"Hudson Canyon, a vast gorge in the Atlantic Ocean that is home to endangered whales, sharks, sea turtles, would become a national marine sanctuary under a proposal made by the Biden administration on Wednesday."
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"Cleanups of polluted urban sites are in line for billions of dollars in funding following last year’s infrastructure law—money that advocates of disadvantaged communities say should help steer redevelopment into much-needed grocery stores, affordable housing, and better-paying jobs."
"Crypto interests are lobbying Gov. Kathy Hochul to veto a groundbreaking bill that would temporarily halt new crypto-mining projects at fossil-fuel burning plants."
"Five automakers including Ford Motor Co, Volkswagen AG and Honda Motor Co on Tuesday backed efforts by President Joe Biden's administration to restore California's ability to set its own strict tailpipe and zero-emission vehicle standards."
"Some rivers and lakes wouldn’t be swimmable today without this critical law. But it could use a refresh to help meet our current challenges."
"The Mamalilikulla First Nation has declared part of its traditional territory on British Columbia’s Central Coast that it lost to colonialism to be an Indigenous protected and conserved area (IPCA)."
"Climate migration threatens to uproot millions of people worldwide, and immigration experts see the Biden administration’s treatment of Ukrainian nationals fleeing Russian violence as a model for how to better manage future global displacement following climate disasters."
"Law professors say much of the buzz around a California court’s finding that bees meet the definition of fish missed the mark, and that the decision isn’t as unusual as it seems."
"Biden is pushing for countries to adopt a zero-emissions goal for shipping by 2050. But environmentalists want action at home."
"EPA has reached a tentative deal with environmental groups in a lawsuit brought over toxic pollution in the swath of Louisiana known as “Cancer Alley.”"