"Exxon Mobil can’t locate a year’s worth of emails from an alias account used by former CEO Rex Tillerson, now the secretary of state."
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- Source: McClatchy, 03/24/2017
"With the state's Republican governor saying he will sign it, a bill to prevent the drilling practice nears a vote in the Senate."Source: InsideClimate News, 03/24/2017
"RICHMOND, Va. — Arsenic is illegally flowing out of one of the sites where Virginia's biggest utility stores coal ash, polluting surrounding waters, a federal judge ruled Thursday."Source: AP, 03/24/2017
"A federal court yesterday rejected an ambitious lawsuit from environmentalists who say federal regulators are biased toward approving natural gas pipelines."Source: EnergyWire, 03/24/2017
"InsideClimate News and Climate Central have dominated U.S. climate journalism, but The New York Times and Washington Post now are trying to catch up."Source: Undark, 03/24/2017
"A prominent land rights activist has been shot dead by five gunmen at a hospital in Brazil where he was recovering from a previous assassination attempt."Source: BBC News, 03/23/2017
"California is courting a 'very significant risk' if a damaged spillway on the nation's tallest dam is not operational by the next rainy season, and the state's plan for the work leaves no time for any delays, a team of safety experts has warned in a report obtained Wednesday by The Associated Press."Source: AP, 03/23/2017
"Floating sea ice at the top of the world has set another troubling record for its low spatial extent, shattering a prior record set just two years ago for this key component of the planet’s climate system."Source: Washington Post, 03/23/2017
"The Senate voted Tuesday to abolish a rule restricting specific hunting practices on national wildlife refuges in Alaska — including trapping, baiting and aerial shooting — on the grounds that state officials should be able to set the terms for wildlife conservation on public land within their own borders.Source: Washington Post, 03/23/2017
"A deadline of March 31 is set for Tillerson's alias emails to be given to New York's attorney general, along with an explanation why they were withheld."Source: InsideClimate News, 03/23/2017
"President Donald Trump’s words may come back to haunt him in court as he moves to roll back regulations that fight climate change, just as they did when he tried to ban travel from six predominantly Muslim countries."Source: Bloomberg, 03/23/2017
"Dozens of companies and organizations are pleading with Congress to save the popular Energy Star program for appliances and other products, rejecting President Trump’s proposal to eliminate it."
"A environmental group has launched a six-figure ad campaign against proposed budget cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)."
"A watchdog is alleging numerous problems at the federal government’s offshore drilling regulator, including in its inspection and environmental stewardship programs."
"On a rainy winter evening, biologist Kristin Aquilino was rummaging through the trunk of her pickup truck in the Bodega Marine Lab parking lot. She was looking for a rubber spatula—a tool she needed to pry a recently captured white abalone from inside an ice chest brimming with seawater."Source: KQED, 03/23/2017