Federal Health Agencies Unveil National Tool to Measure Health Impacts of Environmental Burdens

New Environmental Justice Index addresses cumulative impacts on health and health equity (Atlanta) – Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), in partnership with the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Environmental Justice, announce the releaseContinue Reading

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Grass and water. These are the essential elements in beef production — the same resources vital to healthy waterfowl populations. Productive agriculture and conservation go hand in hand. CAB/Ducks Unlimited The Prairie Pothole Region, which extends far into Canada, stretches in the U.S. from northwest Montana to central Iowa andContinue Reading

Pendaries fire victims to sue federal agencies | Environment

Pendaries Village residents plan to sue the federal government for igniting the blaze that raged through their bucolic community, scorching homes, the development’s central hub and the area’s scenic beauty. Pendaries homeowners and managers want the federal government to pay for all the losses they suffered from the Hermits Peak/CalfContinue Reading

Fact Sheet: President Biden Tackles Methane Emissions, Spurs Innovations, and Supports Sustainable Agriculture to Build a Clean Energy Economy and Create Jobs

WASHINGTON (July 12, 2022) – Federal agencies announced today the availability of two new reports resulting from a continued interagency initiative to restore salmon and steelhead populations in the Columbia River Basin, while meeting state and Federal clean energy goals. The reports include: 1) a draft assessment of the stateContinue Reading

Porterville Police Department Joins Growing List of California Law Enforcement Agencies Successfully Utilizing Veritone Contact to Meet California AB 953 Racial and Identity Profiling Act Requirements

DENVER–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Veritone, Inc. (NASDAQ: VERI), creator of aiWARE, a hyper-expansive enterprise AI platform, today announced that the Porterville Police Department is now successfully utilizing its intelligent stop data collection and reporting application Veritone Contact to meet the stringent requirements of the California AB 953 Racial and Identity Profiling Act (RIPA)Continue Reading

EPA investigates Louisiana environmental, health agencies for racial discrimination in issuing air pollution permits | Environment

The Environmental Protection Agency is investigating whether two state agencies discriminated against Black residents when they were involved in permitting decisions for two chemical plants and a grain terminal in St. John and St. James parishes. The probe centers on actions taken by the state Department of Environmental Quality andContinue Reading