March 2022 Newsfeed

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March Newsfeed



March 31, 2022

E.P.A. Decides Against Limiting Perchlorate in Drinking Water (The New York Times, March 31, 2022). 

EPA Resurrects Plan to Drop Air Pollution Liability Shield (E&E News, March 31, 2022).

March 30, 2022

Internal EPA Report Describes “Incredibly Toxic Work Environment” In New Chemicals Division (The Intercept, March 30, 2022).

March 29, 2022

Biden Renews Push for Environmental Justice Boss at EPA (March 29, 2022).

EPA Proposes to Restore Protective Pollution Standards for Washington Waters (EPA, March 29, 2022).

Wisconsin Environmental Groups See Promise in Biden's Funding Proposal for EPA (Wisconsin Public Radio, March 29, 2022).

EPA Proposes Superfund Site in Georgetown (Cape Gazette, March 29, 2022).

$75,000 EPA Grant Funds Local Air Quality Project Involving Area Youth (Cincinnati WKRC, March 29, 2022).

Producers Warned by EPA that PFAS Is Contaminating Pesticides and Food (Beyond Pesticides, March 29, 2022).

March 28, 2022

Biden Budget Proposal Includes Nearly $2 Billion Increase for EPA (The Hill, March 28, 2022).

EPA Would See Highest Funding Ever Under Biden Budget Plan (Bloomberg Law, March 28, 2022).

March 27, 2022

EPA Reviewing Permit Needs for New Refinery Owners (The Virgin Islands Daily News, March 27, 2022). 

EPA Grants $52 Million to Washington for Water Infrastructure (Columbia Basin Herald, March 27, 2022).

March 25, 2022

Lawsuit: EPA Fails to Protect Montana Rivers From Pollution (US News, March 25, 2022). 

EPA Objects to Colorado’s Approval of Suncor Permit, Asks for Changes (The Colorado Sun, March 25, 2022).

March 25, 2022

Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program: Earthjustice Petitions U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to Add Dams/Reservoirs as a Source Category (JD Supra, March 25, 2022).

March 24, 2022

The EPA Plans to Sunset its Online Archive (The Verge, March 24, 2022).

EPA Grants $52 Million to Washington for Drinking Water, Wastewater Infrastructure Improvements (EPA, March 24, 2022).

March 23, 2022

EPA Eyes New Rule for Gas-Fired Power Plants (E&E News, March 23, 2022).

March 22, 2022

Thousands of Discharges Keep Pollution Flowing: How can EPA better protect Our Nation’s Waters? (US Government Accountability Office, March 22, 2022).

EPA Announces Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Funding for Eagle Picher Superfund Site in Socorro, N.M. (EPA, March 22, 2022).

Nessel Calls on EPA to Strengthen Protections Against Childhood Lead Poisoning (Local News 8, March 22, 2022).

EPA Panel Backs Tighter Soot Standards (E&E News, March 22, 2022).

March 18, 2022

EPA Helms White House Indoor Air Plan to Help Fight Covid-19 (E&E News, March 18, 2022).

EPA Chemical Review Tool Sparks Environmental Justice Worries (E&E News, March 18, 2022).

Industrial Site Linked to Polluted Drinking Water in SC Added to EPA Superfund List (The State, March 18, 2022).

March 17, 2022

EPA Adds 12 New Sites to Superfund List (The Hill, March 17,  2022). 

The EPA Is Shuttering its Online Archive: Why that Matters (The Equation, March 17, 2022).

March 16, 2022

EPA: ‘Forever Chemicals’ in Pesticide Barrels May Be Illegal (E&E News, March 16, 2022). 

Illinois EPA Completes Statewide Sampling of PFAS in Drinking Water, Results Released (WAND, March 16, 2022). 

EPA and Justice Department Propose Settlement to Resolve Federal Hazardous Waste and Oil Spill Prevention Violations on the North Slope of Alaska (EPA, March 16, 2022).
March 15, 2022

EPA Air Nominee Faces Obstacles to Biden Agenda (E&E News, March 15, 2022). 

March 14, 2022

EPA Designates Lower Neponset River in Boston and Milton a Superfund Site (WBUR, March 14, 2022). 

Democrats Want Investigation Into Postal Service’s Gas Guzzlers Contract (The New York Times, March 14, 2022). 

March 12, 2022

The EPA May Extend the Use of Pesticides that Paralyze Bees (Wired, March 12, 2022).

Portville Gets $3.5 Million from EPA for Sewage Treatment Plant (Olean Times Herald, March 12, 2022). 

March 11, 2022

EPA OKs Plan to Release 2.4 million More Genetically Modified Mosquitoes (NBC News, March 11, 2022).

EPA Expands Reach of Ozone Regulations (E&E News, March 11, 2022). 

What the EPA’s New Plans for Regulating Power Plants Mean for Carbon (Scientific American, March 11, 2022). 

EPA Proposes New Rule to Cut Interstate Air Pollution (The Hill, March 11, 2022). 

March 10, 2022

In Texas speech, Biden’s EPA Chief Puts Power Plants on Notice for Pollution (The Washington Post, March 10, 2022).

EPA Strategy Curbs Coal, Spotlights Gas and Renewables (E&E News, March 10, 2022).

March 9, 2022

EPA Restores California’s Authority to Set its Own Auto Pollution Rules (LA Times, March 9, 2022). 

NC Fertilizer Plant Fire Caused Air Pollution Five Times Higher Than EPA Limits (The News & Observer, March 9, 2022). 

Chevron Phillips Settles With EPA Over Pollution Allegations at Texas Facilities (FOX 4 Beaumont, March 9, 2022). 

March 8, 2022

EPA’s Truck Emissions Proposal Faces Competing Criticisms (E&E News, March 8, 2022).

President Biden Announces Key Nominees (The White House, March 8, 2022).

EPA Announces New Actions to Comply With Endangered Species Act (EHS Daily Advisor, March 8, 2022). 

March 7, 2022

E.P.A. to Tighten Tailpipe Rules for the Biggest Polluters on the Road (The New York Times, March 7, 2022).

U.S. EPA Proposing Rules to Cut Emissions from Heavy Trucks (Reuters, March 7, 2022).

Inside FDA’s ‘Forever Chemicals’ Catastrophe (E&E News, March 7, 2022). 

March 6, 2022

EPA Chief Tours Sewage Problems in Alabama's Black Belt (New Canaan Advertiser, March 6, 2022).

March 4, 2022

Biden EPA Backtracks on Trump-Era Water Policy – Will the New Stance Lead to Efficiency or Add to Administrative Backlog? (The National Law Review, March 4, 2022).

EPA Says Cleanup of Toxin-Fouled Housatonic River Can Begin (WBUR, March 4, 2022).

March 3, 2022

New EPA Toxics Release Inventory Report Shows Decline in Chemical Releases in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska (US EPA, March 3, 2022).

March 2, 2022

Documents Reveal Identities of Three EPA Officials Who Downplayed Chemical Hazards (The Intercept, March 2, 2022).

Lexington says $590 million EPA Mandated Sewer Projects Won’t be Done by Deadline (Lexington Herald Leader, March 2, 2022).

March 1, 2022

Supreme Court Seems Ready to Limit EPA Power Plant Oversight (E&E News, March, 1, 2022).

Texas, 14 Other States Sue EPA Over ‘War Against Texas Oil and Gas’ (World Oil, March 1, 2022).

Local Governments Advise EPA on Using Infrastructure Dollars to Support Climate Justice (Smart Cities Dive, March 1, 2022).