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Infrastructure: Schumer Vows To Pass Only 'A Strong, Bold Climate Bill'

"Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) vowed he “will not pass” an infrastructure package that removes the climate provisions of President Biden's American Jobs Act."

Source: The Hill, 06/18/2021

Companies Bet Carbon Labels Can Help Climate. Will Consumers Catch On?

"Now, companies are creating labels to show consumers the environmental costs of their daily habits. Carbon labels have already cropped up salads, sneakers and even face creams. Unilever, the maker of Dove soap and Lipton teas, has said it will add labels to all of its 70,000 products."

Source: Thomson Reuters Fdn., 06/18/2021

"EPA Chief Reinstates Science Advisory Board He Dismantled"

"The head of the Environmental Protection Agency said Thursday he has fully reinstated one of two key advisory boards he dismantled earlier this year in a push for “scientific integrity” at the agency."

Source: AP, 06/18/2021

"Historic Heat Wave Expands Across California, Wildfire Risk Builds"

"The record-breaking heat wave roasting the West is expanding its grip on Thursday, with the focus of the triple-digit heat shifting into California — particularly the Central Valley and desert regions."

Source: Axios, 06/18/2021

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