Thursday, July 18, 2024

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EPA approves California’s regulation to curb ship pollution at ports

The new policy will require container, reefer and cruise vessels to plug into electric shore-power when idling at California ports.

Two new rules shift trucks sales and all locomotives operating in...

“We applaud this ambitious move by the California Air Resources Board to mandate electrification of locomotives and trucks, setting a new bar in the state’s efforts to combat climate change and save lives."

Minneapolis joins Los Angeles and Long Beach to pass resolution on...

"We commend the leadership of the Minneapolis City Council in urging major retailers, like Target Corporation, to tackle their massive maritime shipping pollution problem."

Eight states and DC commit to electrifying trucks and buses to...

"Zero-emission trucks and buses are better for the environment and health, while reducing fueling and maintenance costs."

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UnitedHealth reports $7.9 billion Q2 profits as protesters decry coverage denials

Protesters reiterated their commitment to fighting for healthcare justice, emphasizing the need for systemic changes.

Why protests work, even when not everybody likes them

Protest movements take a gamble when they unsettle the status quo. But it is a risk worth taking.

Thousands protest GOP agenda at Milwaukee RNC, demanding justice and equality

Protesters condemned U.S. politicians on both sides of the aisle for sending weapons to Israel amid what they described as genocide in Gaza.

Appeals court dismisses case against Biden administration for complicity in alleged Gaza genocide

The three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco affirmed a lower court’s dismissal of the lawsuit against President Joe Biden, Secretary of State Antony Blinken, and Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin.

Biden proposes national rent control: Caps to target major corporate landlords amid soaring housing...

The announcement, scheduled for Tuesday in Nevada, comes as Biden seeks re-election and tries to tackle one of the most pressing issues facing American renters.