Saturday, November 26, 2022

Tag: Biden administration.

Biden continues drilling boom on public lands despite campaign pledge, analysis...

“The reality is that in the battle between the oil industry and Biden, the industry is winning.”

Biden administration is cracking down on corporate recidivists

The Justice Department is ramping up efforts to fight corporate crime, which is particularly bad news for repeat offenders.

Ahead of COP26, top Biden appointees pushing natural gas are undermining...

The Biden administration’s commitment to natural gas, also known as fossil gas, isn’t a commitment to reaching net-zero by 2050, says a researcher at Global Witness; it’s a promise to the oil and gas industry that they’re still in control. As a major climate summit in Glasgow, Scotland, approaches, the Biden administration must urgently change course on fossil gas.

Biden admin plans major offshore wind expansion

“This is reliable, clean, renewable energy that can help support our country as we go on and provide a good future for our kids.”

Trump-era “domestic gag rule” reversed thanks to Biden administration

“The end of the Title X gag rule is a major victory for patients, access to sexual and reproductive healthcare, and health equity.”

300,000 petition signatures delivered to Senate for the protection of abortion...

“Over the past several weeks, right-wing extremists have inched us closer and closer toward a society without the precedent of Roe v. Wade.”

Nearly 18 million US adults couldn’t afford a prescription medication this...

The finding came as the Biden administration unveiled its plan to allow the government to negotiate drug prices directly with Big Pharma.

USDA makes historic increase for SNAP benefits

“A modernized Thrifty Food Plan is more than a commitment to good nutrition – it’s an investment in our nation’s health, economy, and security.”

Biden administration extends student loan moratorium

“The payment pause has been a lifeline that allowed millions of Americans to focus on their families, health, and finances instead of student loans during the national emergency.”

Progressives pressure Biden administration to extend student loan moratorium

“Let’s act NOW to protect them, before it’s too late.”

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The renewable energy transition is failing

Renewable energy isn’t replacing fossil fuel energy—it’s adding to it.

Let’s rename the day after Thanksgiving ‘extinction Friday’

The annual Black Friday ode to commercialism and overconsumption sits at the core of our ongoing destruction of Earth’s ecosystems.

Guinea Pig Nation: How the Nuclear Regulatory Commission is reducing government regulations for ‘advanced’...

“Under the direction of Congress, the NRC is developing new regulations to facilitate licensing of experimental reactors."

Biden administration announces largest direct federal investment in transmission and distribution infrastructure

The announcement to dedicate $13 billion in grants to improve transmission and distribution systems will "improve energy resiliency through microgrids, local renewable energy, and energy storage.”

On Black Friday, Amazon workers in 40+ countries strike and protest ‘despicable’ treatment

"We have to make Amazon pay all its workers a decent wage in dignified workplaces and for its environmental damage."