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U.S. House panel probes slow cleanup of ‘exploited’ coal mining sites

A U.S. House Natural Resources subcommittee examined the cleanup needs for regions transitioning away from coal production, with witnesses saying energy companies should be responsible for returning the land to its pre-mining state while Republicans criticized opposition to fossil fuels as “job killing.”... Read more»

No details yet on Biden's '30 by 30' conservation plan, but Republicans slam it as a 'land grab'

Republicans on the U.S. House Natural Resources Committee on Tuesday previewed their objections to the Biden administration’s still-unreleased “30 by 30 plan” to conserve 30% of U.S. land and water by 2030, calling it “the radical 30 by 30 land grab initiative.”... Read more»