The NTAA is excited to present the 2022 Status of Tribal Air Report! We hope that you’ll be able to join us for an informational webinar to review the 100-page report from NTAA EC members and staff. This webinar will take place on Tuesday, December 6th, 12-1:30pm PST or 3-4:30pm EST. Register here!
NTAA has just published a helpful fact sheet for Tribes: The Inflation Reduction Act and Its Potential for Tribal Participation. This fact sheet and additional resources can be found on NTAA’s Policy Resource Kit web page here. EPA and several other federal agencies are conducting Tribal consultation for Tribes on funding from the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA). More information can be found on this new NTAA fact sheet!
LIVE! The White House – Today, the White House is pleased to kick-off the 2022 White House Tribal Nations Summit. Click here to view the agenda.
The Summit will feature new Administration announcements and efforts to implement key policy initiatives supporting Tribal communities. Tune in to both days of the Summit using the links below.
Wednesday, November 30th: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D4ySH0O_gJw
Thursday, December 1st: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x2hcO23pl7I
ABC News – Biden making new commitments at Tribal Nations Summit
White House Fact Sheet – Biden-Harris Administration Announces New Actions to Support Indian Country and Native Communities Ahead of the Administration’s Second Tribal Nations Summit
AP – Biden making new commitments to Native American nations during summit
Reuters – COP27 climate summit missed chance for ambition on fossil fuels, critics say
The Guardian – Bison proliferate as Native American tribes reclaim stewardship
Indian Country Today – Mary Peltola, 1st Alaska Native in Congress, wins full term
Ambient Air Quality/EPA/Tribes News
E&E News – Committee deadlocks on EPA air nominee
E&E News – Biden admin proposes methane rules for public lands
E&E News – Leaders to decide fate of spending, permitting bills
National Law Review – EPA Proposes Expedited Release of Environmental Justice Data
ABC 10 – Why cultural burning might be an answer to California’s fire season
Oregon Public Radio – Air pollution monitoring to increase for diverse communities in Portland and on Oregon coast
American Council on Science and Health – Timing The Health Effects Of Air Pollution
East Oregonian – Umatilla tribes celebrate 40 years of Department of Natural Resources
Indian Country Today – Joye Braun, the firestorm, dies at 53
National Association of Clean Air Agencies – Washington Update
The Hill – Possible rail strike could send shockwaves through energy industry
Washington Post – 3 climate stories you may have missed over the Thanksgiving break
Inside Climate News – Corn Nourishes the Hopi Identity, but Climate-Driven Drought Is Stressing the Tribe’s Foods and Traditions
Inside Climate News – For Many, the Global Warming Confab That Rose in the Egyptian Desert Was a Mirage
The Hill – Climate activists set to pressure Biden with Congress divided
AP – NASA cancels greenhouse gas monitoring satellite due to cost
Gizmodo – Drought Is Killing Christmas Trees Across the U.S.
E$E News – Colorado: Capital of ‘responsibly sourced’ oil and gas
E&E News – EPA floats sharply increased social cost of carbon
E&E News – Western states ponder regional grid as renewables grow
Reuters – Puerto Rican towns sue Big Oil under RICO alleging collusion on climate denial
E&E News – EPA skips stricter aircraft pollution regs
AP – Judge orders Enbridge, tribe to form emergency pipeline plan
Gizmodo – Shipping Emissions Are Black Friday’s Dirty Secret
KTOO – Biden administration announces $15M in climate grants for Alaska tribes
Rig Zone – Final Guidance Published for Tribes to Pick Up Orphaned Well Grant
Indian Country Today – Long battle against radioactive waste turns personal
Indoor Air Quality
New York Times – Can Sensor Technology Help Keep Office Workers Healthy?
CNBC – Is your house making you sick? 3 things you might not realize are affecting your health at home—and how to fix them