June 2022 Newsfeed

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June Newsfeed



June 30, 2022

Supreme Court Restricts the EPA's Authority to Mandate Carbon Emissions Reductions (NPR, June 30, 2022).

Supreme Court Limits E.P.A.’s Ability to Restrict Power Plant Emissions (The New York Times, June 30, 2022).

How the Supreme Court Ruling Will Gut the EPA's Ability to Fight the Climate Crisis (CNN, June 30, 2022).

E.P.A. Ruling Is Milestone in Long Pushback to Regulation of Business (The New York Times, June 30, 202).

June 29, 2022

EPA Proposes Changes (Again) to CWA Water Quality Certification Rule (JD Supra, June 29, 2022).

EPA: Flame Retardant Chemical Poses Unreasonable Risk (E&E News, June 29, 2022).
June 28, 2022

EPA Sends $3.9M to Niagara County (Niagara Gazette, June 28, 2022).

EPA Awards Research Grants to 16 Student Teams to Develop Innovative Solutions to Environmental Challenges (US EPA, June 28, 2022).

June 27, 2022

Supreme Court’s Next Major Ruling Could Severely Limit the Power of the EPA (Fortune, June 27, 2022).

After Court Finds EPA Inaction Unlawful, It’s Time for the Agency to Ban Glyphosate (Beyond Pesticides, June 27, 2022).

NY Cities Fighting for Safer Drinking Water Praise New Warning on Toxic 'Forever' Chemicals (Press Connects, June 27, 2022).

June 25, 2022

EPA Objects to Air Pollution Permit for Alabama Coal Plant (AL.com, June 25, 2022).

June 24, 2022

EPA Proposes Changes (Again) to CWA Water Quality Certification Rule (The National Law Review, June 24, 2022).

June 23, 2022

EPA Establishes New Health Advisories for PFAS (The National Law Review, June 23, 2022).

EPA Local Government Advisory Committee Adopts Recommendations to Support Communities Nationwide (US EPA, June 23, 2022).

EPA Awards $1.2 Million to Washington Tribes to Help Protect Communities From Harmful Diesel Emissions (US EPA, June 23, 2022).

‘Crying out for help’: Inside an EPA Water Crisis (E&E News, June 23, 2022).

June 22, 2022

5 Takeaways From the Energy, Environment Spending Bills (E&E News, June 22, 2022).

House Subcommittee Boosts EPA’s Budget to Tackle Toxic 'Forever Chemicals' (EWG, June 22, 2022).

June 21, 2022

U.S. Regulators to Propose New Tougher Vehicle Emissions Rules by March (CNBC, June 21, 2022).

House Appropriators Release Bill to Bolster EPA, Interior (E&E News, June 21, 2022).

June 20, 2022

Federal Water Tap, June 20: EPA Issues PFAS Warning and Troubled Colorado River Is Focus of Senate Hearing (Circle of Blue, June 20, 2022).

EPA Grants Permit for Ocean Era Aquaculture Demonstration Project Off of Sarasota County (Herald-Tribune, June 20, 2022).

EPA Sets Stricter Health Advisory Limits ‎for PFAS – a ‎Harbinger of ‎More Regulation?‎ (JD Supra, June 20, 2022).

June 18, 2022

Court Rejects Trump-Era Environmental Protection Agency Finding That Weed Killer Is Safe (Time, June 18, 2022).

June 16, 2022

EPA Announces No Safe Level for Two PFAS and $1 Billion in Funding (JD Supra, June 16, 2022).

June 15, 2022

EPA Sets Targets for Slashing PFAS in Drinking Water (E&E News, June 15, 2022).

EPA Imposes Stricter Limits on Four Types of Toxic ‘Forever Chemicals’ (The Guardian, June 15, 2022).

June 13, 2022

EPA Announces $6.5 Billion in New Funding Available for Water Infrastructure Projects (EPA, June 13, 2022).

June 12, 2022

How SCOTUS’ Upcoming Climate Ruling Could Defang Washington (Politico, June 12, 2022).

