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DOI Names Former Site Of Texas ‘Mexican School’ As Newest National Park

"The Biden administration has named the site of the Blackwell School in Marfa, Texas, a segregated school for Mexican American children, as the country’s newest national park, Interior Secretary Deb Haaland announced Wednesday."

Source: The Hill, 07/19/2024

Hawaiian Electric, Others Agree To Proposed $4B Maui Wildfire Deal: Report

"Hawaiian Electric Industries and other defendants in lawsuits over the Maui wildfires in Hawaii have tentatively agreed to pay more than $4 billion in settlement amount, Bloomberg News reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter."

Source: Reuters, 07/19/2024

"US Court Overturns Alaska Oil Lease Sale In A Win For Environmentalists"

"A federal court in Alaska overturned on Tuesday night an oil and gas lease sale that had been mandated by the Biden administration's signature climate law as part of a political compromise, on grounds that the U.S. government violated the law when holding the sale."

Source: Reuters, 07/19/2024

"How A Republican Election Sweep Could Transform U.S. Climate Policy"

"President Biden’s signature environmental actions could be reversed if the GOP takes control of the House, Senate and White House. The EPA and other agencies could see their budgets slashed."

Source: Washington Post, 07/19/2024
July 25, 2024

SciLine Experts on Camera: Landslide Risks With Dr. Daniel Sturmer

Part of Sciline's "experts on camera" series, U of Cincinnati's Dr. Daniel Sturmer will be available from 1-3 p.m. ET for 15-minute 1-on-1 Zoom interviews. He can discuss landslide causes, management and risks, and how climate change impacts those risks and increases difficulty in forecasting. 

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