Also in this issue:
- A whistleblower at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reported leading NOAA climate scientist Tom Karl violated the agency's rules by rushing to publish untested and unconfirmed data.
- A new report argues Congress should reform the National Flood Insurance Program. Current policies encourage people to rebuild homes repeatedly in flood-prone areas.
- A federal judge has ordered EPA to calculate on a continuing basis job losses, including coal mine and power plant layoffs, attributable to its regulations.
- U.S. Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-MO) introduced a bill in the House of Representatives to end all U.S. contributions to U.N. climate initiatives and programs.
- A bill introduced in Colorado would make it a Class 6 felony to obstruct or tamper with oil and gas equipment.
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