EPA Proposes New Home Appliance Rules

Concerns are expressed over hydrofluorocarbons.  The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) The Environmental Protection Agency has proposed rules that would restrict the use of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) in refrigerators, air…

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Land Bureau Drafts Rules to Prevent Methane Leaks

Proposal would require monthly leak detection for oil and gas drilling. The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) proposed rules this week to curb methane gas leaks from oil…

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President Announces Restrictions on Methane Emissions

Methane is a potent greenhouse gas. President Joe Biden gave a speech before the United Nations COP27 climate convention in Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt, in which he announced…

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Special Climate Envoy Urged to Support Climate Fund

100 environmental groups write a letter ahead of COP27 Summit. Presidential Special Envoy for Climate John Kerry received a letter from over 100 environmental groups based in the…

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Funding Offered for Nuclear Waste Management Education

DOE provides $16 million to discuss “consensual solutions” with communities. The Department of Energy announced this past week that they will offer $16 million to fund up to…

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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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EPA Waives Fuel Rule After Indiana Refinery Fire

The summer fuel mandate was removed in four states to compensate for the loss. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued an emergency waiver last week, lifting the Clean…

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DOE Funds National Laboratories’ Green Energy Research

$540 million is allocated for 54 universities and 11 National Laboratories. The Department of Energy announced last week that they will be awarding $540 million to 54 universities…

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DOE Announces Technology Commercialization Fund

Seven national laboratory projects have been chosen for funding. The Department of Energy has announced that seven national laboratory projects have been chosen to receive $18.4 million through…

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DOT Says States Should Set Tailpipe Emissions Standards

Proposed rule would require reports on climate target progress. The Department of Transportation announced Thursday it is proposing a rule to require that state transportation agencies set new…

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