Biden budget proposal includes nearly $2 billion increase for EPA

Biden budget proposal includes nearly $2 billion increase for EPA

This post was originally published on this siteThe White House’s proposed budget for fiscal 2023 would increase funding for the Environmental Protection Agency, the Energy Department and the Interior Department, according to materials shared with The Hill.The budget proposes $11 billion for the…

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Democrats press postmaster to go with electric vehicles

Democrats press postmaster to go with electric vehicles

This post was originally published on this siteThe Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and climate hawk Democrats in Congress are pressing Postmaster General Louis DeJoy to backtrack on the purchase of thousands of gasoline-powered U.S. Postal Service vehicles, setting up a confrontation with…

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Energy Sovereignty Act would repeal little-used section of Clean Air Act that Biden’s EPA could…

Energy Sovereignty Act would repeal little-used section of Clean Air Act that Biden’s EPA could…

This post was originally published on this siteEnergy Sovereignty Act would repeal little-used section of Clean Air Act that Biden’s EPA could invoke to implement stricter greenhouse gas limits Rep. Scott Perry (R-PA10) Should the U.S. eighty-six Section 115? Context What’s the best way to reduce U.S. greenhouse gas emissions, the primary contributor...

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The EPA is committed to environmental justice in three states on the Gulf Coast

The EPA is committed to environmental justice in three states on the Gulf Coast

This post was originally published on this site Washington – The Environmental Protection Agency announced air pollution, unsafe drinking water, and other issues that afflict ethnic minority communities in the three states of the Gulf Coast, following a “Journey to Justice” tour by administrator Michael Regan last fall. We are...

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After Years of Complaints, Florida Improves Pollution Monitoring Near Burning Sugar Cane Fields

After Years of Complaints, Florida Improves Pollution Monitoring Near Burning Sugar Cane Fields

This post was originally published on this site  by Bianca Fortis ] ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up to receive our biggest stories as soon as they’re published. For the first time in nearly a decade, Florida regulators have upgraded their air-monitoring system in...

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The Environmental Protection Agency announces new vehicle emission standards

The Environmental Protection Agency announces new vehicle emission standards

This post was originally published on this siteThe Biden administration, reversing another Trump rollback, is tightening vehicle fuel mileage standards. It comes as much of Biden’s other climate plans are at risk.

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Big Ag furious after EPA determines top herbicides driving vulnerable species toward extinction

Big Ag furious after EPA determines top herbicides driving vulnerable species toward extinction

This post was originally published on this site As Big Ag fumed Monday over a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency determination that herbicides including the endocrine-disrupting atrazine and carcinogenic glyphosate are likely to harm more than 1,600 protected plant and animal species, environmentalists pointed to the agency’s findings as proof of...

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EPA to regulate certain types of ‘forever chemicals’ in drinking water in 2023

EPA to regulate certain types of ‘forever chemicals’ in drinking water in 2023

This post was originally published on this siteThe EPA on Monday released its strategy for addressing a type of cancer-linked chemicals called PFAS, including its plans to finish a rule to regulate certain types of PFAS in drinking water in 2023.PFAS stands for perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl…

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