Senate Ratifies Global Climate Treaty

Senator Carper said it is time to join the rest of the international community. On Wednesday, the Senate voted to approve the Kigali Amendment, a global climate deal…

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NOAA Agency to Study Rare Alaskan Whale

North Pacific right whales are down to roughly 30 in number. Last week, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries agreed to study the habitat designations for…

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Senate Working on Climate Deal Before August Recess

The majority members urge compromise and bipartisanship. Members of the Senate have been negotiating a bill to address climate change for some time, maintaining conversations with key centrists…

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Administration Considering Limits on Single-Use Plastics

The Interior Department has already planned restrictions at national parks and on public lands. President Biden’s administration is considering limits on single-use plastics in government purchases. The General…

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Secretary Haaland Celebrates Native Land Return

Interior returns title for 1,000 acres to Onondaga Nation. Last week, Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland celebrated the transferral of 1,000 acres of ancestral land to the…

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Supreme Court Limits EPA Powers

“Blank check” on regulatory authority trimmed. The Supreme Court limited the Environmental Protection Agency’s authority to regulate power plants’ greenhouse gas emissions in a 6-3 ruling released Thursday.…

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Interior Department Investing in Orphaned Wells

Hundreds of wells to be addressed in parks, forests, and wildlife refuges. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Land Management has announced that the agency will invest in…

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SEC Extends Public Comment Period for Climate Change

Private sector gets extra input into climate oversight rules.  The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has extended its period for public comment on three current climate information…

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New Office at DOJ for Environmental Justice

Will seek equitable treatment for minority communities.  The Department of Justice announced that it will create a new office focused on environmental justice and would apply a new…

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Interior Considering Public Lands for Navy Use

Opens comment period on withdrawal extension for possible legislative transfer. This week, the Bureau of Land Management within the Department of the Interior announced the opening of the…

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