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Lawsuit in California targets plastics pollution from Coca-Cola, Pepsi and other companies 27.2.2020 LA Times: Environment

The Earth Island Institute is seeking an order for Coca-Cola, Pepsi, Nestle USA, Procter & Gamble and six other companies to clean up plastic waste the group says is fouling California's environment.

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Letters to the Editor: Something we can do right now about our trash problem? Ban polystyrene 25.2.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Our plastic trash problem is out of control; one thing that can be done about it right now is banning the plastic-based foam commonly known as Styrofoam.

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Senate Appropriations Committee passes important FY2020 Interior-EPA appropriations bill 27.9.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Senate Appropriations Committee passes important FY2020 Interior-EPA appropriations bill
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Senate bill will strengthen pipeline safety and reduce methane leaks 12.9.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Senate bill will strengthen pipeline safety and reduce methane leaks
Sen. Udall and Others Introduce Bill to Advance Renewable Energy 26.6.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Sen. Udall and Others Introduce Bill to Advance Renewable Energy
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Seething Senators Call Trump’s Environmental Plans Literally Toxic and “Dangerously off the Rails” 22.6.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by the Guardian and is shared here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Senate Democrats are charging that the Trump administration has gone “dangerously off the rails,” in failing to implement landmark legislation meant to protect people from toxic chemicals. In a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency, five senators say Trump […]
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Senators Push for Action on Climate Change with American Opportunity Carbon Fee Act 11.4.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Senators Push for Action on Climate Change with American Opportunity Carbon Fee Act
Policy News: April 10, 2019 10.4.2019 EcoTone
In This Issue: Katherine S. McCarter Graduate Student Policy Award Recipients Visit the Hill to Advocate for Science Funding Ten ecology graduate students visit Washington, DC to receive policy and communications training and meet with their members of Congress. Agency Leaders Defend President’s Budget Request More details about steep cuts to science programs released. Members ...
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During shutdown, U.S. quietly moved ahead with oil leases near sacred land 31.1.2019 LA Times: Commentary

U.S. land managers will move forward in March with the sale of oil and gas leases that include land near Chaco Culture National Historical Park and other sites sacred to Native American tribes.

The sale comes as Democratic members of Congress, tribal leaders and environmentalists have criticized...

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Senate Republicans aim to confirm EPA deputy administrator 12.4.2018 AP Politics
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Senate Republicans are moving to confirm a former coal industry lobbyist as the second-highest official at the Environmental Protection Agency, putting him next in line if embattled administrator Scott Pruitt were forced out....
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ACC doubles down on its revisionist history of the Lautenberg Act’s reforms to new chemical reviews under TSCA 5.2.2018 Nanotechnology Notes
Richard Denison, Ph.D., is a Lead Senior Scientist. Last August, Scott Pruitt announced that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) would reverse course in its conduct of risk reviews of new chemicals under the reforms made in 2016 to the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) by the Lautenberg Act.  The changes will effectively return the program to […]
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Interior Dept. plans to move thousands of workers in the biggest reorganization in its history 11.1.2018 Washington Post
Secretary Ryan Zinke would like to shift tens of thousands of workers to new locations and change the way the federal government manages more than 500 million acres of land and water across the country.
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The Energy 202: Zinke suggests solar power may not best use of public land 29.9.2017 Washington Post
The Energy 202: Zinke suggests solar power may not best use of public land
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Longest serving New Mexico senator leaves bipartisan legacy 14.9.2017 AP Politics
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- Pete V. Domenici, the son of Italian immigrants who rose to become a power broker in the U.S. Senate, died Wednesday in New Mexico. The Republican was known for reaching across the partisan divide and his work on the federal budget and energy policy over a career that spanned more than 30 years....
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Pete Domenici, former GOP senator from New Mexico, dies at 85 13.9.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Former New Mexico Sen. Pete V. Domenici, a Republican who became a power broker in the Senate for his work on the federal budget and energy policy over more than 30 years, died Wednesday. He was 85.

Domenici died at the University of New Mexico Hospital in Albuquerque, Pete Domenici Jr., said....

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Sen. Pete Domenici dies; power broker in U.S. Senate for more than 30 years 13.9.2017 Seattle Times: Local

The longest-serving senator in New Mexico’s history was the Albuquerque-born son of Italian immigrants who carried a consistent message of fiscal restraint from 1972 until leaving office in 2009.
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New Mexico Democrats push feds to limit drilling near Chaco 8.9.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Democratic members of New Mexico’s congressional delegation are pushing federal officials to uphold an agreement that limits oil and gas leasing on public land near Chaco Culture National Historical Park. The Bureau of Land Management previously agreed to defer all leases within a 10-mile radius around the park as the agency […]
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Senators Seek To Ban Brain-Damaging Pesticide That Trump's EPA Chief Refused To 25.7.2017 Politics on HuffingtonPost.com
A leading organization of pediatricians warned in June that the continued use of chlorpyrifos "puts all children at risk."
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Senators To Trump: Hands Off America's National Monuments 12.7.2017 Politics on HuffingtonPost.com
“I guarantee you, somewhere, Teddy Roosevelt is rolling over in his grave."
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Republican Rep. Pearce running for governor in New Mexico 10.7.2017 AP Politics
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) -- Republican Congressman Steve Pearce kicked off his campaign for governor of New Mexico on Monday, giving up a firm hold on a vast congressional district along the U.S.-Mexico border....
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