National (U.S.)

"Maine’s Biggest Water District Sues Over So-Called Forever Chemicals"

"The biggest water district in Maine is suing manufacturers of so-called forever chemicals in the hopes of recouping costs of monitoring and treating polluted wastewater."

Source: AP, 06/06/2024

Mich., Wisc. Govs Tout Biden’s Investments In Climate Group’s $1.4M Ad Buy

"Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) and Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers (D) will appear in ads touting the Biden administration’s green investments in ads running in their state. The $1.4 million total buy from climate group Evergreen includes an ad with each governor, highlighting the impact of the Biden administration’s investments in their state."

Source: The Hill, 06/06/2024

"E.P.A. Moves to Limit Toxic Chemical Used in Hundreds of Products"

"The Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday proposed limits on the use of N-Methylpyrrolidone, a solvent in many products used by both consumers and workers, ranging from arts and crafts supplies to paint remover, that is linked to serious health effects."

Source: NYTimes, 06/06/2024

"Oral History Project Preserves Black and Indigenous Food Traditions"

"The Heirloom Gardens Project records the stories of elders and honors both long-held expertise and culturally meaningful foods."

Source: Civil Eats, 06/05/2024

Record Highs Expected To Fall As Southwest US Bakes In Early Heat Wave

"The first heat wave of the season has arrived earlier than usual across much of the U.S. Southwest, with dangerously hot conditions that produced triple-digit temperatures on Tuesday. Forecasters say temperatures are likely to top 110 degrees Fahrenheit (43.3 Celsius) in some areas by Thursday."

Source: AP, 06/05/2024


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