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01/19 4:15 pm

A coalition of 13 states are suing the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) over a rule that allows some major polluters to follow less-stringent standards for some dangerous substances. The legal petition filed Tuesday doesn’t lay out the… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

01/19 4:15 pm

The Trump administration was sued Tuesday over its plans to strip protections from migratory birds.The rule, finalized just two weeks ago, ends penalties for companies whose projects or infrastructure accidentally kill birds.Critics, as well as… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

01/19 2:56 pm

Amy Coney Barrett was among the justices who presided over a dispute Tuesday that pitted the city of Baltimore against some of the fossil fuel industry’s biggest players, despite her father’s longstanding ties to Shell Oil Company, one of the… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

01/19 2:44 pm

Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) announced on Tuesday he would place a hold on Alejandro Mayorkas, President-elect Joe Biden’s choice to lead the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).Hawley, who has come under fire recently amid allegations that he played… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

01/19 10:04 am

A court has struck down the Trump administration’s rollback of an Obama-era rule regarding pollution from coal-fired power plants. A federal appeals court in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday vacated the Trump administration’s Affordable Clean Energy… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

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