Indian Country Today – USDA puts brakes on Oak Flat transfer – for now

NY Times – Haaland, With a Key Vote in Her Column, Appears Headed for Confirmation

US EPA – EPA Announces Availability of Up to $6 Million in Annual Environmental Justice Grants

US News – Johnson & Johnson Virus Vaccine Ships

Greenwire – Environmental Justice advisors eye more muscular agency role

Vox – The Fauci of climate change? Gina McCarthy is in charge of Biden’s massive climate agenda.

Ambient Air Quality/EPA/NTAA/Tribes

Smithsonian Magazine – How Navajo Physicians are Battling the COVID-19 Pandemic

Grist – Inside Biden’s uphill battle to restore the EPA after Trump – Southern Ute Tribe confirms discovery of COVID-19 variant

US News – What to Know About the Variant in California

NPR – As Fires Worsen, A Mental Health Crisis For Those Battling Them

E&E – Biden raises key metric for greenhouse gases

High Country News – Mountaintop removal threatens traditional Blackfoot territory

Vice – Carbon Monoxide Poisonings Skyrocket in Texas as People Seek Warmth

National Association of Clean Air Agencies – Washington Update

Climate Change/Energy

NY Times – Reversing Trump, Interior Department Moves Swiftly on Climate Change

The Washington Post – Biden is hiking the cost of carbon. It will change how the U.S. tackles global warming.

The Atlantic – Texas’s Disaster Is Over. The Fallout Is Just Beginning.

Gizmodo – A Huge Red Flag Just Popped Up in a Little-Studies Region of Antarctica

Yale Climate Connections – COVID recovery packages should include climate solutions, researchers say

AP – InvestigateWest: Cascadia mapping shows climate inequities

The Wall Street Journal – Texas Electric Bills Were $28 Billion Higher Under Deregulation

Nexus – Extreme Heat, Driven by Climate Change, Threatens Postal Workers

AP – USPS selects Oshkosh Defense to Build greener mail truck

Toxics/Mobile Sources

Reuters – Betting on death of petrol cars, Volvo to go all electric by 2030

Indian Country Today – Sex trafficking sting nets Enbridge pipeline workers

High Country News – A crude virus: How ‘man camps’ can cause a COVID surge

The Washington Post – A lesson in electric school buses

NY Times – How Green Are Electric Vehicles?

The Verge – Left out of boil water orders, some Texans may need to test wells

Inside Climate News – Maryland’s Capital City Joins a Ling Line of Litigants Seeking Climate-Related Damages from the Fossil Fuel Industry

Indoor Air Quality

NY Times – Why Opening Windows Is a Key to Reopening Schools

Green and Save – CDC Guidance for IAQ

KHTS Radio – Get Healthier Indoor Air Quality In Your Home

Be sure to subscribe to EPA’s IAQ Bulletins