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NY Times – Depleted Under Trump, a ‘Traumatized’ E.P.A. Struggles With Its Mission

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/


Upcoming informational webinar on the newly released Request for Applications for the Environmental Justice Government-to-Government Cooperative Agreements (G2G).

There are two tribal government “tracks” in this program:  $20 million available to all federal recognized tribes, and $10 million available to “remote tribes.” Date Time (Eastern Time) Zoom Webinar Information:

January 26, 2023 (EJG2G Live Webinar) 2:00pm – 3:30pm ET Zoom Webinar Format – Applicants may ask general questions about this RFA. Visit the following link for log-in information: Join the January 26, 2023 EJG2G webinar. Registration is NOT required.

This webinar is the best way for tribes to learn about this new EPA environmental justice financial assistance program and to get answers. For more information on the EJG2G Program, Please visit: https://www.epa.gov/environmentaljustice/environmental-justice-government-government-program for more information.


NACAA – Washington Update

Ambient Air Quality/EPA/Tribes News

Bloomberg Law – EPA Settlement sets deadlines for oil and gas air toxics rules

Ohio Capital Journal – Air quality impacting maternal, infant health of Ohions

KSL – Utah sir quality has been good, but that may change soon

Climate Change/Energy

CT Mirror – Air pollution can affect health. Climate change is worsening both

Yale Climate Connection – Researchers study how to help forests thrive in a warmer climate

Yahoo News – Secretary of energy praises Texas’s green energy production surpassing California’s

Now This News – Experts: Climate change could mean more polar bear attacks on humans

Toxics/Mobile Sources

Yale Climate Connections – Myths about fossil fuels and renewable energy are circulating again. Don’t buy them.

KOMO News – 50 years after the Clean Water Act, toxic substances are still dumped in US waterways

Inside Climate News – NOAA Climate Scientists cruise Washington and Baltimore for Hotspots – of Greenhouse Gases and Air Pollutants

Indoor Air Quality

Vancouver Sun – Parents demand B.C. schools do more to improve air quality

Clean Link – Fast Facts: How vacuum filtration helps improve indoor air

GBH – Worried about indoor air pollution from gas stovetops? Try induction cooktops