National (U.S.)

"EPA Leaves Americans In The Dark On Toxic Air Pollution"

"Across the United States, residents of neighborhoods abutting refineries, chemical plants and other major industrial sources can generally be sure of two facts: Those facilities emits tons of dangerous pollutants and EPA rarely requires monitoring for their presence in local air."

Source: E&E News, 03/30/2023

"EPA Oversight Hampered by Funding Gap, Watchdog Tells Lawmakers"

"The EPA’s inspector general raised concerns to House lawmakers Wednesday that his office can’t adequately track the tens of billions of dollars flowing into the agency from the infrastructure and climate laws under its current funding."

Source: Bloomberg Environment, 03/30/2023
April 4, 2023 to April 5, 2023

Responsible Business USA – Balancing Growth and Sustainability

Join Reuters in New York for this event focusing on how companies must juggle the realities of driving short-term successes and profits whilst delivering strategies and investments that will ensure action on sustainability accelerates, securing the long-term survival of the business.

April 12, 2023 to April 13, 2023

Webinar: Unfence the Future — Taking Down Fortress Conservation and Its Enduring Legacy

The Natural History Museum, Survival International and CUNY Center for the Humanities invite you to a free two-day virtual symposium on the logic of fencing wilderness (“fortress conservation”) to expel perceived threats to ecological balance — from Indigenous Peoples to predator species.


"EPA Cites 2 Oil And Gas Firms Over Permian Basin Pollution"

"Two Texas companies have resolved Clean Air Act violations with the Environmental Protection Agency by agreeing to reduce emissions of planet-warming methane and other harmful pollutants wafting from the nation’s largest oil and gas producing region."

Source: AP, 03/29/2023

"8th Circuit Delivers Climate Blow To Big Oil"

"Oil and gas companies on Thursday lost what may have been their best shot at creating disagreement between federal appeals courts — a key consideration for Supreme Court review — on a jurisdictional issue that has the potential to quash a broad set of climate challenges launched by local governments that want industry to pay up for the impacts of a warming planet."

Source: E&E News, 03/29/2023


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