Powell, Lagarde Urge More Regulation for DeFi and Stablecoins

Christine Lagarde of the ECB, the Federal Reserve’s Jerome Powell, and BIS general manager Agustin Carstens attended an online panel hosted by the Bank of France on Tuesday to share their thoughts on the decentralized finance (DeFi) sector, agreeing that a broader regulation is warranted.  According to Bank for International SettlementsContinue Reading

U.S. EPA website on a screen.

The U.S. EPA accepted comments on recycling grant programs until late July 2022. | g0d4ather/Shutterstock The U.S. EPA received several hundred suggestions for setting up two recycling grant programs authorized under the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. Citizens, organizations, municipalities and companies commented on the need for composting to be included inContinue Reading

The New Jersey Statehouse and Capitol Building In Trenton

New Jersey Activists, Legislators, & Residents Gather to Urge Public Hearingon Amending the State Constitution to Grant Environmental Rights Trenton, NJ:  New Jersey justice organizers, legislators, environmental leaders, and local residents gathered to urge the state legislature to grant a hearing for the proposed New Jersey Green Amendment (ACR72/SCR15), which willContinue Reading


WASHINGTON — Oceana and other Break Free From Plastic members joined U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett (Texas-35) and a spokesperson on behalf of Rep. Alan Lowenthal (Calif-47) in urging Congress to pass the Break Free From Plastic Pollution Act (S.984/HR 2238). The policy briefing presented a cogent argument for why this comprehensiveContinue Reading