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Be sure to join today’s NTAA Informational Webinar on EPA’s Proposed Methane Rule at 2pm ET. You can register and attend NTAA’s webinar here. The 1 ½ hour webinar will include a Panel Discussion with:

  • NTAA’s Ian Fisher and Laura McKelvey
  • American Lung Association’s Laura Kate Bender
  • Moms Clean Air Force’s Shaina Oliver and Celerah Hewes
  • EDF’s Eric Kills a Hundred and Edwin LaMair

You can learn more and comment from NTAA’s Policy Resource Kits page here.

Ambient Air Quality/EPA/NTAA/Tribes News

E&E News – EPA to review rules for largest source of lead in air

Indian Country Today – Tribal sovereignty ballot initiative smashes threshold

Inside Climate News – In the Latest Rights of Nature Case, a Tribe Is Suing Seattle on Behalf of Salmon in the Skagit River

Mongabay News – By cultivating seaweed, Indigenous communities restore connection to the ocean

ABC News – Low-income schools facing string of challenges after natural disasters: Report

The Hill – GOP senator blocks Biden EPA nominees over coal plant decision

Indian Country Today – Setting a climate course when politics divides

Indian Country Today – Vicious circle: Tribal broadband program hindered

Here’s your link to this week’s NACAA Washington Update

Climate Change/Energy

Reuters – How the White House hopes to save Biden’s Build Back Better bill

E&E News – DOT to allot $27B to fix bridges, ensure climate resilience

E&E News – Interior reveals plans for orphan well cleanup

E&E News – EPA tackles coal-to-crypto industry trend

Energy Wire – Power companies back EPA climate authority at Supreme Court

The Guardian – Global heating linked to early birth and damage to babies’ health, scientists find

Grist – Biden is ending Trump’s war on green appliances — but not very quickly

Reuters – Emissions set to rise with global power demand – IEA

ITEP Tribes and Climate Change Monthly Newsletter

Toxics/Mobile Sources

NBC News – California’s Salton Sea is a potential hotspot for lithium production

CNBC – How the U.S. fell behind in lithium, the ‘white gold’ of electric vehicles

The Guardian – Chemical pollution has passed safe limit for humanity, say scientists

The Verge – Bill Gates’ climate fund looks to funnel billions into carbon removal, green hydrogen, and more

Indoor Air Quality

PR Newswire – Johnson Controls Unveils Industry-First OpenBlue Indoor Air Quality as a Service Solution to Help Organizations Keep Occupants Safe and Healthy

Yahoo! Finance – North America HVAC System Market to Hit USD 58.56 Billion by 2028; Awareness Regarding Maintaining Indoor Air Quality to Augment Market Growth: Fortune Business Insights™

Street Insider – Clean Air Matters; How Effective Clean Air Technology Is Becoming Essential to a Healthy Future