EPA Gives Nevada Firm OK to Turn Trash to Synthetic Fuel Oil (Pioneer, June 12, 2022).

June 10, 2022

EPA Might Deny Calif.’s Clean Truck Waiver (E&E News, June 10, 2022).

EPA to Give $60M to 12 States to Help Curb Water Pollution (AP News, June 10, 2022).

Environmental Groups Demand Answers from Biden’s EPA on Forever Chemicals (Courthouse News Service, June 10, 2022). 

June 9, 2022

Environmental Settlements High on EPA West Coast Chief’s Agenda (Bloomberg Law, June 9, 2022).

Biden Administration, EPA Announce $375M in Funding for Recycling and Waste Prevention Initiatives (Waste Today, June 9, 2022).

Five Car Makers Back Biden Decision To Allow California’s Stricter Auto Emissions (California Globe, June 9, 2022).

EPA Reverses Another Trump Administration Rule (IER, June 9, 2022).

EPA Awards $500,000 Brownfields Grant to Flint Hills Regional Council (KMAN, June 9, 2022).

June 8, 2022

EPA Official Says Agency is Committed to Cleaning Up Contaminated Native Corporation Land (Alaska Public Media, June 8, 2022).

EPA Publishes Guidance on Legal Tools to Advance Environmental Justice (O’Melveny, June 8, 2022).

EPA’s Office of Environmental Justice and External Civil Rights Compliance Office Issues Draft National Program Guidance (JD Supra, June 8, 2022).

EPA Region 7 Presents $500K Check to Kansas’ Flint Hills Regional Council After Their Selection for Brownfields Grant (EPA, June 8, 2022).

June 8, 2022

The EPA Plans to Rein in Truck Pollution to Ease Asthma, but It May Not Go Far Enough (Scientific American, E&E News, June 8, 2022).

Proposed Deal Could Slash Toxic Emissions in America’s ‘Cancer Alley’ (The Guardian, June 8, 2022).

June 7, 2022

Heavy Duty Regulatory Update: CARB & US EPA Proposed Rulemaking for NOx Heavy-Duty Offroad and Onroad Truck Standards (National Law Review, June 7, 2022).

June 6, 2022

EPA Announces Plan for Cleaning Up Remaining Cancer-Causing Contamination in Franklin (Indy Star, June 6, 2022).

Biden to Update ‘Sacred’ EJ Order That Never Really Worked (E&E News, June 6, 2022).

EPA Issues First Test Order Under National Testing Strategy for PFAS in Commercial Fire Fighting Foam and Other Uses (US EPA, June 6, 2022).

EPA Reaches Tandem Deals Over ‘Cancer Alley’ Pollution (E&E News, June 6, 2022).

June 5, 2022

Consumers Pay The Price As Biden’s War On Oil And Gas Expands (Forbes, June 5, 2022).

June 4, 2022

EPA Grants $300,000+ to USVI for Water Quality Monitoring, Safe Beach Recreation (St Thomas Source, June 4, 2022).

June 3, 2022

U.S. EPA Expected to Release Retroactive Biofuel Blending Mandates for 2020-2022 (Reuters, June 3, 2022).

EPA Takes Action to Reset and Strengthen the RFS Program (US EPA, June 3, 2022).

June 2, 2022

Biden EPA Restores Clean Water Safeguards for Streams, Rivers, and Wetlands (NRDC, June 2, 2022).

EPA Moves to Give States, Tribes More Power to Protect Water (The Washington Post, June 2, 2022).

U.S. EPA Restores Rights of States, Tribes to Block Polluting Projects (Reuters, June 2, 2022).

Biden EPA to Make it Easier for States to Block Fossil Fuel Projects (CNN, June 2, 2022).

EPA Names Director for Its Chesapeake Bay Program (Maryland Matters, June 2, 2022)

June 1, 2022

High Levels of ‘Forever Chemicals’ Found Near Military Bases (E&E News, June 1, 2022).