"Three Democratic lawmakers are raising concerns about the state of coastal U.S. oil and gas pipelines."
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- Source: The Hill, 07/10/2019
"Driving on the road between his cattle ranch and the U.S.-Mexico border, John Ladd slowed his red pickup truck when he saw a Border Patrol agent pacing next to a barbed wire fence."Source: Greenwire, 07/10/2019
"Before Tom Steyer was the impeachment guy, he was the climate guy."Source: ClimateWire, 07/10/2019
"Al Gore made two cameos on the acclaimed NBC sitcom "30 Rock," showing up to assist the fictionalized version of the TV network in its hapless attempts to go green. He used a phrase that's become intimately familiar to climate activists in recent months."Source: E&E Daily, 07/10/2019
"Lurking behind the clickbait, a story of risk and reality."
"Our story starts 103 years ago – not only before basic cable, but before Hollywood became Ground Zero for showbiz. The situation begins at the Jersey Shore.
On July 1, 1916, a 25-year-old man bled to death, pulled to shore in front of the Engleside Hotel in Beach Haven, a popular getaway spot for Philadelphians. Six days later and 45 miles to the north, a hotel bell captain was dismembered, and newspapers began to take notice. On July 12, a young boy and his attempted rescuer died in a tidal creek.Source: EHN, 07/10/2019
"President Trump delivered a full-throated defense of his administration’s environmental record Monday, despite relaxing nationwide limits on air and water pollution and reversing course on U.S. climate policy."Source: Washington Post, 07/09/2019
"A March news release from the U.S. Geological Survey touted a new study that could be useful for infrastructure planning along the California coastline. At least that's how the Trump administration conveyed it."Source: ClimateWire, 07/09/2019
"A coalition of environmental groups pushed back Monday against a new Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rule that could restrict access to public records."
"Senators from both parties are unhappy with new Trump administration rules giving political appointees at two government agencies more power to review public information requests, and they say they may craft legislation to fix it."
"Two major health organizations on Monday sued the Trump administration over its rollback of an Obama-era rule on power plant emissions."
"People in El Rosario live on the edge of hunger, not knowing if the next harvest will come. Climate change is a driving force of food insecurity."Source: InsideClimate News, 07/09/2019
"New York’s health department will set the nation’s lowest allowable level for industrial chemicals that have contaminated some communities’ drinking water."Source: AP, 07/09/2019
"A group of US lawmakers including the 2020 Democratic presidential contender Bernie Sanders are proposing to declare the climate crisis an official emergency – a significant recognition of the threat taken after considerable pressure from environment groups."Source: Guardian, 07/09/2019
"More than 50,000 Americans unwittingly live within 650 feet of natural gas wells, which are poorly regulated and can leak or explode."Source: New Republic, 07/09/2019
"In this Louisiana parish, residents are already surrounded by industrial plants and factories. They’re desperate to stop a new plastic company."Source: HuffPost, 07/09/2019