NTAA hosted a Clean School Bus Workshop last Thursday with special guests California Congresswoman Katie Porter, Alejandra Nunez, Deputy Assistant Administrator for Mobile Sources, Office of Air and Radiation, and World Resources Institute Representative Brittany Barrett. A recording is now available on the NTAA website.
Reuters – U.S. Senate passes $430 bln climate change, tax, drug pricing bill; sends to House
Gizmodo – China Halts Climate Talks With U.S.
EPA – EPA Announces Initial Availability of $11 Million for Technical Assistance Centers to Support Underserved Communities
U.S. DOT – Thriving Communities Program
Ambient Air Quality/EPA/Tribes News
Native News Online – Native News Weekly (August 7, 2022): D.C. Briefs
Utility Dive – Inflation Reduction Act would spur 42% US carbon emissions cut by 2030: Princeton-led study
The Hill – Two in three Americans support spending more federal funds on communities hurt by pollution: poll
CBS News – Due to climate change, Nevada says goodbye to grass
CNN – How the climate bill could save you money on electricity, cars and appliances
Markety Watch – ‘Clean energy’ hiring in solar, wind and EVs expands in red and blue states. Enter your zip code to see where the jobs are.
CNBC – As climate change threatens more homes, some properties are getting too costly to insure
Yale Climate Connection – Geothermal heating and cooling: Renewable energy’s hidden gem
Electrek – Electric F-150 Lightnings save the day with power in Kentucky flood response
Yale Climate Connections – Electrifying transportation reduces emissions AND saves massive amounts of energy
Utility Dive – Ford expands EV battery sourcing pool as supply concerns mount
Environmental Health News – PFAS: The latest toxic concern for those near fracking
Indoor Air Quality
Shaw Local – Improve your Indoor Air Quality – Clean Air
K-12 Dive – Hawaii finds poor air quality in 10% of classrooms
The Conversation – Articles on Indoor Air Quality