Top Stories

The Guardian – Atmospheric dust may have hidden true extent of global heating

The Guardian – How fracking is taking its toll on Argentina’s indigenous people

E&E – EPA Unveils 100M for Environmental Justice

The EOP Inflation Reduction Act guidebook is live and an excellent resource for stakeholders!  IRA webpage with the “living guidebook” and links to the PDF and downloadable data set: https://www.whitehouse.gov/cleanenergy/inflation-reduction-act-guidebook/

IRA Guidebook PDF – https://www.whitehouse.gov/wp-content/uploads/2022/12/Inflation-Reduction-Act-Guidebook.pdf

Information for IRA and other competitive grants –  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8DsRrod7XKk

NACAA – Washington Update

Ambient Air Quality/EPA/Tribes News

Environmental Defense Fund – EPA Methane Proposal makes critical progress but work remains to Quickly Finalize Protective Standards

PBS News – Researchers look for link between air pollution and brain disease

Yale Climate Connections – Breathe easier during wildfire season with this inexpensive air filter

NPR – Grassroots efforts bring Firewood to Hopi People

Climate Change/Energy

NPR – California storms bring more heavy rain, flooding and power outages

Yale Climate Solutions – How artists can raise awareness of climate risks and solutions

Yale Climate Solutions – The US had 18 different billion dollar weather disasters in 2022

Toxics/Mobile Sources

CleanTechnica – EPA Requirement keeps Electric Buses out of low-income Schools

KNKX –New state study fuels renewed efforts to ban toxic chemicals from cosmetics in Washington

MIT Technology Review – How old batteries will help power tomorrow’s EVs

Indoor Air Quality

The Washington Post – 6 Ways to Improve your home’s air quality this Winter

The Weather Channel – Indoor Air Pollution Could be Up to Five Times Worse than Outdoor Air Pollution, Say Experts

MindBodyGreen – How a minimalist lifestyle can help improve your air quality