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A growing number of House Democrats are backing the idea to create a special committee to fight climate change next year, but it likely won't... [Read More]
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A highly criticized oil and gas lease sale in Alaska netted $1.5 million in revenue as of Wednesday.The lease of 174,000 acres of federal land... [Read More]
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TRUMP MOVES TO RELAX OBAMA-ERA WATER PROTECTIONS: The Trump administration on Tuesday proposed reduced federal protections for many small waterways such as streams and wetlands,... [Read More]
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An internal EPA document is contradicting agency officials who said Tuesday that there is no data on how many waterways will lose protections under the... [Read More]
Historically high temperatures and increasingly thinning ice are indicating worrisome climate trends, according to a new federal ... [Read More]
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The Hill is a top US political website, read by the White House and more lawmakers than any other site -- vital for policy, politics... [Read More]
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A political appointee and former adviser to the Koch brothers will oversee Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests sent to the Interior Department, a position... [Read More]
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Democrats have big plans on energy and environmental policy in the year ahead when they take control of the House. [Read More]
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Hundreds of young protesters stormed the Capitol on Monday, taking over the offices of three members of Congress to push the need for an immediate... [Read More]
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The Trump administration is poised to ease an Obama-era water rule, shrinking the number of waterways that are protected from industry pollutants.The Environmental Protection Agency... [Read More]
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Sen. Minority Leader Chuck Schumer warned President Trump Friday that any future infrastructure bill he wants to see in the new year "must" transition the... [Read More]
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a tweak the agency is labelling closer to "reality.... [Read More]
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"The ranking member is a backstop to extreme measures," said a former committee aide. "Some of the concern would be, if no one is pushing... [Read More]
Forest Service officials are advising the Trump administration to extend a current ban on mining in thousands of acres just north of Yellowstone National Park,... [Read More]
NAVAJO-OWNED COAL PLANT TO SHUTTER: A struggling coal fire plant that Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke championed will be officially shut down next year after a... [Read More]
A struggling coal fire plant that Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke championed will be officially shut down next year after a planned sale fell through.The Navajo Generating... [Read More]
The Trump administration is planning to do away with an Obama-era regulation that restricted a known greenhouse gas from being used as a refrigerant in... [Read More]
EPA WATCHDOG LOOKS INTO HARVEY HANDLING: The internal watchdog at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is looking into how the agency handled last year's response... [Read More]
The internal watchdog at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is looking into how the agency handled last year's response to Hurricane Harvey.The EPA Office of... [Read More]
The Trump administration on Tuesday finalized its plans to weaken regulations on methane gas releases from drilling on public land.The action from the Interior Department's... [Read More]
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