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  1. DiCaprio: History will ‘vilify’ Trump for not fighting climate change

    09.21 / 21:17 thehill.com Thehill.com - Environment
    Actor Leonardo DiCaprio says history will judge President Trump harshly for his inaction on climate change.Speaking Tuesday at a Yale University climate conference, DiCaprio lashed out at Trump for pulling the U.S. out of the Paris Climate…
  2. EPA teaching employees how to avoid leaking information

    09.21 / 21:17 thehill.com Thehill.com - Environment
    Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) employees are undergoing mandatory classes as part of a Trump administration effort to stop unauthorized disclosures to the press.“Enemies of the United States are relentless in their pursuit of i…
  3. Officials warn Puerto Rico could be without power for 6 months

    09.21 / 15:28 thehill.com Thehill.com - Environment
    Puerto Rico could be without electricity for up to six months following Hurricane Maria, the mayor of the island’s largest city warns.San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz told MSNBC on Thursday that the U.S. territory's 3.5 million people are…
  4. Overnight Energy: House passes 2018 spending bill | EPA to review coal ash rule | NYC to set tougher emissions standards

    09.15 / 03:19 thehill.com Thehill.com - Environment
    HOUSE PASSES BILL FUNDING INTERIOR, EPA : The House voted Thursday to pass a $1.2 trillion government-wide spending bill for fiscal 2018.The vote wrapped up the appropriations process, including recent days filled with amendment votes on…
  5. EPA to reconsider Obama-era coal ash disposal rule

    09.15 / 03:19 thehill.com Thehill.com - Environment
    Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulators will reconsider portions of an Obama administration rule regulating coal ash, a byproduct of fossil fuel-fired power plants.The rule, finalized in 2015, set new standards for coal ash disposal…
  6. Trump on climate change and hurricanes: ‘We’ve had bigger storms’

    09.14 / 21:16 thehill.com Thehill.com - Environment
    President Trump on Thursday dismissed the impact of climate change on Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, the two major storms to make landfall in the United States in the last month.“We've had bigger storms,” Trump told reporters on Air Force One…
  7. New York City aims to slash greenhouse gas emissions from buildings

    09.14 / 21:16 thehill.com Thehill.com - Environment
    New York City is imposing restrictions on greenhouse gas emissions from existing buildings.The new pollution standards, announced by Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) on Thursday, would require owners of large buildings to take steps to meet new fossil…
  8. House passes $1.2T government funding package for 2018

    09.14 / 21:16 thehill.com Thehill.com - Environment
    The House on Thursday completed its work on the annual appropriations bills for 2018, ahead of expected negotiations at the end of this year to keep the government funded. By a vote of 211-198, the House passed a $1.2 trillion package …