearing Friday it’s not too late to halt construction of a $2.2 billion natural gas pipeline, arguing there are tangible injuries its members will suffer without court intervention. …Read Full Article

Source: Law360 Environmental Texas

07/31 4:26 pm

Fishing and community groups can’t challenge Texas environmental regulators’ air permit approval for a proposed liquefied natural gas export project on the Gulf Coast based on hypothetical injuries the groups’ members might incur, the Fifth Circuit ruled Friday. …Read Full Article

Source: Law360 Environmental Texas

07/31 4:16 pm

TGIF! 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 rfrazin@… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

07/31 4:06 pm

The House passed a broad spending package on Friday for fiscal year 2021 with amendments that include a measure blocking the construction of the controversial Pebble Mine in Alaska.The overall spending package for the 2021 fiscal year… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

07/31 12:56 pm

Three food manufacturers whose packaging contains a type of PFAS chemical will phase it out from their packaging over the next few years, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced Friday. PFAS is a class of cancer-linked chemicals found… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

07/31 11:56 am

A new proposal from the Trump administration that defines habitat under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) would limit the areas species will have to recover, critics say.An advance copy of the proposal from the Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) that… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

07/30 7:06 pm

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is immediately canceling its paid subscription to one of the largest environmental trade publications, E&E News.The move takes effect Aug. 1 and will end EPA employees’ free access to the Washington… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

07/30 5:46 pm

Environmental groups saw their $20 million judgment against Exxon Mobil Corp. for air pollution violations at a Texas facility thrown into question Wednesday as the Fifth Circuit said a district court judge must more closely examine their claims. …Read Full Article

Source: Law360 Environmental Texas

07/30 4:16 pm

HAPPY THURSDAY! 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

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