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Lawmakers urge the Biden administration to finalize climate disclosure rules for federal contractors

Lawmakers urge the Biden administration to finalize climate disclosure rules for federal contractors

In a push to leverage the U.S. government's purchasing power for climate action, Congress members call for the rapid finalization of federal contractor climate disclosure rules.

Marianne Lavelle reports for InsideClimate News.

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Byzantine application process stymies funding for solar panels, electric buses

An unprecedented $538 billion promises to help the neediest communities transition to clean energy. But local officials say they’re ill-equipped to navigate the federal funding maze.
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Youth climate lawsuit against federal government headed for trial

A federal judge has ruled that a high-profile climate lawsuit, brought by a group of Oregon youth against the U.S. government, can finally go to trial.

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Rep. Emanuel Cleaver wants the federal government to throw out Missouri’s regional haze plan

Congressional representatives from St. Louis and Kansas City and environmental groups argue the state’s plan doesn’t make meaningful attempts to reduce the pollution that causes haze.
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