February 2022 Newsfeed

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February Newsfeed



February 28, 2022

Supreme Court to Hear a Case that Could Limit the EPA's Power to Fight Climate Change (NPR, February 28, 2022).

Supreme Court Could Thwart EPA’s Ability to Address Climate Change (The Washington Post, February 28, 2022).

February 27, 2022

Supreme Court Will Hear Biggest Climate Change Case in a Decade (The New York Times, February 27, 2022).

February 26, 2022

State Cleanup of Public Place May Leave Behind Dangerous Chemicals, EPA Warns (Brooklyn Paper, February 26, 2022). 

The Supreme Court is hearing a major case on EPA's authority over planet-warming gases. Here's what's at stake. (CNN, February 26, 2022).

February 25, 2022

Biden EPA Moves Closer to Final Ban of Brain-Damaging Pesticide (EWG, February 25, 2022).

EPA, Army Announce Roundtables to Discuss WOTUS (The Fence Post, February 25, 2022).

EPA Agrees to Update Rules for Cancer-Causing Chemical Plants (Earthjustice, February 25, 2022).

EPA Takes Next Step to Keep Chlorpyrifos Out of Food, Protecting Farmworkers and Children’s Health (EPA, February 25, 2022).February 24, 2022

President Biden Announces Key Regional Appointments for USDA, EPA, and FEMA (The White House, February 24, 2022).

February 24, 2022

President Biden Announces Key Regional Appointments for USDA, EPA, and FEMA (The White House, February 24, 2022).

February 23, 2022

After Years of Pollution Violations, Tesla is Fined $275,000 by the EPA (LA Times, February 23, 2022).

U.S. Postal Service Going Ahead with Plan to Buy Mostly Gas-powered Vehicles in Defiance of EPA and White House (CBS News, February 23, 2022).

Blunt, Hawley and Wagner Demand Answers From EPA on West Lake Landfill (KMOV4, February 23, 2022).

February 22, 2022

EPA Fiddles as Flood Clock Rolls on Mississippi Delta’s Forgotten Nightmare (AgWeb, February 22, 2022).

EPA fines SGL for Gas Leaks (Columbia Basin Herald, February 22, 2022).

Texas Defends its Less Protective Standard for Highly Toxic Air Pollutant During EPA Meeting (Houston Public Media, February 22, 2022).

Tesla and EPA Reach a Settlement After Automaker’s Clean Air Act Violations (CNBC, February 22, 2022).

U.S. EPA Commits to Increasing Biofuel Use, Targets Not Yet Finalized (Reuters, February 22, 2022).

February 19, 2022

EPA Chief Regan Touts Cleanup Aid for Metro Detroit Rivers (The Detroit News, February 19, 2022).

February 18, 2022

Wanted: Staff for EPA’s ‘Monumental’ Infrastructure Job (E&E News, February 18, 2022).

Watchdog to Probe EPA’s Benton Harbor Lead Crisis Response (E&E News, February 18, 2022).

White House Unveils Tool to Determine Eligibility for Environmental Justice Aid (The Hill, February 18, 2022). 

February 18, 2022

EPA Developing Plan to Clean Grand Prairie Industrial Site, One of the Most Polluted in the U.S. (The Dallas Morning News, February 18, 2022).

February 17, 2022

Will EPA get an Environmental Justice Boss? (E&E News, February 17, 2022). 

Biden Announces $1 billion in Infrastructure Funding to Clean Up the Great Lakes (CNN, February 17, 2022).

February 16, 2022

Biden Administration is Finalizing a Waiver for California to Set its Own Vehicle Emissions Standards (CNN, February 16, 2022).

Chemical Hazard Reporting & Planning Enforcement Actions by EPA Region 10 in 2021 (EPA, February 16, 2022).

Cassidy Places Hold on EPA Nominees Over Carbon Capture Project Approval Delay (The Hill, February 16, 2022).

February 15, 2022

Ag Groups Sue EPA Over Chlorpyrifos Revocation (The Fence Post, February 15, 2022).

White House Takes Aim at Environmental Racism, but Won’t Mention Race (The New York Times, February 15, 2022).

EPA says U.S. Met Obama-era Climate Pledge (E&E News, February 15, 2022).

February 13, 2022

EPA Awards Delaware River and Bay Authority as WasteWise Partner (Cape Gazette, February 13, 2022).

February 12, 2022

Water-Quality Group Registers Concerns with EPA over MMA's Sewage Disposal into Canal (Cape Cod Times, February 12, 2022).

Maryland Department of Environment is Failing to Protect the Chesapeake Bay, Critics Say (The Washington Post, February 12, 2022).

February 11, 2022

EPA Announces Additional Actions to Advance Environmental Justice Efforts (The National Law Review, February 11, 2022).

EPA Pushes School Ventilation Upgrades as Mask Mandates Fall (E&E News, February 11, 2022).

February 10, 2022

White House Regs Shop Delayed Air Pollution Reg for Months (E&E News, February 10, 2022).

EPA Region 10 Clean Water Act enforcement actions in 2021 (EPA, February 10, 2022).

Feb 9

Growth Energy Sues EPA Over Renewable Fuels Standards (Law Street, February 9, 2022).

February 8, 2022

Thirty-Nine States, Including California, Failed to Submit Pollution Reduction Plans to the Environmental Protection Agency, NPCA Reports (Sierra Sun Times, February 8, 2022).

EPA Awards Cheyenne & Arapaho Tribes Part of $3.8 Million in Grants to Train Environmental Workers for Jobs Created by Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Funding (EPA, February 8, 2022).

U.S. EPA Names Oregon Lawyer to Lead Environmental Justice Efforts (Reuters, February 8, 2022).

Tracking Biden’s Environmental Actions (The Washington Post, February 8, 2022).

Virginia Lawmakers Reject Former Trump EPA Chief Along Party Lines (The Hill, February 8, 2022).

February 7, 2022

EPA Nears Deal with Wyo. Over Massive Coal Plant (E&E News, February 7, 2022).

EPA Science Advisers Recommend Tighter Soot Air Quality Standards in Draft Document (The Hill, February 7, 2022).

February 6, 2022

EPA Ramps Up Local Emissions Monitoring, Unannounced Inspections (The Herald Guide, February 6, 2022).

February 5, 2022

EPA to Inspect Red Hill Fuel Storage Facility Amid Ongoing Tainted Water Crisis (Hawaii News Now, February 5, 2022).

Springfield to Receive $200K Grant from EPA for Job Training Program to Revitalize Brownfields (KY3, February 5, 2022).

February 4, 2022

EPA Recognizes Pacific Northwest Energy Savers, Food Waste Reducers, and Recyclers (EPA, February 4, 2022).

EPA says It Has ‘No Confidence’ in Plan to Address Sediment Pollution Coming From Behind Conowingo Dam (Baltimore Sun, February 4, 2022).

February 2, 2022

White House, EPA Urge US Postal Service to Reconsider Gas-Powered Vehicle Plan (Reuters, February 2, 2022).

February 1, 2022

Biden Administration Presses Forward With Revised WOTUS Rule (JD Supra, February 1, 2022).

EPA Reaches Settlements with Iowa, Missouri and Nebraska Companies for Automobile ‘Defeat Device’ Violations (EPA, February 1, 2022).

Biden Officials Head to EPA Regional Offices (E&E News, February 1, 2022).