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11/03 9:04 am

By Elena Craft, PhDOn Friday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit dismissed lawsuits filed by Attorney General Greg Abbott and a group of power companies that could have undermined the Clean Air Act and hurt efforts to reduce climate pollution.
The Clean Air Act requires that …Read Full Article

Source: EDF Texas Clean Air Matters

11/03 9:04 am

By Elena Craft, PhDFollowing a series of delays in release of the ozone standard, several environmental groups have filed a motion with the DC Circuit Court to compel action from EPA. On August 8, 2011 the American Lung Association, Environmental Defense Fund, Natural Resources Defense Council, National Parks Conservation, and …Read Full Article

Source: EDF Texas Clean Air Matters

11/03 8:54 am

President Trump on Sunday ripped Governor California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) as wildfires ravage the Golden State, saying the Democrat has done a “terrible job of forest management” and threatening to withhold federal financial aid.“I told him from… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

11/02 5:54 pm

2020 Democratic presidential contenders are giving new attention to the idea of “environmental injustice,” heartening green advocates who argue that polluting industries have gone unchecked.A number of candidates have rolled out ambitious… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

11/02 10:24 am

Nearly 50 different Democratic requests for documents have been unanswered by departments and agencies that oversee President Trump’s science and environment policies, lawmakers say, underscoring the brick wall the administration has put up against… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

11/02 7:44 am

The United Kingdom on Saturday announced that it would enforce an immediate moratorium on fracking, saying that the government could not “rule out future unacceptable impacts” based on new scientific analysis. “Whilst acknowledging the huge… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

11/01 7:04 pm

Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) are slated to hold rallies and a summit in Iowa next week focused on climate change. The two progressives will hold climate change rallies in… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

11/01 4:16 pm

AN EXCUSE TO RECUSE: A trio of Democratic senators is asking President Trump’s ambassador to the United Nations to recuse herself from dealing with the Paris climate accord as the White House prepares to formally withdraw from the landmark agreement… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

11/01 3:34 pm

A New York federal judge gave a partial win to Indian Harbor Insurance Co. in its bid to avoid $5 million in litigation costs over injuries from a Texas oil refinery fire, saying the refinery employees failed to show that the insurer was liable under a pollution loss provision in …Read Full Article

Source: Law360 Environmental Texas

11/01 1:44 pm

A trio of Democratic senators is asking President Trump’s ambassador to the U.N. to recuse herself from dealing with the Paris Climate Accord as the White House prepares to formally withdraw from the landmark agreement.A letter to Kelly Craft… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

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