Upcoming federal ban on single-use plastics gets mixed reviews

National efforts to meet climate change initiatives will see the first phase of a ban on single-use plastics come into effect this December across Canada. The Lakeland community has mixed reviews. LAKELAND – National efforts to meet climate change initiatives will see the first phase of a ban on single-useContinue Reading

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

Leaders representing industry, labor organizations, and environmental nonprofits applauded the Biden-Harris Administration’s new actions under its Federal Buy Clean Initiative to spur the development of low-carbon construction materials made in America while supporting good-paying jobs. Last Thursday, Deputy National Climate Advisor Ali Zaidi, Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg, and U.S. GeneralContinue Reading

Governor Hochul Announces Nearly $114 Million in Federal and State Funding to Create First-In-Class Battery-NY Center at Binghamton University

Governor Kathy Hochul today announced Binghamton University will receive a combined investment of $113.7 million to support the creation of Battery-NY, a cutting-edge technology development, manufacturing, and commercialization energy storage hub. In addition to $50 million in state funding first announced by Governor Hochul in her 2022 State of theContinue Reading

Five Things to Know About the New Federal Environmental Justice Index and Cumulative Impacts | Vinson & Elkins LLP

Background The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (“EPA”) Administrator Michael Regan has expressly identified cumulative impacts as a key part of the agency’s EJ agenda.1 A January 2022 draft paper from the EPA’s Office of Research and Development regarding cumulative impacts explains the agency’s focus on promoting cumulative impact assessments acrossContinue Reading

Marathon Announces Completion of Federal Environmental Assessment for Valentine Gold Project

Marathon Gold Corporation TORONTO, Aug. 24, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Marathon Gold Corporation (“Marathon” or the “Company”; TSX: MOZ) is pleased to report that a positive Decision Statement in the federal Environmental Assessment for the Valentine Gold Project (the “Project”) has been issued by the Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister ofContinue Reading

Marathon Announces Completion of Federal Environmental

TORONTO, Aug. 24, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Marathon Gold Corporation (“Marathon” or the “Company”; TSX: MOZ) is pleased to report that a positive Decision Statement in the federal Environmental Assessment for the Valentine Gold Project (the “Project”) has been issued by the Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Environment and ClimateContinue Reading