Friday, December 9, 2022

Tag: EPA

EPA gives school districts across U.S. nearly $1 billion to buy...

“It doesn’t make sense to send our kids to school on buses that create brain-harming, lung-harming, cancer-causing, climate-harming pollution″

EPA calls out environmental racism in Louisiana’s Cancer Alley

The Environmental Protection Agency said in a letter it sent last week to state regulators in response to civil rights complaints about air pollution in the region known as Cancer Alley.

Biden administration announces plans to double funding for clean school buses

School districts from all 50 states applied for the 2022 Clean School Bus rebates.

EPA names PFOA and PFOS as hazardous substances

"[The] EPA must urgently follow up this rule with strong science-based and equitable actions to regulate PFAS as a class."

EPA proposes regulating two common ‘forever chemicals’ under superfund law

“We applaud EPA’s action to address the PFAS crisis plaguing communities across the country. It is an important first step that will hold polluters accountable and start cleaning up contaminated sites.”

EPA finds 23 commercial sterilizer facilities across the country above agency’s...

Ethylene oxide is known to cause cancer when people within close proximity to sterilizer facilities breathe the gas in over the course of many years.

Climate activists demand more from state lawmakers in wake of Supreme...

With the federal government’s ability to tackle climate change curtailed by the Supreme Court, activists are pressing climate-friendly state lawmakers to step up.

The Supreme Court’s EPA decision could hamper regulator’s ability to protect...

The agency will still be allowed to regulate many forms of air pollution, but would need explicit direction from Congress on how to tackle some of the worst aspects of climate change and other pressing issues.

Science shows US Supreme Court abortion, guns, environment rulings will have...

We can’t allow ourselves to be discouraged. Too much is at stake.

The Supreme Court has curtailed EPA’s power to regulate carbon pollution...

The U.S. has entered a new era of administrative law, with an activist court asserting its power to curtail what it perceives as the excesses of regulatory agencies – and not always waiting for those agencies to complete their work.

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The Constitution as free-for-all, a la carte buffet

If this be not the worst subversion,/ Where's real career-ending perversion?

US to launch Squad, first solar electric city car

“Squad offers an affordable, secure, quick and sustainable solution for your daily mobility needs.”

100+ groups urge Congress to back Sanders’ Yemen War Powers Resolution

"In an effort to renew this truce and further incentivize Saudi Arabia to stay at the negotiating table, we urge you to bring the War Powers Resolutions to end U.S. military participation in the Saudi-led coalition's war on Yemen."

Winning Georgia Senate seat, Sen. Raphael Warnock overcomes GOP push

More than 48 percent of Georgians voted for Herschel Walker, showing Republican loyalty in a battleground state.

Former Superfund Site becomes largest landfill solar farm in North America

The project is just one example of an innovative trend turning symptoms of throwaway culture into sites for generating renewable energy.