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08/01 3:46 pm

The devastating fire seasons plaguing California’s Sierra Nevada may be a thing of the past after 2030, and that has scientists worried.Their main concern? The area might not have enough trees left by the next decade.A study published this past week… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

08/01 7:47 am

Tara Houska attended her first anti-pipeline demonstration in 2014, against the since-defeated Keystone XL.The experience, says the cofounder of the indigenous environmental activist group Giniw Collective, taught her that “public and… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

08/01 6:45 am

President Biden’s reported electric vehicle goals can be achieved but will require robust action from both the government and the private sector, say experts interviewed by The Hill.The administration is reportedly pushing to have 40 percent of car… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

07/30 4:46 pm

TGIF! Welcome to Overnight Energy, your source for the day’s energy and environment news. Please send tips and comments to Rachel Frazin at rfrazin@thehill.com . Follow her on Twitter: @RachelFrazin . Reach Zack Budryk at zbudryk@thehill.com or… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

07/30 12:46 pm

Governors of western states facing severe fires called for federal action on climate change and forest management on a call with President Biden and Vice President Harris Friday.Biden began by asking the governors what help the White House could… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

07/30 10:16 am

The Biden administration said on Friday that it’ll take a two-step approach to decide which U.S. waters should get federal protections from pollution, returning first to pre-Obama protections.A statement from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

07/29 9:55 pm

Researchers say high temperatures in the Arctic are melting Greenland’s ice sheets so rapidly that the ice melt from Tuesday of this week alone would be enough to cover the entire state of Florida in two inches of water.The extreme melting,&… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

07/29 9:06 pm

A Texas federal magistrate judge on Wednesday told attorneys representing parties in litigation over the Keystone XL Pipeline that they’re not required to wear formal attire when they appear before him in an upcoming virtual hearing on Zoom, but offered a friendly reminder that some form of clothing is required. …Read Full Article

Source: Law360 Environmental Texas

07/29 8:35 pm

Interior Secretary Deb Haaland joined other Native American leaders and activists at the National Mall on Thursday to accept the delivery of a totem pole transported across the country as part of a push to protect sites that are sacred to… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

07/29 5:55 pm

The leading House Democrat on infrastructure policy is leery of the message coming out of the White House as it races to rally support behind a major bipartisan spending deal.Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.), chairman of the House Transportation and… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

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