"Manchin, Key Dem, Says Build Back Better Bill Is ‘Dead’"

"Sen. Joe Manchin declared Tuesday that President Joe Biden’s vast social and environment bill is “dead,” using his strongest language to date to underscore that any revival of Democrats’ top domestic priorities would have to arise from negotiations that are now moribund."

Source: AP, 02/02/2022

"‘Reduced Risk’ Pesticides Are Widespread in California Streams"

"A new generation of pesticides promoted as safe alternatives to compounds shown to endanger the environment and public health are turning up in California streams at toxic levels, researchers with the U.S. Geological Survey report."

Source: Inside Climate News, 02/01/2022

"Biden Begins Crackdown On Power Plant Pollution"

"Biden administration officials are kicking off a crackdown on power plant pollution, aiming to shift the nation’s electricity supply to cleaner energy in the face of congressional resistance and a Supreme Court that could limit the federal government’s ability to tighten public health standards."

Source: Washington Post, 02/01/2022

"Environmental Justice Groups Sue Over Incinerator Pollution"

"Community groups in New Jersey and California are suing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, seeking to force trash incinerators across the country — many of them in predominantly minority communities — to emit less pollution into the air."

Source: AP, 01/28/2022


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