Happy Monday, Friends of the Planet! We hope you had a great weekend. It is the week before the Memorial Day long weekend (aka the unofficial beginning of summer) and looks like a busy one in D.C. because Congress will be in a district work period next week and they are trying to get through […]Continue Reading 436 words
We hope you all had a great weekend Friends of the Planet, we’re glad to see you back bright and early! Here’s a look at what’s happening this week: Congress: The House Energy and Commerce Committee will hold the first much-needed hearing on perfluorinated compounds (PFAS) contamination on Wednesday. The House Science Committee will hold […]Continue Reading 147 words
Happy Monday #FriendsofthePlanet! We hope you had a great Cinco de Mayo and that you’ve recovered from Game of Thrones or the NBA or NHL Playoff excitement. How about that quadruple overtime game in Portland on Friday night not to mention the controversial finish in the Kentucky Derby! It is going to be another busy […]Continue Reading 418 words
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Hi #FriendsOfThePlanet, we hope that you’re fully recovered from the Battle of Winterfell last night and ready to tackle this Monday (sometimes they just drag-on). Here’s a roundup of what should be on your radar this week: Capitol Hill: The House Natural Resources Committee will hold several hearings this week on Public Lands and Our […]Continue Reading 187 words
As we wrote up top, today is Earth Day but we’re planning on making this an Earth Week. Here’s what should be on your radar this for the occasion: Parks: April 20-28th is National Park Week, a time to explore amazing places, discover stories of history and culture, help out, and find your park! Capitol […]Continue Reading 264 words
Happy Monday! Today is tax day and hopefully, your taxes are filed. Here is a list of freebies available to make the day a bit more fun. It’s also Patriot Day in Massachusetts and Maine, and we are hoping the Boston Marathon runners don’t get too wet – the forecast there was for rain. Tiger […]Continue Reading 555 words
Happy April Fools Day! Today also happens to be the first day of peak bloom of the cherry trees here in DC, so take your allergy meds and go snap some pics. Also happening this week: Hearings: The House Energy and Commerce Committee will hold a hearing on Tuesday, April 2, at 10 am on how […]Continue Reading 215 words