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Top Stories

CNN – 2 dead in the McKinney Fire in Northern California, the state’s largest blaze this year

Newsweek – Wildfire Map Shows California, Oregon and Montana Areas Tackling Blazes

The Guardian – Joe Biden hails Senate deal as ‘most significant’ US climate legislation ever

CNN – All eyes turn to Sinema as Democrats face a week that could transform Biden’s presidency

Indian Country Today – State of Alaska recognizes tribes with historic bill

United Nations – In historic move, UN declares healthy environment a human right

Ambient Air Quality/EPA/NTAA/Tribes News

City Journal – Sizing up the reconciliation bill’s energy provisions

EPA – EPA Announces Flyovers in the Permian Basin in New Mexico and Texas

ASU News – ASU researchers to address local air-quality concerns

Air Quality News – Can mushroom cladding save us from air pollution?

Earthjustice – Severe Human Health Risks Ongoing in Fairbanks as EPA Fails to Address Some of the Nation’s Worst Air Pollution

Newswire – AG Rosenblum asks EPA to consider National Ambient Air Quality Standards for Greenhouse Gases

Bloomberg News – Air Pollution Likely to Contribute to Diseases including Dementia, UK Committee Finds

San Francisco Examiner – California’s high COVID rates connected to poor air quality

Texas Tribune – Smog levels in Texas surge during heat wave, bringing worst summer air quality in a decade

US News – Nez Perce Tribe Disputes Idaho Gold Mine Air Quality Permit

Climate Change/Energy

The Guardian – EPA: game not over, says environmental agency leader after supreme court blow

AP News – Richer nations fall short on climate finance pledge

Indian Country Today – Gambling on a climate deal

NPR – What it means to have Manchin backing a bill to fight climate change

Reuters – U.S. Senate bill could be death blow for Biden anti-drilling pledge

The Hill – Inflation Reduction Act will boost EPA efforts to tackle the climate crisis

The Hill – Kentucky Governor says he’s worried officials will find bodies ‘for weeks to come’ after floods

Toxics/Mobile Sources

EPA – EPA Seeks Input on Latest Pollution Prevention Grant Opportunity Funded by $100 Million Investment from President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

Denver Channel – Colorado natural gas company $3.25 million for alleged violations of federal, state clean air laws

Energy News Network – EPA considers new rules to push coal plant retirements

Indoor Air Quality

Los Angeles Times – This DIY box helps clear indoor air of the coronavirus. Why aren’t more people using them?

The Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration NEWS  – Bill Offers Incentives for Indoor Air Quality Improvements

Safety and Health News – NIST launches tool to help assess ventilation and indoor air quality

Workers Health and Safety Center – Quality indoor air: Follow the evidence and train for solutions