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Is Biden's Climate Change Agenda Dead?

Is Biden's Climate Change Agenda Dead?

The Supreme Court ruled that the EPA couldn’t force coal-burning power plants to convert to renewable energy without Congress’s permission. After that ruling, some are saying that Biden’s climate agenda is dead. But is it? In this episode of America Uncovered, we look at what the Supreme Court actually said, …

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Supreme Court's EPA ruling raises climate change concerns

Supreme Court's EPA ruling raises climate change concerns

The Supreme Court’s recent decision to limit the authority of the Environmental Protection Agency has many worried about whether the Biden administration can reach its climate goals. Michael Oppenheimer of Princeton University, one of six scientists who filed an amicus brief in the case, and Mustafa Santiago Ali, of the …

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LIVE: EPA Climate Change Lecture Series – Professor Neil Adger – Wednesday 26th October 7:15PM

LIVE: EPA Climate Change Lecture Series - Professor Neil Adger - Wednesday 26th October 7:15PM

https://ti.to/epa-climate-change-lecture/professor-neil-adger-cork-city-hall The EPA, as part of the National Dialogue on Climate Action, will host a hybrid public lecture on Wednesday 26th October 7:15PM. Guest Speaker: Professor Neil Adger will explore how climate change poses risks to life and livelihoods through flood risk, heatwaves, wildfires and drought. Yet investing in climate …

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Supreme Court hands down climate change, immigration rulings on final day of historic term

Supreme Court hands down climate change, immigration rulings on final day of historic term

The U.S. Supreme Court has wrapped up a term that rewrote the law books on abortion, guns, climate change and asylum policy. That, in turn, set the stage for more history, when Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson became the first Black woman on the court. She was sworn in Thursday by …

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U.S. Supreme Court deals blow to climate change fight

U.S. Supreme Court deals blow to climate change fight

The U.S. Supreme Court dealt a blow to the fight against climate change by ruling the Environmental Protection Agency can’t put limits on emissions from coal-fired energy plants. Watch The National live on YouTube Sunday-Friday at 9 p.m. ET Subscribe to The National: https://www.youtube.com/user/CBCTheNational?sub_confirmation=1 Connect with The National online: Facebook …

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EWG Comments to EPA on Neonicotinoids

EWG Comments to EPA on Neonicotinoids

[ad_1] EWG Comments to EPA on Neonicotinoids EWG submits comments opposing the EPA’s decisions to allow continued use of five neonicotinoid insecticides. EWG urges the EPA to restrict the use of these pesticides to prevent harm to pollinators and wildlife and to protect children’s health. [ad_2] Source link Y Not …

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EPA Loosens Rule On Toxic Mercury Emissions As Pandemic Rages

EPA Loosens Rule On Toxic Mercury Emissions As Pandemic Rages

[ad_1] The Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday finalized its proposal to loosen rules on oil- and coal-fired power plants’ emissions of mercury and other toxic pollutants in its latest rollback of public health protections during the coronavirus pandemic.  The proposed change to the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS) does …

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Despite Link to COVID-19 Deaths, Trump EPA Refuses To Strengthen Soot Standards

Despite Link to COVID-19 Deaths, Trump EPA Refuses To Strengthen Soot Standards

[ad_1] WASHINGTON – Ignoring his own scientists and public health advocates, Environmental Protection Agency chief Andrew Wheeler refused today to tighten federal standards for soot emitted from auto tailpipes and smokestacks that causes serious respiratory harm. The decision comes on the heels of the first nationwide study by a team of …

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EPA Conducting Criminal Investigations Into Industries’ Handling of PFAS Chemicals

EPA Conducting Criminal Investigations Into Industries’ Handling of PFAS Chemicals

[ad_1] For Immediate Release:  Thursday, February 27, 2020 WASHINGTON – The Environmental Protection Agency is pursuing multiple criminal inquiries into corporations that manufacture the toxic fluorinated chemicals called PFAS, according to a report by Bloomberg Environment. In an update to its 2020 PFAS Action Plan, the EPA included details about …

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