Lawsuit Challenges USFS CWA Permits for Aerial Firefighting
The U.S. Forest Service (USFS) is seeking Clean Water Act (CWA) Permits from the EPA for anticipated discharges from aerial firefighting efforts that may reach federal water. 

ABC News
The Biden administration on Monday plans to announce a new round public and private commitments aimed at accelerating electric vehicle use throughout United States.

The Pentagon is sounding alarms over Biden administration plans to advance offshore wind projects along the central Atlantic US coast, warning that almost all of the new terrain eyed for development conflicts with military operations.

The Hill
The Biden administration is projecting that under its new proposed rule, most new car sales could be electric by the end of the decade. Experts say a lot needs to be done both technically and in terms of consumer mindset to make this a reality — but many also say it’s possible.

AP News
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — A federal appeals court on Monday overturned Berkeley, California’s first-in-the-nation ban on natural gas in new construction, agreeing with restaurant owners who argued the city bypassed federal energy regulations when it approved the ordinance.

WASHINGTON, April 21 (Reuters) - U.S. President Joe Biden plans to sign an executive order on Friday directing federal agencies to put more focus on environmental polices that do harm to communities, according to the White House.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — As part of President Biden’s Investing in America agenda, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced $52 million for 19 selected projects, including $10 million from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, to strengthen America’s domestic solar supply chain, and $30 million in funding for technologies that will help integrate solar energy into the grid.

April 20 (Reuters) - The Biden administration on Thursday said it had agreed on separate settlements worth about $25 million in total with three natural gas processors to reduce air pollution across 12 states, including in communities disproportionately hit by health-harming emissions.

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released the draft “National Strategy to Prevent Plastic Pollution” for public comment, a significant step forward in the Biden-Harris Administration’s efforts to reduce pollution and build a circular economy for all.
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