Environmental and legal articles
updated in real time.

Category: Environmental News

01/08 10:16 am

The CEO of Impossible Foods said in an interview Wednesday that his company is abandoning plans to partner with global fast food chain McDonald’s.In an interview with Reuters, Pat Brown said that Impossible Foods, famous for its plant-based burgers… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

01/08 9:16 am

Last year was the second warmest year ever recorded, and the last five years were the warmest five on record, according to an analysis released Wednesday. According to the Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S), which is associated with… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

01/07 11:06 pm

Oil, natural gas and petrochemical companies could release about 30 percent more greenhouse gas pollution by 2025 than they did in 2018, according to a new report. Expected growth from these countries could release about 227 million tons of… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

01/07 6:06 pm

The White House announced Tuesday that President Trump would likely veto legislation designed to manage a class of cancer-linked chemicals leaching into the water supply.The chemicals, known by the abbreviation PFAS, are used in a variety of… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

01/07 4:56 pm

THE NUMBERS ARE IN: Preliminary greenhouse gas emissions fell last year, largely due to a drop in coal consumption, but there was less progress in other sectors, a new study has found. After an uptick in 2018, greenhouse gas emissions decreased… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

01/07 4:36 pm

The American Petroleum Institute (API) is launching an advertising campaign portraying oil and gas energy as a way to combat climate change, despite many environmental groups arguing that the industry hurts such efforts… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

01/07 3:06 pm

A federal appeals court rejected a needed permit for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline Thursday, the latest legal blow to the controversial pipeline as it heads to the Supreme Court through another case.The unanimous decision from the 4th Circuit Court of… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

01/07 12:56 pm

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) unionized employees have drafted a bill of rights, asking the agency to recognize the need for scientific integrity, research into climate science and the ability to enforce environmental laws without political… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

01/07 11:26 am

House Natural Resources Chair Raul Grijalva (D-A.Z.) pushed again Tuesday for the Department of Interior to hand over documents explaining its rationale for relocating the headquarters of the nation’s public lands agency to Colorado, turning down a… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

01/07 9:16 am

Preliminary greenhouse gas emissions fell last year, largely due to a drop in coal consumption, but there was less progress in other sectors, a new study has found. After an uptick in 2018, greenhouse gas emissions decreased 2.1 percent in 2019… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

Get Texas Environmental News by Email

Texas Environmental News