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01/06 10:26 pm

President Trump on Monday offered to assist the Australian government in combatting fires that have ravaged swaths of the continent during a call with the country’s prime minister.Trump spoke with Australian Prime Minister Scott… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

01/06 8:46 pm

Officials will kill thousands of camels in Australia as they drink too much water amid the wildfires. Leaders in the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) Lands in northwest Australia will send helicopters to kill up to 10,000 camels in a… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

01/06 7:16 pm

President Trump’s former pick to head the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) reportedly announced his resignation from the agency Monday, months after Trump withdrew his nomination to lead it. Jeffrey Byard said in his resignation… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

01/06 7:06 pm

The wildfires besieging Australia’s eastern coast are reportedly so extreme that they are creating fire thunderstorms and potentially fire tornadoes.Pyrocumulonimbus clouds, or fire-generated thunderstorms, have formulated over… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

01/06 5:16 pm

HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS, LIGHT SKEPTICISM: The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) latest plans to overhaul trucking regulations are being met with some skepticism from environmental and health groups who worry the agency’s track could undermine… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

01/06 4:46 pm

The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) latest plans to overhaul trucking regulations are being met with some skepticism from environmental and health groups who worry the agency’s track could undermine tougher state regulations that are in the… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

01/06 4:46 pm

Climate change activist Greta Thunberg responded Monday to singer Meat Loaf’s claims that she’s been “brainwashed,” tweeting that her activism is “all about scientific facts.”The youth climate strike leader tweeted Monday afternoon that the… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

01/06 1:36 pm

The decline of coal could be saving thousands of lives as power plants reduce air pollution by switching to natural gas, according to a study published Monday.More than 26,000 lives in the U.S. were saved over the course of a decade as a result of&… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

01/06 8:16 am

The U.S. Geological Service reported that a 5.8-magnitude earthquake hit Puerto Rico early Monday morning, according to The Associated Press.The earthquake hit off Puerto Rico’s southern coast with an epicenter just eight miles south of the barrio… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

01/04 2:54 pm

Former Energy Secretary Rick Perry was appointed to the board of the general partner that controls pipeline company Energy Transfer LP following his exit from the Trump administration. Perry was appointed as a director of LE GP, LLC, the… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

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