"Senate Republican leaders are urging their GOP colleagues to stay unified against a permitting reform bill sponsored by West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin (D) and to support instead a competing bill sponsored by his home-state colleague, Sen. Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.)."
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- Source: The Hill, 09/27/2022
"Hurricane Ian made landfall over western Cuba early Tuesday as a Category 3 storm, bringing with it “significant wind and storm surge impacts” as it continued to make its way toward Florida, forecasters said."Source: Washington Post, 09/27/2022
"Among the counties that trace the coastline of the contiguous United States, two very different pictures emerged from the latest census."Source: USA TODAY, 09/27/2022
"Too much noise is not only annoying for us on land but also to animals underwater. Worse, too much noise can kill them. Three solutions for making the oceans quieter and why less noise is good for the climate."Source: DW, 09/27/2022
"'Our history is here. Our ancestors are here. Our stories started here. And we are committed to ensuring that this cherished site is protected'".Source: AP, 09/27/2022
"A new disease that’s killing off more than 90% of some coral species has made its first incursion into the rainbow-hued seascapes covering the Gulf of Mexico’s largest and most-treasured coral sanctuary."Source: Nola.com, 09/27/2022
"Hundreds of people are in the process of suing the government over illness and disruption to their lives they attribute to water contamination from Navy fuel spills in Hawaii last year, according their attorney."Source: E&E News, 09/27/2022
"The White House has chosen a regulatory review chief who has spent decades analyzing the real-world impacts of executive rulemaking."Source: E&E News, 09/27/2022
"'It’s really gut-wrenching,' Jocey Alec, daughter of Wet'suwet'en Hereditary Chief Woos, says."Source: The Narwhal, 09/27/2022
"100ft alerce has estimated age of 5,484, more than 600 years older than Methuselah in California".Source: Guardian, 09/27/2022
"The Environmental Protection Agency will establish a new national office of environmental justice, the Biden administration’s latest effort to rectify the disproportionate harm caused by pollution and climate change in communities of color and in low-income cities, towns and counties."Source: New York Times, 09/26/2022
"The storm named Fiona slammed into Canada's eastern seaboard with hurricane-force winds and torrential rainfall Saturday, pulling buildings into the ocean, collapsing homes, toppling trees and knocking out power for hundreds of thousands of people."Source: CNN, 09/26/2022
"Hurricane watches were issued for a stretch of Florida's western coast Monday morning as Ian strengthened into the fourth hurricane of the 2022 Atlantic hurricane season. AccuWeather forecasters warn that the storm will only grow stronger in the coming days and is forecast to become a Category 4 behemoth in the Gulf of Mexico later this week."Source: AccuWeather, 09/26/2022
"A proposed pipeline of coal mine projects in Australia, the world’s second-biggest exporter of the fuel, are threatening to lock in decades of new carbon emissions and challenge the country’s promises of bolder climate action."Source: Bloomberg Environment, 09/26/2022
"The bill introduced last week follows efforts in 32 states to dissuade companies and individuals from filing lawsuits that aren’t intended to prevail in court, but to be so costly for defendants that they discourage criticism."Source: Inside Climate News, 09/26/2022