Laws & Regulations

"Inside Clean Energy: Ohio Shows Hostility to Clean Energy. Again"

"A new Ohio law solidifies the state’s reputation for stifling clean energy industries. And the law may well be an economic development victory for places that stand to gain projects Ohio chases away."

Source: Inside Climate News, 07/23/2021

"Judge To Rule By July 29 On Request To Block Lithium Americas Mine"

"A U.S. federal judge said on Wednesday she will rule by July 29 on whether to temporarily block Lithium Americas Corp from excavating its Thacker Pass site in Nevada, which could become one of the country's biggest lithium mines."

Source: Reuters, 07/22/2021

House Passes Bill Requiring EPA To Regulate PFAS In Drinking Water

"The House on Wednesday approved a bill that would require the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to establish national drinking water standards for “forever chemicals” — a group of toxic compounds linked to kidney and liver issues, among other health problems."

Source: The Hill, 07/22/2021

"Infrastructure Vote Fails As Senators Try To Salvage Bipartisan Deal"

"Senate Republicans blocked moving forward on a bipartisan infrastructure bill that’s still being negotiated on Wednesday. Surprisingly, members of the group insist they're unbothered."

Source: Politico, 07/22/2021

"Justice Department Curtails Seizure Of Reporters’ Phone, Email Records"

"Attorney General Merrick Garland has sharply limited how and when prosecutors can secretly obtain reporters’ phone and email records, formalizing a Biden administration decree that the government would stop using secret orders and subpoenas for journalists’ data to hunt for leakers."

Source: Washington Post, 07/21/2021

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