"The Supreme Court on Monday appeared reluctant to wrest wetlands permitting power from EPA in a dispute that had been expected to significantly narrow the scope of the Clean Water Act."
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- Source: E&E News, 10/04/2022
"Online retailing delivers a public health problem. When Truck Season Became All-Year-Round."Source: Sierra, 10/04/2022
"High-level speakers at climate talks in Kinshasa called out rich nations on Monday for failing to honour a $100 billion per year funding pledge to developing countries, warning that fair finance was needed to avert the worst of the climate crisis."Source: Reuters, 10/04/2022
"President Joe Biden on Monday pledged more than $60 million in aid to help U.S. territory Puerto Rico and said more money was coming, as he sought to present a more compassionate image than his predecessor, Donald Trump, while surveying damage from Hurricane Fiona."Source: Reuters, 10/04/2022
"A ruling against the state’s Prop 12 animal welfare law could affect a range of regulations across the country".Source: Guardian, 10/04/2022
"States have plans to ban gas-powered cars and the White House wants chargers along highways, but implementation is a challenge".Source: Guardian, 10/04/2022
"California’s drought has become the state’s driest three-year period on record, surpassing that of 2013-15 — and a fourth dry year is looking increasingly likely, officials said Monday."Source: LA Times, 10/04/2022
"As Earth’s ice melts once more, heed these ancient tales of land lost to the sea."
"It wasn’t long after Henry David Inglis arrived on the island of Jersey, just northwest of France, that he heard the old story. Locals eagerly told the 19th-century Scottish travel writer how, in a bygone age, their island was much more substantial, and that folks used to walk to the French coast. The only hurdle to their journey was a river—one easily crossed using a short bridge.Source: Hakai, 10/04/2022
"Isabelle Cormier spent the days after post-tropical storm Fiona picking through what could be salvaged of her family's 40-year-old cottage."Source: CBC News, 10/04/2022
"The old, epic story of agriculture in North America had two heroes, long sung and much venerated. One was human ingenuity. The other was corn."Source: Atlantic, 10/04/2022
"The death toll from Hurricane Ian climbed past 80 on Sunday as embattled residents in Florida and the Carolinas faced a recovery expected to cost tens of billions of dollars, and some officials faced criticism over their response to the storm."Source: Reuters, 10/03/2022
"For months, pollsters and analysts had said that President Jair Bolsonaro was doomed. He faced a wide and unwavering deficit in Brazil’s high-stakes presidential race, and in recent weeks, the polls suggested he could even lose in the first round, ending his presidency after just one term."Source: NYTimes, 10/03/2022
"New York is following in California’s tire treads, making drastic moves to cut greenhouse gas emissions. The Empire State will entirely ban the purchase of new petroleum-powered cars by 2035."Source: Earther, 10/03/2022
"The future of federal jurisdiction over waters and wetlands under the Clean Water Act hinges on a watershed US Supreme Court case scheduled for oral arguments Monday—the first case on the high court’s fall docket."
Source: Bloomberg Environment, 10/03/2022
"The Federal Reserve Board will enlist six major U.S. banks in a pilot climate risk analysis program, officials announced Thursday."
Source: The Hill, 10/03/2022