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02/27 1:27 pm

Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) says she will vote against the confirmation of President Trump’s pick to head the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), saying his policies are “not in the best interest” of the environment or the country’s public… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

02/27 10:47 am

Republicans across the board failed to act on and pass meaningful climate and environmental laws in 2018, according to a report on voting records released Wednesday.The annual National Environmental Score Card compiled by environmental activist… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

02/27 10:18 am

Senate Democratic Leader Charles Schumer (N.Y.) knocked his Republican counterpart on Wednesday, saying Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s (R-Ky.) plan to force a vote on the Green New Deal is a “diversion” from having a debate on climate… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

02/27 9:48 am

Sen. Diane Feinstein (D-Calif.) is walking back comments she made before child climate protesters that were caught on video over the weekend and went viral, saying she wasn’t aware she was being filmed.“I don’t understand, you know what… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

02/26 6:28 pm

Senate Democrats are introducing a resolution urging Congress to act to combat climate change as they try to shift the spotlight on the issue back to Republicans. All 47 Democrats — including Independent Sens. Bernie Sanders (Vt.) and… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

02/26 4:58 pm

Republicans on a House Natural Resources Committee subpanel successfully managed on Tuesday to force a motion to adjourn at the start of a hearing on climate change due to the number of Democratic absences.Subcommittee on Oversight and… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

02/26 4:58 pm

GREEN NEW DEAL VOTE PUSHED BACK:Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said Tuesday that he will force a vote on the progressive Green New Deal sometime before the August recess, arguing he thinks Democrats are trying to dodge the fight…. …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

02/26 4:08 pm

Conservationists are planning a legal challenge to the Trump administration’s decision to allow a company to build transmission lines and pipelines on federal lands in Utah.The Center for Biological Diversity, Natural Resources Defense Council,… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

02/26 2:57 pm

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said Tuesday that he will force a vote on the progressive Green New Deal sometime before the August recess, arguing he thinks Democrats are trying to dodge the fight. McConnell said he had read… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

02/26 11:37 am

House lawmakers at a Tuesday hearing sharply questioned a dramatic drop in environmental law enforcement under the Trump administration, hammering the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) head of regulations over the trend.“What I see when I look… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

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