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Top Stories

NBC News – Supreme Court restores Oklahoma authority over crimes on reservations

Yale Climate Connections – Free online environmental justice courses available for middle, high school students

EPA – EPA Releases Initial List of Programs Covered Under the Biden-Harris Administration’s Justice40 Initiative

EPA – EPA Announces $18 Million for Training and Technical Assistance for Small, Rural, and Tribal Wastewater Improvements

EPA – EPA awards $1.2 Million to Alaska tribes to help protect communities from harmful diesel emissions

Ambient Air Quality/EPA/NTAA/Tribes News

Grist – Low-cost sensors are helping communities find gaps in air quality data

Grist – Indigenous Ogiek win ‘landmark’ reparations ruling from African Court

Native News Online – Women of Indian Country Respond to the Overturning of Roe v. Wade

Native News Online – Native News Weekly (June 26, 2022): D.C. Briefs

Climate Change/Energy

The Guardian – Energy treaty update fails to address climate crisis, activists say

HuffPost – Congress Quietly Backed An Ambitious Climate Project: Sending CO2 To The Ocean Floor

Energy News Network – Minnesota courts hear challenges to use of agricultural land for solar projects

NPR – Ice in the Arctic is melting even faster than scientists expected, study finds

Discover Magazine – 4 Ways Climate Change Is Already Taking a Toll

Axios – The era of real-time climate change attribution is here

Toxics/Mobile Sources

CNBC – How much money do gas tax holidays actually save drivers? What we know, based on 3 states that put temporary suspensions in place

Gizmodo – A Serious Gas Leak Happens Every 40 Hours in the U.S.

CNBC – Every new passenger car sold in the world will be electric by 2040, says Exxon Mobil CEO Darren Woods

Axios – GOP’s gas tax flip-flop

Canary Media – Startup Amogy raises $46M to fuel cargo ships with green ammonia

Thomson Reuters Foundation – Amid electric vehicle boom, US seeks to flood ‘charging deserts’

Indoor Air Quality

Business Insider – 6 Reasons To Test Your Indoor Air Quality

Globe Newswire – ABM Helps Greene County, Pennsylvania, Improve Indoor Air Quality and Save a Projected $2.9 Million

ACHR News – Airco Service and WellAir Partner to Offer Cleaner, Safer Indoor Air