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10/16 12:06 pm

Democratic nominee Joe Biden distanced himself from the Green New Deal at Thursday night’s town hall, telling the audience “my deal is the crucial framework.”Biden’s comments came in response to ABC host George Stephanopoulos, who pointed to a line… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

10/16 10:16 am

Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette will return to Washington, D.C., after two members of his security detail tested positive for the coronavirus. Brouillette tested negative and is not showing symptoms but he and his staff will return to the city… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

10/16 7:56 am

California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s (D) office said the Trump administration rejected the state’s request for a disaster declaration following six wildfires that tore through the state earlier this year, including the largest single blaze in the state’s… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

10/15 5:46 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

10/15 5:46 pm

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has approved for use in government road construction projects a substance that has been regulated due to radioactivity. Phosphogypsum, a waste product that comes from the production of phosphate… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

10/15 5:36 pm

Federal energy regulators have put forth a proposal that would accommodate state-set carbon pricing in regional electricity markets.The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) announced the bipartisan proposal in a press release Thursday…. …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

10/15 4:36 pm

Environmentalists are sounding the alarm over Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s comments this week casting doubt on the science of climate change, saying her remarks should disqualify her from sitting on the Supreme Court.During two days of questioning at… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

10/15 3:26 pm

Greta Thunberg on Thursday called out Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett for being neutral on climate change.”To be fair, I don’t have any ‘views on climate change’ either. Just like I don’t have any ‘views’ on gravity, the fact that… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

10/15 12:26 pm

Methane emissions have jumped so far this year even as oil and gas production has been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic.The report from Kayrros, which analyzes methane leaks through satellite imagery, found visible methane emissions jumped 32… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

10/15 7:36 am

Google will provide the Department of Energy (DOE) with access to its cloud technologies under a five-year agreement with the federal government, those involved in the deal announced Thursday.Under the agreement, the DOE will have access to Google… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

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