Environmental Justice

"Atlantic Coast Pipeline Canceled as Delays and Costs Mount"

"Two of the nation’s largest utility companies announced on Sunday that they had canceled the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, which would have carried natural gas across the Appalachian Trail, as delays and rising costs threatened the viability of the project."

Source: NYTimes, 07/06/2020

Rocket’s Red Glare: Trump’s Mount Rushmore Fireworks Anger Tribes

"Tribal leaders in South Dakota plan to protest President Trump’s appearance Friday at an elaborate Mount Rushmore fireworks display, arguing that the event could worsen the state’s coronavirus outbreak and violates Native Americans’ claims to the Black Hills."

Source: Washington Post, 07/03/2020

"Public Still Needs Details on EPA Enforcement Policy, Groups Say"

"The public deserves to know which companies have taken advantage of the EPA’s relaxed pandemic-era enforcement policy, even as the agency starts to wind down the approach, environmental lawyers told a federal court."

Source: Bloomberg Environment, 07/02/2020

"White House Threatens Veto On Dems' $1.5 Trillion Infrastructure Plan"

"President Trump threatened to veto House Democrats' $1.5 trillion green infrastructure plan on Monday, arguing it should eliminate or reduce environmental reviews and doesn't route enough money to rural America."

Source: The Hill, 06/30/2020

"Democrats Detail a Climate Agenda Tying Environment to Racial Justice"

"Democrats in Congress are expected to make public on Tuesday a broad list of proposals on climate change, laying out in detail what could become the starting point for their climate agenda if the party regains control of Congress and the White House next year."

Source: NYTimes, 06/30/2020


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