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Dem senator puts hold on Trump nominees over offshore drilling plan

Florida Sen. Bill Nelson (D) is blocking quick confirmation of [...]

08:45 am, Jan 18, 2018

Hill E2 Wire Blog

Trump may keep national parks, monuments open without staff if government shuts down: report

The Trump administration is reportedly weighing a plan to keep national [...]

07:48 am, Jan 18, 2018

Hill E2 Wire Blog

Europe’s microwave ovens emit nearly as much CO2 as 7m cars

The biggest impact comes from electricity used to power the [...]

05:28 am, Jan 18, 2018

Air Pollution News

Residents want answers on Coakley landfill lobbyist

Several city residents and Seacoast elected officials peppered the City [...]

05:22 am, Jan 18, 2018

Air Pollution News

Texas Supreme Court hears oral arguments in plastic bag ban case

Plastic bag bans in Texas are hanging in the balance [...]

11:04 am, Jan 11, 2018

Texas Tribune - Energy Environment

EPA Schedules Three Listening Sessions on Proposed Repeal of Clean Power Plan

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing the dates [...]

11:00 pm, Jan 10, 2018

EPA Air Feed

EPA provides $485,000 to improve water infrastructure in Bartlett, Illinois

CHICAGO − (January 11, 2018) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency [...]

11:00 pm, Jan 10, 2018

EPA Water Feed

Fuel Economy Reaches New Record, Manufacturers Meet Greenhouse Gas Standards, EPA Reports Show

Today, EPA issued two annual reports that provide information on [...]

11:00 pm, Jan 10, 2018

EPA Air Feed

EPA Completes Reviews of 14 New England Site Cleanups during FY’ 2017

Boston – EPA has completed comprehensive reviews of site cleanups [...]

11:00 pm, Jan 09, 2018

EPA Waste Feed

EPA orders further assessment work at Wolverine tannery, landfill in Rockford, Michigan

CHICAGO (January 10, 2018) − Today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency [...]

11:00 pm, Jan 09, 2018

EPA Enforcement Feed

U.S. EPA awards $2.1 million to protect, restore California wetlands and streams

SAN FRANCISCO – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded [...]

11:00 pm, Jan 09, 2018

EPA Water Feed

ICYMI: THE DAILY STAR: Area officials laud Lopez's role in DEP negotiations

(New York, N.Y.) THE DAILY STAR By Cheryl Petersen January 4, 2018 [...]

11:00 pm, Jan 08, 2018

EPA Enforcement Feed

Federal regulators reject Rick Perry proposal to bail out coal and nuclear plants

Federal regulators have rejected a proposal from Energy Secretary Rick [...]

04:48 pm, Jan 08, 2018

EnvironmentTexas Org

How thousands of homes were built inside Houston reservoirs designed to flood (audio)

Last year saw the most destructive Atlantic hurricane season on [...]

12:01 am, Jan 06, 2018

Texas Tribune - Energy Environment

Tax Bill Threatens America’s Environment

Today, the House of Representatives is voting on a tax [...]

10:27 am, Dec 19, 2017

EnvironmentTexas Org

Watch Out Almonds! Pecans Aim to Displace America’s Nut

This is a story of two nuts: the almond and [...]

10:39 am, Nov 11, 2015

NPR Texas Enviro

Obama Rejected Keystone XL, But Crude Flows Through Southern Part of Project

President Obama’s rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline provoked cheers [...]

11:39 am, Nov 09, 2015

NPR Texas Enviro

01/17 12:48 am

BP said on Tuesday it would take a new charge over the 2010 Deepwater Horizon spill after again raising estimates […]

01/17 12:38 am

The European Union unveiled plans Tuesday for all plastic packaging in Europe to be recyclable by 2030 and phase out […]

01/17 12:38 am

South Africa’s Cape Town, one of the world’s iconic tourist destinations, could run out of water by April as the […]

01/17 12:27 am

A French start-up has become the first company to start factory production of hydrogen-powered bicycles for use in corporate or […]

01/17 12:18 am

The Trump administration has targeted legal tools commonly used to resolve environmental law disputes and hold polluters accountable in its […]

01/16 10:28 pm

A majority of the members of a National Park Service advisory board resigned their posts Monday night in protest of […]

01/16 10:28 pm

FERC COMMISSIONERS TALK PERRY COAL PLAN: Two Federal Energy Regulatory Commissioners (FERC) said Tuesday that Energy Secretary Rick Perry’s plan […]

01/16 8:27 pm

Reed Smith LLP has announced the addition of a former Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP attorney in Houston, bolstering the firm’s […]

01/16 5:07 pm

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to review the Fifth Circuit’s ruling that a dispute over whether a Texas […]

01/16 4:38 pm

Today, EPA issued two annual reports that provide information on fuel economy and greenhouse gas emissions from light duty vehicles […]

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