"Peru: 21 Beaches Polluted By Spill Linked To Tonga Eruption"

"Peru declared an environmental emergency on Thursday after announcing that 21 beaches on the Pacific coast were contaminated by an oil spill at a refinery run by Spain-based Repsol, following surging waves caused by the eruption of an underwater volcano near Tonga."

Source: AP, 01/21/2022

How Utility Convinced Georgia to Let It Bury Toxic Waste in Groundwater

"Documents reveal Georgia Power went to great lengths to advocate for risky waste storage. After a ProPublica investigation exposed this practice, the EPA is trying to block the move."

Source: ProPublica, 01/19/2022

"Federal Pipeline Agency Shifts Focus To Cut Methane"

"The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration is readying its first-ever restrictions on methane emissions and planning to press pipeline companies on the issue in the coming months, marking a significant shift for a federal agency traditionally focused on safety and oil spills."

Source: E&E News, 01/18/2022

"Supreme Court Shot-Or-Test Rule Freeze Hits Agency Powers"

"The Supreme Court’s order yesterday blocking vaccine-or-test requirements for large employers sent a daunting message to environmental lawyers. Legal observers say the court, which is now dominated by six conservative justices, has signaled its interest in reining in the regulatory authority of federal agencies. And EPA could be next."

Source: E&E News, 01/17/2022


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