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05/06 3:44 pm

Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm backed wind and solar energy as likely to give the biggest “bang for your buck” as part of the Biden administration’s bid to decarbonize the electric sector during a House hearing Thursday. During an… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

05/06 2:34 pm

More than 45,000 people applied for the chance to shoot bison at the Grand Canyon, as part of an initiative by the National Park Service (NPS) to the limit the population of the animal, whose growing numbers are negatively impacting… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

05/06 1:55 pm

Rebecca Rockefeller Lambert and Peter Gill Case, two heirs to the Rockefeller family’s oil fortune, have pledged a total of $30 million in support of an effort that aims to combat new fossil fuel development.The 10-year funding initiative, the… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

05/06 11:14 am

Companies like KFC, Wingstop, and Buffalo Wild Wings are paying extra for poultry due to the scarce amount available, the Wall Street Journal reported. Chicken breast prices have reportedly more than doubled since January and the price of… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

05/06 10:54 am

Cutting global methane emissions between 40 and 45 percent would prevent up to 0.3 degrees Celsius of planetary warming, according to a report released Thursday by the Global Methane Assessment from the Climate and Clean Air Coalition (CCAC) and the… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

05/06 9:34 am

Biden administration officials recommended meeting the president’s goal of conserving 30 percent of lands and waters by 2030 through voluntary and locally-led efforts instead of a nationally-mandated program. A report released… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

05/06 9:24 am

The Biden administration is proposing a revocation of its predecessor’s rule that removed industry penalties for accidental or incidental bird deaths, taking the first step to repeal the rule. The department announced the proposed revocation in… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

05/05 7:44 pm

Argentina launched  a “Green Mondays” campaign this week in order to cut greenhouse gases that are produced by cattle ranching.In an announcement posted to its website, the Environment Ministry for Argentina urged citizens to replace… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

05/05 5:14 pm

IT IS WEDNESDAY, MY DUDES  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… …Read Full Article

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05/05 3:34 pm

Reps. Andy Levin (D-Mich.) and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) introduced a revised bill on Wednesday that would build out a national network of electric vehicle charging stations.If passed, the Electric Vehicles Freedom Act would create… …Read Full Article

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