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  1. Oil concerns hold up Russia sanctions push

    07.20 / 04:56 thehill.com Thehill.com - Environment
    American oil and natural gas companies are pushing for changes to a massive expansion of economic sanctions on Russia, warning lawmakers that the new regulations would harm them, too.House leaders are negotiating several fixes to a bill…
  2. Interior official says he was reassigned because of climate work

    07.20 / 04:56 thehill.com Thehill.com - Environment
    A senior Interior Department official has filed a whistleblower complaint against Trump administration political appointees, claiming he was reassigned within Interior because of his work on climate change.Joel Clement, the former director…
  3. Overnight Energy: GOP moves to reform Endangered Species Act

    07.19 / 23:47 thehill.com Thehill.com - Environment
    ENDANGERED SPECIES ACT IN THE SPOTLIGHT: Congressional Republicans launched efforts Wednesday aimed at reforming the Endangered Species Act to make it more friendly for states, landowners, industry and others.The debates in the House and …
  4. House votes to streamline pipeline reviews

    07.19 / 23:47 thehill.com Thehill.com - Environment
    The House voted Wednesday to streamline the federal permitting process for a variety of oil and natural gas pipelines. Lawmakers voted 248-179 on the Promoting Interagency Coordination for Review of Natural Gas Pipelines Act, a…
  5. Trump administration to drop $3M Harley-Davidson pollution fine: report

    07.19 / 23:47 thehill.com Thehill.com - Environment
    The Justice Department is expected to drop a requirement that Harley-Davidson Inc. pay $3 million to mitigate air pollution, a key component of a 2016 settlement between the motorcycle maker and the Obama administration, Reuters…
  6. GOP takes aim at reforming Endangered Species Act

    07.19 / 23:47 thehill.com Thehill.com - Environment
    Congressional Republicans launched efforts Wednesday aimed at reforming the Endangered Species Act to make it more friendly for states, landowners, industry and others.The debates in the House and Senate were on bills with specific, limited…
  7. EPA head backs funding for Great Lakes cleanup

    07.19 / 17:18 thehill.com Thehill.com - Environment
    The head of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) supports a House proposal to continue funding a popular cleanup program for the Great Lakes.Scott Pruitt told the Minneapolis Star Tribune that he agrees with the House Appropriations…