June 2022 Newsfeed

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June Newsfeed

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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).