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05/10 5:14 pm

Two endangered Mexican gray wolves and their future offspring will be housed at the southern New Mexico ranch that belongs to media mogul Ted Turner.The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) said it was partnering with Ladder Ranch in an effort to… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

05/10 3:55 pm

Farming-related pollution leads to nearly 18,000 deaths a year in the U.S., according to new study published Monday.Reduced air quality from the agriculture industry results in 17,900 deaths annually, with ammonia accounting for… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

05/10 12:44 pm

The White House said Monday that a cyberattack on Colonial Pipeline, the largest oil supplier in the Northeast United States, has not yet resulted in supply shortages but that officials are monitoring for potential disruptions in the future.”Right… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

05/10 12:34 pm

The Colonial Pipeline Company said that it hopes to “substantially” restore the operations of its pipeline by the end of the week following a ransomware attack that led to its shutdown. It said in a statement that segments of the Colonial… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

05/10 11:45 am

Uncertainty surrounding the operations of a major pipeline following a cyber attack is prompting some fears about gas prices and supply if the issues continue into the long-term.  The main line of the Colonial Pipeline, which overall… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

05/10 11:45 am

The ransomware attack on Colonial Pipeline, the largest supplier of oil to the Northeast region of the United States, is underscoring just how vulnerable critical U.S. infrastructure is to cybercriminals in a way no previous attack has done, say U.S… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

05/10 6:34 am

Gas prices are expected to rise following a ransomware attack targeting Colonial Pipeline Company last week that forced the company to shut down a major fuel pipeline.Reuters and The Associated Press noted that gas prices were already up… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

05/09 9:34 pm

The White House on Sunday declared a state of emergency in 17 states and the District of Columbia in response to the shutdown of one of the largest pipelines in the U.S., which supplies around 45 percent of fuel consumed by the East Coast.The… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

05/08 5:44 pm

The Biden administration’s report on its goal of conserving 30 percent of lands and waters leaves several unanswered questions, including how conservation will be defined and how it specifically plans to make sure such conservation is carried out…. …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

05/08 1:05 pm

A group of Dutch scientists are enlisting the help of an unusual group of participants for a new kind of rapid COVID-19 test: bees that have been specially trained to detect the virus. Researchers at insect-technology start-up InsectSense and… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

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