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Environmentalists Sue and Petition to Get Rid of Natural Gas Heaters
Energy
Environmentalists Sue and Petition to Get Rid of Natural Gas Heaters
2022-08-24 21:01:34
by Tom Ramstack

WASHINGTON — Environmentalists are pressing their case that natural gas is not clean energy with a lawsuit in Washington, D.C., and a petition to the Biden administration. In one example, Washington Gas Light Co. is defending itself against a first-of-its-kind... Read More

Environment
Environmentalists Tell Congress Recycling Could Create a Market Opportunity
2022-06-30 20:47:05
by Tom Ramstack

WASHINGTON — A congressional panel tried to move forward Thursday with a more aggressive effort to recycle the nation’s wastes on the same day the Supreme Court dealt the Biden administration’s environmental agenda a severe setback. A House Energy and... Read More

Litigation
Environmentalists’ Lawsuit Tries to Block Federal Oil and Gas Drilling Leases
2022-06-17 20:07:38
by Tom Ramstack

WASHINGTON — An environmentalists’ lawsuit filed this week in Washington, D.C., seeks to block the Biden administration from giving oil companies more than 3,500 permits to drill on federal lands.  The coalition of environmental groups says Biden has not considered... Read More

Political News
Build Back Better Act’s Benefits Disputed by House Environmentalists
2021-12-09 22:30:15
by Tom Ramstack

WASHINGTON — With little doubt some version of the Build Back Better Act will win final approval within days, on Thursday a congressional panel discussed how to get the greatest environmental benefit from it. Democrats said that after the infrastructure... Read More

In The States
2021 California Oil Spill Becomes Call to Action for Environmentalists
2021-10-18 20:36:37
by Tom Ramstack

Scott Breneman told a congressional subcommittee Monday about how his fishing business was upended by the Orange County oil spill discovered off California’s coast on October 1. After a day of fishing 90 miles off the coast, “We were coming... Read More

Climate
Environmentalists Tell Congress to Invest in Efficient Electricity
2021-06-29 20:00:18
by Tom Ramstack

WASHINGTON -- Environmental advocates promoted a plan to Congress Tuesday that calls for the United States to reach a 100% clean energy economy by 2050. Fossil fuels and coal-fired electrical generating plants would be replaced by solar power, hydroelectric dams... Read More

Environment
EPA Keeps Ozone Pollution Standard at Level Opposed by Environmentalists
2020-12-30 14:57:31
by Tom Ramstack

WASHINGTON -- The Trump administration’s Environmental Protection Agency last week finalized plans to keep ozone air pollution standards at a level that environmentalists say is too high to prevent respiratory and other health problems.  In 2015 the EPA lowered the... Read More

Environment
Environmentalists Say Chesapeake’s Blue Crab Population Healthy Despite Significant Drop
2020-07-07 19:08:51
by Gaspard Le Dem

The Chesapeake Bay’s blue crab population is going strong despite shrinking significantly this year, according to a report issued last week by the Chesapeake Bay Foundation. The environmental watchdog found no signs of overfishing in the bay in 2020, though... Read More

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