Sunday, March 26, 2023

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Biden announces new student debt cancellation plan

This plan will eliminate student debt for near 20 million Americans and reduce debt for another 43 million people.

Biden says climate crisis is an emergency, but doesn’t declare one

“Climate change is literally an existential threat to our nation and to the world.”

Biden considers declaring climate emergency after Manchin frustrates climate agenda

"This is an important moment. There is probably nothing more important for our nation and our world than for the United States to drive a bold, energetic transition in its energy economy from fossil fuels to renewable energy."

Under pressure to act, Biden to sign executive order on abortion...

The president's order excludes certain actions that progressives have demanded, such as authorizing the use of federal lands to set up abortion clinics in Republican-led states.

Biden Admin’s first onshore oil and gas lease Sales set to...

“We are concerned about the reduction in available parcels, we’re concerned about royalty rate increases, we’re concerned that the administration’s approach … is limited at a time when we really need something bold.”

Biden admin. proposes rules to make EV charging ‘as easy as...

“This is a foundational step that will provide EV drivers with predictable access to reliable electric vehicle charging access across the United States.”

World Oceans Day: Biden admin announces national parks’ plastic phaseout, new...

“Our national parks, by definition, are protected areas — ones that Americans have loved for their natural beauty and history for over a century — and yet we have failed to protect them from plastic for far too long.”

Biden admin announces steps to boost U.S. solar projects

“Investing in American-made clean energy will boost U.S. manufacturing, lower costs for families, create millions of good paying jobs, and position the United States as a global leader on the cutting edge of clean energy innovation,”

Biden administration forms new Office of Environmental Justice

"... it is imperative that our leaders produce real, tangible solutions to protect Black and frontline communities and correct existing and past harms..."

Biden admin pauses permits for new fossil fuel projects

Environmental groups praised the Biden administration for halting new leases and permits while the court battle plays out, but expressed concern about how it would ultimately resolve. 

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Is Trump so desperate he’d risk getting shot to regain the White House? Without...

How can Trump end up looking like the dumbest, lyingest punk operative who ever escaped from the sneaky Naked City?

Fifth annual assessment of air pollution ranks cities, nations and regions around the world

The study confirmed that only six countries met the World Health Organization’s (WHO) updated safe levels of the deadly air pollutant, particulate matter (PM) 2.5.

Cancer patients challenge Biden admin’s refusal to lower price of lifesaving drug

“This is a drug that was invented with taxpayer dollars by scientists at UCLA and can be purchased in Canada for one-fifth the U.S. price."

Biden administration unveils nation’s first Ocean Climate Action Plan

“This Ocean Climate Action Plan is the first comprehensive approach that the U.S. has taken to leveraging the power of the ocean in the fight against climate change.”