The passage of the nearly $2 trillion Build Back Better bill in the House of Representatives Friday capped months of political wrangling and gives hope that numerous key policies around climate change, paid family leave and the social safety net will be enacted. It also represents a new, potentially significant part of a massive upswing
Breadcrumb Trail Links Local News Author of the article: Brian Cross Publishing date: Nov 04, 2021 • 57 minutes ago • 4 minute read • Join the conversation National urban park? An aerial view of Ojibway Shores, Windsor’s last remaining natural shoreline along the Detroit River, is shown May 16, 2019.
Constitutional lawyers and environmental groups have warned federal agriculture funding could be open to challenge if it appears to support measures that are inconsistent with international environment agreements. The National Farmers Federation has called for a dedicated income stream as reparation for state land-clearing laws in the 1990s, as the
Summary The United States Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) has outlined additional steps that it plans to take to investigate and in some cases regulate the discharge of per- or polyfluoroalkyl compounds (“PFAS”) in certain industries’ wastewater. According to EPA’s assistant administrator for water, “for the first time, EPA is committing
Download PDF A United States District Court (“E.D. California”) (“Court”) addressed in a September 14th Order a National Environmental Policy Act (“NEPA”) challenge to a groundwater extraction project in the Sacramento River Valley. See AquAlliance, et al. v. The United States Bureau of Reclamation, et al., 2021 WL 4168534. AquAlliance
Two years ago environment groups applauded the federal election results as a win after two in every three voters picked a party with a clear commitment to combating climate change. Monday’s election may have returned almost the same seat counts as the last vote, but environment leaders say from where
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When Beverly Wright was growing up in New Orleans, she noticed a curious phenomenon: The white people living in the city had started disappearing. “We knew they were going someplace, but we didn’t know where,” said Wright, the founder and executive director of the Deep South Center for Environmental Justice.