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  • Biden's truce with oil industry collapses over gas export permits
    President Biden's decision to halt new permits for gas export terminals has spurred the oil and gas industry to rally behind Donald Trump for the 2024 election.Lisa Friedman and Rebecca Elliott report for The New York Times.In short:Biden initially balanced climate goals with industry profits, but paused new gas export permits in January.This move has […]
  • Petrochemical company faces hefty fines for 2019 explosions in Texas
    A Texas petrochemical company has agreed to pay more than $30 million in fines and penalties for Clean Air Act violations following explosions in 2019 that injured workers and forced mass evacuations.The Associated Press reports.In short:The 2019 explosions at TPC Group's plant in Port Neches, Texas, forced the evacuation of over 50,000 people and released […]
  • Rising sea levels threaten septic systems in the South
    Rising sea levels are causing septic system failures in South Florida, posing significant health and environmental risks.Brady Dennis, Kevin Crowe, and John Muyskens report for The Washington Post.In short:Flooding and malfunctioning septic systems are common in Miami neighborhoods, contaminating waterways with untreated sewage.Sea levels in the South have risen significantly, pushing groundwater higher and compromising […]
  • Extreme heat in Mexico leading to howler monkey deaths
    Howler monkeys are dying in Mexico’s southeastern forests due to intense heat and drought conditions.Luis Manuel Lopez and Raul Cortes report for Reuters.In short: Up to 85 howler monkeys have died in Tabasco due to severe heat, with temperatures exceeding 45°C. Tabasco's Civil Protection agency attributes the deaths to dehydration, confirming incidents in three municipalities. […]
  • Miami experiences record-breaking May heat, sparking summer fears
    Miami's unprecedented May heat has experts concerned about the implications for the upcoming summer and hurricane season.Patricia Mazzei reports for The New York Times.In short:Miami experienced record-breaking heat, with a heat index reaching 112 degrees, 11 degrees higher than previous records.Meteorologists are worried about the impact of early extreme heat on the summer and hurricane […]
RSS Energy News Network | SE
  • Duke Energy’s plans for new gas in N.C. on a collision course with new Biden power plant rules
    Advocates say the federal standards underscore state law and raise the stakes for near-term permitting decisions for new fossil fuel plants. Duke Energy’s plans for new gas in N.C. on a collision course with new Biden power plant rules is an article from Energy News Network, a nonprofit news service covering the clean energy transition. […]
  • Lawmakers take aim at community air monitoring in Louisiana 
    Republican legislators have blunted the impact of citizen-led air monitoring, which is set to receive millions from the feds Lawmakers take aim at community air monitoring in Louisiana  is an article from Energy News Network, a nonprofit news service covering the clean energy transition. If you would like to support us please make a donation.
  • Climate resilience project aims to reimagine neglected, flood-prone Norfolk neighborhood
    A winding “blue greenway” is being designed to tame torrential rainfall, mitigate extreme heat and introduce green amenities to an underserved community. Climate resilience project aims to reimagine neglected, flood-prone Norfolk neighborhood is an article from Energy News Network, a nonprofit news service covering the clean energy transition. If you would like to support us […]
  • What would the Biden administration’s new truck rule mean for North Carolina?
    Clean transportation advocates say the state’s air quality and economy stand to benefit from new federal tailpipe emission rules for heavy trucks and buses — but more work is still needed. What would the Biden administration’s new truck rule mean for North Carolina? is an article from Energy News Network, a nonprofit news service covering […]
  • Virginia law expands shared solar into coal country, but key details still have to be worked out
    Legislation passed this year requires Appalachian Power to start working with utility regulators on a solar subscription program by Jan. 1. Virginia law expands shared solar into coal country, but key details still have to be worked out is an article from Energy News Network, a nonprofit news service covering the clean energy transition. If […]
RSS Recovery Diva
  • FEMA’s Streamlined Disaster Relief in TX
    From Fox News in Houston TX: FEMA disaster relief: New aid, streamlined application process for storm victims. “…For the thousands of people who have been devastated by this month’s floods and storms, new help is available from the Federal Emergency … Continue reading →
  • In Maui Health Problems Persist
    From the WashPost: Months after Maui Fires, Health Problems Persist. A new report details respiratory ailments, mental health conditions and lack of access to medical care following the deadly fire in Lahaina in August.
  • More Canadian Smoke Coming to the U.S.
    From TheConversation: Wildfire smoke is back – fires burning across Canada are already triggering US air quality alerts in the Midwest and Plains “The North American Seasonal Fire Assessment and Outlook for May through July highlights drought conditions in western … Continue reading →
  • Profile of FEMA Administrator Deanne Criswell
    From CNN.com: How Deanne Criswell blazed a trail from fighting fires to running FEMA. An excerpt: “She joined FEMA during the Obama administration, helping to oversee the agency’s response to natural disasters across the country. In 2019, she became the … Continue reading →
  • Changes in Gulf of Mexico
    A special edition of Issues is titled On the Front Lines of Change: Reporting from the Gulf of Mexico. Several articles dealing with findings from research on past Gulf Coast disasters. On the Front Lines of Change: Reporting From the … Continue reading →
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