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Loose Change: House to debate climate amendments to defense bill

July 11, 2019
House lawmakers are poised to debate several climate change-related amendments to the annual defense authorization bill, potentially widening a rift between majority Democrats and President Donald Trump over environmental provisions in the must-pass legislation. Bloomberg Environment offers a run-down of the roughly half-dozen climate-related amendments that will be considered July 11 on the House floor. One measure, floated by House science committee Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX), would require the Defense Department (DOD) to annually review climate risks at...

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