Protecting federal lands should be a no-brainer

Undoing former President Donald TrumpDonald TrumpAdvocates demand transparency in Biden migrant facilities The Memo: America faces long war with extremism NYPD investigating anti-Asian incident against teen MORE’s legacy of environmental damage and degradation — and his administration’s many regulatory rollbacks — has been high on President Joe BidenJoe BidenThe Hill’s […]

GOP senator to introduce bill barring Biden from restricting drilling on federal lands

Sen. Cynthia LummisCynthia Marie LummisREAD: The Republicans who voted to challenge election results LIVE COVERAGE: Congress certifies Biden win after Pennsylvania, Arizona challenges fail Senate swears-in six new lawmakers as 117th Congress convenes MORE (R-Wyo.) is set to introduce a bill that would restrict the White House from unilaterally blocking […]

Trump Signs Executive Order Promoting ‘Beautiful’ Federal Buildings

President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Monday promoting the importance of “beautiful” federal buildings ― specifically, ones featuring classical instead of modern architecture.  “President George Washington and Secretary of State Thomas Jefferson consciously modeled the most important buildings in Washington, D.C., on the classical architecture of ancient Athens […]

OVERNIGHT ENERGY: Energy issues rule allowing companies to develop own efficiency tests for products | GOP lawmakers push back on Federal Reserve’s climate risk efforts

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A Spree Of Federal Executions

When Yusuf Ahmed Nur, a professor at the University of Indiana, was asked to administer last rites to federal death row inmate Orlando Hall last month, he knew that there was a chance he would contract the coronavirus. Prisons are known hot spots for the virus as they’re often crowded, […]

The federal government’s chief information security officer is helping an outside effort to hunt for alleged voter fraud

Sandoval is one of several Trump appointees in the federal government — some in senior roles — who are harnessing their expertise for the project, according to the group’s leader. The participation of administration officials in the project shows the extent of the efforts by the president’s allies to justify […]

OVERNIGHT ENERGY: Trump creates federal council on global tree planting initiative | Green group pushes for answers on delayed climate report | Carbon dioxide emissions may not surpass 2019 levels until 2027: analysis

HAPPY TUESDAY! Welcome to Overnight Energy, The Hill’s roundup of the latest energy and environment news. Please send tips and comments to Rebecca Beitsch at [email protected] Follow her on Twitter: @rebeccabeitsch. Reach Rachel Frazin at [email protected] or follow her on Twitter: @RachelFrazin. CLICK HERE to subscribe to our newsletter. BRANCHING […]