November 2021 Newsfeed

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November Newsfeed


November 30, 2021

EPA Funds Research Key to Environmental Justice Mapping Tool (E&E News, November 30, 2021). 

PFAS Drinking Water Issues get $10 Billion in Funding (The National Law Review, November 30, 2021). 

November 29, 2021

EPA Announces Legally Mandated Changes to TSCA Fees (JD Supra, November 29, 2021). 

Environmental Justice, Climate Change Enforcement is Ramping Up (Bloomberg Law, November 29, 2021). 

November 28, 2021

‘Cancer has decimated our community.’ EPA’s Regan vows to help hard-hit areas, but residents have doubts. (The Washington Post, November 28, 2021). 

Montana’s Change in Water Quality Standards Draw EPA Scrutiny (Independent Record, November 28, 2021). 

November 27, 2021

Elizabeth Mine Cleanup Cost $103M, More than 4 times Initial Estimate (Valley News, November 27, 2021). 

November 26, 2021

Automakers Have Miles to go to Reach Biden’s Fuel Economy Goals (Ohio News Times, November 26, 2021). 

November 24, 2021

The EPA Administrator Visited Cancer-Causing Air Pollution Hot Spots Highlighted by ProPublica and Promised Reforms (ProPublica, November 24, 2021). 

EPA Indefinitely Extends COVID-19 Emerging Viral Pathogen Guidance (JD Supra, November 24, 2021). 

Biden’s EJ promises Might Not Cover Other Countries (E&E News, November 24, 2021). 

November 23, 2021

EPA Forces Natural Gas Plants to Make Pollution Data Public (E&E News, November 23, 2021). 

November 20, 2021

EPA, Corps, Announce Proposed WOTUS Rule (The Waterways Journal, November 20, 2021).

November 19, 2021

Biden appoints Blackman to regional EPA post after he fell short in PSC bid (The Current, November 19, 2021).

November 18, 2021

Biden Administration Takes Step Toward Reversing Trump Water Regulations Rollback (The Hill, November 18, 2021).

Biden Administration Acts to Restore Clean-Water Safeguards (PBS, November 18, 2021). 

EPA Sets Timeline to Weigh Next Steps Related to Pebble Mine (AP News, November 18, 2021). 

November 17, 2021

EPA, Biden Administration Block Yazoo Pumps Project (The Vicksburg Post, November 17, 2021). 

Residents of Louisiana’s Cancer Alley Hopeful for Action After EPA Head’s Visits (The Guardian, November 17, 2021).

November 16, 2021

Biden Administration Signals it will Keep Trump-Era Aircraft Emissions Rule (The Hill, November 16, 2021).

EPA Finds PFAS are More Toxic than Previously Thought (EWG, November 16, 2021). 

EPA Fines MSC and Bulker Over Ballast Water Violations (The Maritime Executive, November 16, 2021). 

November 15, 2021

EPA Unveils New Recycling Push Pegged to Climate, Justice (E&E News, November 15, 2021). 

EPA FInes Gas Facility in Kapolei over Clean Air Act Violations (KHON2, November 15, 2021). 

EPA Finalizes First National Recycling Strategy (The Washington Post, November 15, 2021). 

November 14, 2021

CDC Again Tightens Blood Lead Standard for Young Children: EPA’s Action Levels for Lead in Butte Soil Now Even More Outdated (Montana Standard, November 14, 2021). 

November 13, 2021

EPA Finds Herbicide May Harm Endangered Species, Angering AG Groups (AgriPulse, November 13, 2021).

November 11, 2021

EPA Fines Hawaii County for Missing Sewage Plan Deadline (AP News, November 11, 2021). 

Infrastructure Bill Contains More than $350M for Recycling, but Local Effects are still Years Away (Waste Dive, November 11, 2021). 

EPA Plans ‘Even More Ambitious’ Methane Rules (E&E News, November 11, 2021).

November 11, 2021

EPA Fines Pesticide Applicator for Alleged Violations of Federal Pesticide Law on Kansas Farms (EPA, November 11, 2021).

November 10, 2021

EPA Air Reg’s Price Tag: Huge, Politically Toxic, and Wrong (E&E News, November 10, 2021). 

November 9, 2021

EPA Rules May Spark Legal War Over Social Cost of Methane (E&E News, November 9, 2021). 

EPA to Review Public Comments on Lower Neponset Superfund Designation (WBUR News, November 9, 2021). 

Waste Not, Want Not: EPA’s Impending National Recycling Strategy (The National Law Review, November 9, 2021). 

‘Drinking Through a Lead Straw’ — $15B Approved to Fix Dangerous Water Pipes (US News, November 9, 2021). 

November 8, 2021

Supreme Court’s Unusual Decision to Hear a Coal Case Could Deal President Biden’s Climate Plans Another Setback (InsideClimate News, November 8, 2021). 

EPA Outlines $630M Vision for Curbing Tijuana Sewage Pollution in San Diego (The San Diego Union Tribune, November 8, 2021). 

November 7, 2021

Climate Pledges Built on Flawed Data, Post Investigation Finds (The Washington Post, November 7, 2021). 

EPA to Begin Testing Water at 300 Benton Harbor Homes (US. News, November 7, 2021). 

November 6, 2021

Advocates: EPA’s Proposed Methane Rule will Complement New Mexico's Efforts to Curb Pollution (Santa Fe New Mexican, November 6, 2021). 

House Passes Massive Infrastructure Bill with Big Boost for Chesapeake Bay Program, Governor Hogan issues statement (, November 6, 2021). 

November 5, 2021

ProPublica Report Highlights Philadelphia-area Locations where Industrial Air Pollution Exceeds EPA ‘Cancer Risk’ (The Philadelphia Inquirer, November 5, 2021).  

EPA Fines Iowa Fertilizer Distributor for Alleged Clean Air Act Violations (EPA, November 5, 2021). 

November 4, 2021

With New Settlements, EPA May Finally Protect Americans from Asbestos (Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families, November 4, 2021). 

Environmentalists Call on EPA to Take Lead in Carson Stench Investigation (LA Times, November 4, 2021). 

EPA Cites Republic Steel for Lead Air Pollution in Canton, Ohio (EPA, November 4, 2021). 

November 3, 2021

How Methane Rule Hits Energy, from Pipeline to Politics (E&E News, November 3, 2021). 

EPA Pressed on ‘Toxic Cocktail’ in Tap Water (E&E News, November 3, 2021). 

November 2, 2021

Biden EPA Unveils New Rules to Curb Methane, a Potent Greenhouse Gas, from Oil and Gas Operations (The Washington Post, November 2, 2021). 

EPA Region 7 Responding to Mercury Spill at Residences in Wentzville, Missouri, Area (EPA, November 2, 2021). 

EPA Orders Benton Harbor Take 'Immediate Actions' to Fix Lead-tainted Drinking Water (Detroit Free Press, November 2, 2021). 

Poison in the Air (Propublica, November 2, 2021) 

November 1, 2021

EPA to help schools in Oregon and Washington become Community Cleaner Air and Cooling Centers (EPA, November 1, 2021).
October 31, 2021

EPA Asks DC Cir. to Pause States’ Ozone Standards Challenge While it Reconsiders Rule Extension (Law Street, October 31, 2021).