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Juliet Eilperin
Washington Post senior national affairs correspondent, with a side interest in sharks (the ones who swim in the sea). Retweets don't constitute endorsements.
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Juliet Eilperin 3h
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I had a typo in my initial tweet, which I deleted, suggesting the flow rate was per minute. My apologies, I was typing fast and did not notice the error until it was brought to my attention.
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Juliet Eilperin 3h
CORRECTION: 4 years after the country's longest oil spill started in the Gulf of Mexico, the Feds decided to study it. They found that it's leaking more than 4,500 gallons a day-not less than 3 gallons, as Taylor Energy had said.
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Jim Malewitz 8h
This whole story is bonkers. "Asked why it took the bureau more than 14 years to commission the study of a spill that started in 2004, Mason and Taylor said they did not know and could not speak on the bureau’s behalf."
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Juliet Eilperin 11h
'You know what? Enough is enough.' A former staffer takes aim at for saying the agency's career experts helped craft a rule to freeze fuel-efficiency rules for cars and light trucks. Via in
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Juliet Eilperin 23h
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan didn't like the fact that the opposition candidate won the mayoral election in Istanbul, and his party demanded a recount. Opposition party candidate Ekrem Imamoglu just won the revote by a wide margin,. By
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Laura Helmuth Jun 23
I put a pond in my back yard about 10 years ago, and it has given the best return on investment in units of pure joy of anything I've ever done. Have you ever considered a water feature? Here's my experience in case it's helpful. A thread.
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Nick Miroff Jun 22
I don't think I've ever seen the Mexican government stopping migrants from crossing into the United States like this. With military-grade force.
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Juliet Eilperin Jun 22
Black voters are cutting Biden some slack — for now. Will it last? Via
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Juliet Eilperin Jun 21
The 2018 beheading of two Scandinavian hikers "was an act of senseless and performative violence," meant to impress the Islamic State. It didn't, but became a viral tool for the far right to decry Islamic extremism. By and
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Juliet Eilperin Jun 21
“This trade thing is going to kill us.” In Orient, South Dakota, once-loyal Trump backers in farm country are questioning their support for the president. By
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Juliet Eilperin Jun 21
NEW: The Trump White House just told federal agencies they don't have to assess the long-term climate impacts of their actions. Some legal experts say that could set them up for even more court losses.
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Sarah Kaplan Jun 21
PSA: Get yourself a copy of today’s paper for a BEAUTIFUL special section on the anniversary of the Apollo 11 landing, full of fascinating history, delightful astronaut interviews, and more! 🌔🚀👨‍🚀
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Juliet Eilperin Jun 20
Paradise was burned to rubble. In California’s competitive housing market, a far tonier town may rise from the ashes. What does that mean for the people who made it their home before the fire? Via w/ photos
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Juliet Eilperin Jun 20
Required reading for every DC resident, esp those who ride : Probe finds Metro board Chairman Jack Evans “knowingly” violated ethics rules in “a pattern of conduct” in which he sought to help friends and clients, not transit agency. By
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Juliet Eilperin Jun 19
This former EPA appointee wants to make climate change a winning issue for Trump. w/ in The Energy 202:
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Juliet Eilperin Jun 19
The administration is threatening to start furloughs and layoffs of federal employees if Congress doesn’t let it kill the personnel agency via
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Juliet Eilperin Jun 19
Yes, nearly all the reductions are due to business as usual
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Juliet Eilperin Jun 19
While won't say which planes will be flying as part of Trump's Salute to America, it “will honor each of the nation’s five service branches with music, military demonstrations, flyovers and much more." Read this story by me and
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Juliet Eilperin Jun 19
Worth noting: several lawmakers have said today Obama's Clean Power Plan forced coal plants to close. Actually, the CPP never took effect. Stricter mercury standards in 2011 did prompt some plants to close, along with cheap natural gas and renewables
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Juliet Eilperin Jun 19
The head of EPA’s air and radiation office, Bill Wehrum, began his remarks a few minutes ago by saying the first part of this three-part rule reverses the Clean Power Plan.
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