Day: June 12, 2023

Environment
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How the Supreme Court’s Wetlands Ruling Could Impact Pollution, Flooding

The Supreme Court’s decision to curb federal regulations for wetlands could have far-reaching implications for America’s water. The ruling is expected to open the nation up to more water pollution, experts say. And not only that: They say it could also make the country more vulnerable to floods. The court Thursday narrowed the federal government’s authority to regulate wetlands, saying it only has jurisdiction over those that […]

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Climate Change
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Europe
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Nations Meet to Strike Plastic Pollution Treaty

Norway’s climate and environment minister played down calls for strict caps on the production of plastic but said the manufacture of so-called “virgin plastic” should be reduced, as talks on a global treaty to stop the mounting plastic pollution crisis opened on Monday.  More than 145 countries are hoping to hammer out a treaty by […]

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