NPR – Wildfires In The West Are Putting Parched Tribal Lands In Growing Danger

NPR – Senate Budget Has Funds To Ensure Infrastructure Works As The Climate Changes: NPR’s Steve Inskeep talks to EPA Administrator Michael Regan about his agency’s current priorities: including water infrastructure, environmental justice and clean transportation.

Washington Post – Wildfire smoke is clogging skies in the Western U.S., Canada

NY Times – Climate Change Drove Western Heat Wave’s Extreme Records, Analysis Finds

Seattle Times – Crushing heat wave in Pacific Northwest and Canada cooked shellfish alive by the millions

USA Today – Record setting ‘heat dome’ could keep West sizzling all week as wildfires burn

CNBC – The West Coast is suffering from some of the worst air in the world — these apps show how bad it is

Ambient Air Quality/EPA/NTAA/Tribes

Politico – Democrats unveil $3.5T go-it-alone plan to fulfill Biden’s agenda

NPR – Your Trash Is Emitting Methane In The Landfill. Here’s Why It Matters For The Climate

Indian Country Today – More unmarked graves found in Canada

Navajo-Hopi Observer – Colorado River Indian Tribes become key water player with drought aid to Arizona

The Sun – Fighting wildfires requires even more tribal, local and state coordination

The Black Wall Street Times – Congresswoman Maxine Waters warns Tribes to stop discriminating against Freedmen descendants

The Washington Post – New Virginia state park honors Native American tribes that lived on the land for centuries

The Seattle Times – Historic summit of tribes across Pacific Northwest presses dam removal on Inslee, Biden, Congress

National Association of Clean Air Agencies – Washington Update

Climate Change/Energy

Indian Country Today – Paradigm Shift: Tribe is now an owner of the power grid

The Hill – White House announces new head of climate assessment after ousting Trump-era pick

ABC News – How will the West solve a water crisis if climate change continues to get worse?

The Guardian – Biden’s clean energy plan would cut emissions and save 317,000 lives

The Hill – Energy Dept. seeks to cut cost of energy storage, boost renewables

Marketplace – Benefits of clean energy far outweigh costs, report shows

Indian Country Today – Ongoing threat: Thawing permafrost has damaged Trans-Alaska pipeline

Forbes – Highlights From The BP Statistical Review Of World Energy 2021

Carlsbad Current Argus – How Big Oil keeps a grip on New Mexico – with the help of a major lobbyist

Toxics/Mobile Sources

CNN – Volkswagen and BMW fined $1 billion for running emissions cartel

Global Banking & Finance Review – Exclusive-Shell plans to exit California joint venture with Exxon Mobil -sources

Traffic Technology Today – VIDEO: Will this car – that actually cleans the air – mean an end to inner city pollution?

ABC 11 – More reporting and resources about environmental justice

Market Watch – Just 25 mega cities produce more than half the world’s urban greenhouse gas emissions

The Hill – EPA approved toxic ‘forever’ chemicals for fracking in 2011: report

The Sacramento Bee – As wildfires intensify, California gets a grim reminder about far-reaching toxic smoke

Car and Driver – Volkswagen Reportedly Seeking Co-Investor in Electrify America

Indoor Air Quality

USA Today – The CDC has updated its mask guidelines for schools. Some states will listen, some won’t.

The Hill – EPA bans sale of COVID-19 disinfectant authorized under Trump

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