New York Times – There’s a Global Plan to Conserve Nature. Indigenous People Could Lead the Way. – Native America Calling: Native Women leaders make their mark throughout history

Cronkite News – Feds rescind OK for copper mine at Oak Flat, seek ‘thorough review’

NY Times – New EPA Head Says Agency Has Climate Regulations Underway

Ambient Air Quality/EPA/NTAA/Tribes

EPA – EPA Strengthens Key Power Plant Rule to Reduce Smog this Summer and Improve Air Quality for Millions of Americans

CNN – Satellite images show air pollution returning to pre-pandemic levels as restrictions loosen

The Conversation – Fixing indoor air pollution problems that are raising Native Americans’ COVID-19 risk

E&E – Biden admin advances large solar project on tribal land

High Country News – Bridging the digital divide in Indian Country

Inside Climate News – Environmental Justice Plays a Key Role in Biden’s Covid-19 Stimulus Package

AP – Nurses fight conspiracy theories along with coronavirus

NPR – Desert Dust Sweeps Into Beijing, Causing China’s Worst Sandstorm In 10 Years

National Association of Clean Air Agencies – Washington Update

Climate Change/Energy

AZ Central – Between anger and sadness: How the climate crisis has become a mental health crisis

Nature – Business risk and the emergence of climate analytics

Bloomberg – Redlined, Now Flooding

Washington Post – Colorado and Wyoming see record blizzard, hostoric snowfall in Dener and Cheyenne

Global Safety Net – The first global-scale analysis of land areas requiring protection to solve the twin crises of biodiversity loss and climate change, upholding and strengthening Indigenous land rights.

Toxics/Mobile Sources

The Detroit Bureau – Medium- and Long-Haul EV Trucks Cheaper to Own, Operate than Diesel, Finds New Study

Drilled News – Frackakachia And The Great Fracking Jobs Myth

Earther – The Secret History and Uncertain Future of Big Oil’s Unfunniest Meme Website

Gizmodo – Shocking Findings Show the Amazon May Already Be a Greenhouse Gas Emitter

KQED – Environmental Groups Urge Feds to Reject Gas Drilling Project in North Bay Wetland

CNN – As spring thaws the Minnesota ice, a new pipeline battle fires up

AP – Groups sue over California county’s plan to drill oil wells

Indoor Air Quality

The Conversation – Fixing indoor air pollution problems that are raising Native Americans’ COVID-19 risk

Popular Science – 2021’s Best Air Purifiers

Facility Executive Magazine – Candid Discussions About Indoor Air Quality

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