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    History of Yosemite National Park

    Jen Huntley talked about the history of the Yosemite Grant Act and the birth of Yosemite as a National Park. The Yosemite Grant Act, signed by President Abraham Lincoln, was the first…

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    Carbon Dioxide Scrubbing

    Klaus Lackner talked about carbon dioxide scrubbing, the process by which carbon dioxide is removed from ambient air. Topics included available technologies and potential developments…

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    Newsmakers with Senator David Vitter

    Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Ranking Member David Vitter (R-LA) talked by video link from Capitol Hill about the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and it’s Clean…

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    Clean Power Plan

    The Environmental Protection Agency held the first in a series of public hearings on its proposed Clean Power Plan. The plan would cut carbon pollution from existing fossil-fuel power…

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    Senator Mikulski on Emergency Spending Bill

    Senate Appropriations Committee Chair Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) announced a $3.5 billion emergency supplemental spending bill. It included $2.7 billion for unaccompanied children…

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    President Obama with Climate Change Task Force

    President Obama spoke to reporters briefly before a meeting with members of the State, Local, and Tribal Leaders Task Force on Climate Preparedness and Resilience to discuss a series of…

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    Clean Water Act Regulations

    Robert Perciasepe testified on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) oversight authority under the Clean Water Act. He answered questions from committee members on the…

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    Energy and Water Development Spending

    Randy Leonard spoke by telephone about the energy and water spending bill being debated on the House floor.

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    Senator Kay Hagan on the Hunting and Fishing Bill

    Senator Kay Hagan (D-North Carolina) came to the Senate floor to speak in support of her legislation to expand hunting and fishing on federal land. The Senate was considering the bill…

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    Extreme Weather and Climate Change

    David Kreutzer and Daniel Weiss debated climate change in the wake of the first major hurricane of the 2014 season. Topics included rising sea levels, and the costs of climate change…

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    League of Conservation Voters Capital Dinner

    President Obama spoke at the League of Conservation Voters' Capital Dinner at the Ronald Regan Building and International Trade Center. He spoke about the first anniversary of his…

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    Senators Manchin and Whitehouse on Climate Change

    Senators Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) and Joe Manchin (D-WV) spoke on the Senate floor about climate change, including how coal burning has helped cause climate change. Senator Manchin…

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    Supreme Court Ruling on Carbon Controls

    Greenwire legal reporter Jeremy Jacobs talked by telephone about the U.S. Supreme Court decision released the previous day regarding Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) carbon controls.

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    Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument

    Juliet Ellperin talked about the Obama administration’s effort to expand the Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument and resistance from fishing and commercial…

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    Climate Change Issues

    Four former Republican Environmental Protection Agency administrators were among the witnesses at a hearing on efforts to address global climate change. The former administrators, invited…

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    Ocean Conservation and Climate Change

    Secretary of State John Kerry made welcoming remarks at the State Department’s “Our Ocean” Conference. He called for a single comprehensive global strategy to protect…

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    University of California- Irvine Commencement Address

    President Obama delivered the commencement address to the 2014 University of California-Irvine graduating class in Angel Stadium in Anaheim. It was the 50th anniversary of the…

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    Earthquake Science

    Science experts assessed recent advancements and new technologies for studying earthquakes and the progress in developing an early warning system for earthquakes. In remarks, U.S.…

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    Federal Land Policy in Western States

    Panelists talked about federal land policy in the western U.S. Panelists included Representative Rob Bishop (R-UT), who chairs the House Public Lands and Environmental Regulation…

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    Great Salt Lake

    Greg Smoak, director of the American West Center at the University of Utah, talked about Utah’s Great Salt Lake, the Native Americans who used the land, and the European explorers who…

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