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Category: Environmental News

06/05 4:07 pm

COULD THIS BE THE BEGINNING OF GRAND CANYON MINING?: Democratic lawmakers are challenging a new Trump administration report they say is – along with other White House moves – a precursor to opening the Grand Canyon to uranium mining.Speaking at a… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

06/05 3:57 pm

Democratic lawmakers are challenging a new Trump administration report they say is – along with other White House moves – a precursor to opening the Grand Canyon to uranium mining. Speaking at a House natural resources hearing Wednesday,… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

06/05 3:07 pm

The Interior Department on Wednesday announced a plan to expand hunting and fishing opportunities in several federal wildlife refuges and fish hatcheries. The plan would increase hunting and fishing access across 1.4 million acres of public… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

06/05 2:57 pm

A new rule from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) would lift requirements for major farms to report the pollution they emit through animal waste. The rule, released late Tuesday, spurred criticism from environmental groups who say nearby… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

06/05 1:19 pm

President Trump’s most recent Interior Department nominee is garnering support from an unexpected group: environmentalists.Robert Wallace, nominated to help oversee the Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Park Service (NPS), is bucking the… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

06/05 10:47 am

Freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) said Wednesday that any plan to sufficiently address the climate crisis will need to cost at least $10 trillion.“I think we really need to get to $10 trillion to have a shot,” the progressive… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

06/05 10:37 am

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) chief Andrew Wheeler is accusing two media outlets of “colluding” with a top environmental group following a tweet criticizing his earlier remarks.Speaking to a panel of scientists and industry representatives… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

06/05 9:47 am

The United Nations estimated that over 2 million people in Somalia are at risk of “acute food insecurity” amid a severe drought if international aid is not delivered to the country quickly enough.UN Under-Secretary-General and Emergency Relief… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

06/05 9:18 am

Cruise line company Carnival Corporation and its subsidiary Princess cruise line were hit with a $20 million penalty for environmental violations, including dumping plastic waste into the ocean during trips.The cruise line giant agreed to pay the… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

06/05 6:48 am

President Trump during an interview broadcast early Wednesday said that he appreciates Prince Charles’s passion on climate change, but dismissed the British royal’s concerns on the topic, adding that the weather “changes both ways.”Trump&… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

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