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Democrats want to use the Congressional Review Act to reinstate methane rules

Democrats want to use the Congressional Review Act to reinstate methane rules

Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer announced Thursday he is backing an effort to restore Environmental Protection Agency requirements meant to fix leaks of the potent greenhouse gas from new wells and pipelines.

Chuck Schumer stalls climate overhaul of flood insurance program
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Chuck Schumer stalls climate overhaul of flood insurance program

Senator Chuck Schumer is objecting to a plan that would raise costs for some of his constituents by bringing flood insurance rates in line with climate risks.
Democrats call for pollution reduction requirements in any aid for airlines, cruises
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Democrats call for pollution reduction requirements in any aid for airlines, cruises

A group of eight Democratic senators says that any possible aid for airlines and cruises that are dealing with the fallout from the coronavirus should include requirements that these industries act in a way that is more environmentally friendly.

Romney helps GOP look for new path on climate change

Romney helps GOP look for new path on climate change

Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah), who is emerging as a pragmatic leader among Senate Republicans, is at the center of private discussions among GOP senators about crafting a legislative response to climate change.
Senate Democrats introduce 'Green New Deal' alternative

Senate Democrats introduce 'Green New Deal' alternative

Senate Democrats introduced a joint resolution Thursday meant to unify the party around a common climate change plan as Republicans seek to rip the party over the "Green New Deal."
Puerto Rico governor says island is incorporating climate change innovation into rebuilding process

Puerto Rico governor says island is incorporating climate change innovation into rebuilding process

Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló says that the island is working to rebuild itself in the years after Hurricane Maria while working to combat climate change.

Dems ramp up bid to oust Pruitt
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Dems ramp up bid to oust Pruitt

Senate Democrats are escalating their efforts to oust Environmental Protection Agency Adminstrator Scott Pruitt with a formal resolution calling on him to resign or be fired.

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